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Sears Canada common shares to be delisted from TSX

Sears Canada Inc. says it has received notice that its common shares will be delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange at the close of market on July 28. The retailer, which is restructuring under court protection from creditors, says it does not intend to appeal the decision, as its shares remain suspended from trading. Sears Canada has piled up losses …

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Elite food festivals offer unique experiences for the wealthy

Those who can afford it demand celebrity chefs and private wine tastings in rarely visited cellars and other experiences that are off the menu to most of the public. ASPEN, Colo.—Kristine Price Dozier squealed when she saw the email. Dozier, an international trade consultant, her husband and another couple had already spent around $20,000 on hotels, travel and tickets to …

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Giovinco lifts TFC to dramatic Voyageurs Cup victory

Last year, when his teammates needed him most, Sebastian Giovinco became the Atomic Can’t. Giovinco pulled himself off during the late stages of December’s MLS Cup — which many said contributed to Toronto FC’s stunning loss. It was the first bit of criticism the Italian received following two full seasons of unbelievable performances and production and high praise. A slow …

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Blue Jays part ways with veteran reliever Grilli, fall to Baltimore

A large cardboard packing box sat in the stall normally occupied by Jason Grilli in the Toronto Blue Jays clubhouse on Tuesday afternoon. Several of the reliever’s dress shirts were hanging from a rung. Three pairs of his cleats, each bearing his No. 37 on the back, were neatly lined up on a shelf, as if patiently awaiting the return …

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Make the most out of your gambling experience with these great tips

The online casino industry is absolutely booming, with a global revenue of nearly $50 billion.  A large portion of these players live in Canada, where iGaming contributes $13 billion to the economy every year. With more advanced and enjoyable games than ever before, players from all walks of life are getting into iGaming. Perhaps you’ve even heard your friends discussing …

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Asanko Gold CEO claims Muddy Waters report uses outdated and dubious data

Muddy Waters is using outdated information and “dubious drone technology” as the basis for its decision to short Asanko Gold Inc.’s stock, with the sole goal of trying to make the shares worthless, the Canadian miner’s chief executive officer said. The activist short-seller Muddy Waters, founded by Carson Block, issued a report last week saying it was shorting Asanko, which …

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Boost in Canada’s borrowing cost unlikely

OTTAWA—The old debate about whether central banks should raise rates to counteract housing bubbles is finding new life in Canada as the country copes with runaway prices in its two biggest real estate markets. Home prices in Toronto are up 32 per cent over the past year and have more than doubled since the recession. In Vancouver, which is an …

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Warriors take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals with another rout of Cavaliers

Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and beat LeBron James to the rim in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic, and the Golden State Warriors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by downing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 Sunday night in coach Steve Kerr’s return to the sideline after a six-week absence. Their leader and reigning NBA …

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Canadian Women’s Hockey League adding expansion team in China

A team based in China could compete this winter for the Clarkson Cup – the Stanley Cup of women’s hockey. Before a crowd inside the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night, the Canadian Women’s Hockey League announced its plans to add an expansion team in China for the upcoming season. Kunlun Red Star will become the sixth team in …

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Forget ‘cultural appropriation’ — it’s about censorship

It seems to me the debate about so-called “cultural appropriation” is really about censorship. Cultural appropriation — which can be positive or negative — is inevitable. Without it, Shakespeare doesn’t write The Merchant of Venice, Joseph Conrad doesn’t write Heart of Darkness, John Howard Griffin doesn’t write Black Like Me and Gord Downie doesn’t write The Secret Path. The fact …

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