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TSX moves near all-time high as cannabis and renewables get lift from U.S. blue wave

TSX moves near all-time high as cannabis and renewables get lift from U.S. blue wave

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved to within reach of a record high as cannabis and renewable energy stocks got a lift from Democrats winning control of the U.S. Senate and crude oil closed above US$50 a barrel.
Browns place Vernon on IR, 2 players cited for drag racing

Browns place Vernon on IR, 2 players cited for drag racing

CLEVELAND — Reeling from coach Kevin Stefanski's positive COVID-19 test, the Browns also placed valuable defensive end Olivier Vernon and rookie guard Nick Harris on injured reserve Tuesday.
Toronto stock market rises as crude oil prices reach highest level in 10 months

Toronto stock market rises as crude oil prices reach highest level in 10 months

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose to its highest level since February as the energy sector was powered by oil prices surging to a 10-month high. The key commodity sector climbed 7.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,527.77, up 94.41 points.) Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care. Up less than one cent, or 14.29 per cent, to six cents on 27.
Gold pushes S&P/TSX composite higher to start 2021 while U.S. markets fall

Gold pushes S&P/TSX composite higher to start 2021 while U.S. markets fall

TORONTO — Rising gold prices propelled Canada's main stock index higher on the first trading day of the year. U.S.
Aurora hit by 'cybersecurity incident' on Christmas, doesn't say what data affected

Aurora hit by 'cybersecurity incident' on Christmas, doesn't say what data affected

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it experienced a "cybersecurity incident" over the holidays. The Edmonton-based cannabis producer says the incident took place on Dec. 25, but did not share what data was involved or how it was accessed.
New Kansas lawmaker under court order denied committee seats

New Kansas lawmaker under court order denied committee seats

TOPEKA, Kan. — The top Democrat in the Kansas House has refused to give an incoming lawmaker any committee assignments over issues that include an anti-stalking court order filed against him after he won his seat.

Mexico fentanyl seizures soar by almost 500% in 2020

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican army said Thursday that fentanyl seizures increased by at least 486% in 2020. Military and police forces said on the final day of the year that they had seized an estimated 1.

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

California has nation's 2nd confirmed case of virus variant California on Wednesday announced the nation's second confirmed case of the new and apparently more contagious variant of the coronavirus, offering a strong indication that the infection is

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EST

California has nation's 2nd confirmed case of virus variant California on Wednesday announced the nation's second confirmed case of the new and apparently more contagious variant of the coronavirus, offering a strong indication that the infection is