The Toronto stock market was lower for a second day as a U.S. budget deal and a solid retail sales report fuelled expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could start cutting back on its monetary stimulus program as early as next week.
Air Canada is switching its narrowbody fleet to Boeing, announcing Wednesday that it will purchase 61 of the U.S. manufacturer's newest narrowbody aircraft over the next decade in a deal with a face value of about US$6.5 billion.
The Crown prosecutor at the trial of the man charged in Quebec's election-night shooting in 2012 said Wednesday she has no plans to call Pauline Marois to testify but didn't rule out the defence asking the premier to take the stand.
The demise of door-to-door mail delivery in Canada's urban centres loomed large over a dormant Parliament Hill on Wednesday as critics denounced the timing of a bombshell decision that Conservatives defended as a necessary evil.
The Opposition demanded even more heads roll at Ontario Power Generation Wednesday following a damning auditor general's report that found salaries, bonuses and pensions at the government-owned utility are overly generous.
A 79-year-old woman on trial for refusing to fill out the mandatory census in 2011 stood staunchly by her decision Wednesday, as her lawyer suggested the government didn't do enough to address her concerns about a U.S. arms maker's role in the data collection process.