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Trump commerce secretary says new study proves need for NAFTA changes

Trump commerce secretary says new study proves need for NAFTA changes

With the next round of NAFTA negotiations set to begin in Ottawa, U.S. President Donald Trump's commerce secretary says a new study proves the need for tougher rules on auto-parts imports in the continental trade agreement.

OHL Roundup: Defending Memorial Cup champion Spitfires open season with win

WINDSOR, Ont. — Luke Kutkevicius scored the winner as the Windsor Spitfires opened the 2017-18 Ontario Hockey League season with a 3-1 win over the Saginaw Spirit.
Canadian retailers see potential NAFTA change as threat

Canadian retailers see potential NAFTA change as threat

TORONTO — A Canadian looking for a high-end men's shoe from can buy it from a major online retailer in the U.S. or get it for 25 per cent less at the bustling Eaton Centre mall in downtown Toronto.
NHL reportedly plans to have independent doctor assess health of Leafs' Lupul.

NHL reportedly plans to have independent doctor assess health of Leafs' Lupul.

TORONTO — The NHL reportedly plans to have an independent doctor assess the health of Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul.
Indigenous leaders want greater role for Manitoba in MMIW inquiry

Indigenous leaders want greater role for Manitoba in MMIW inquiry

WINNIPEG — First Nations leaders in Manitoba want a greater say in the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Vargas and four relievers combine on two-hit shutout as Royals top Blue Jays 1-0

Vargas and four relievers combine on two-hit shutout as Royals top Blue Jays 1-0

TORONTO — The rather staid Rogers Centre crowd briefly came to life in the ninth inning Thursday when Toronto's Jose Bautista stepped into the box in a one-run game against Kansas City reliever Mike Minor.

Quebec suspect charged with murder in Amber Alert case out of coma: lawyer

MONTREAL — A man who fled authorities last week with his six-year-old boy and who was later charged in the slaying of the child's mother is close to being released from hospital, his lawyer said Thursday.

Financials and energy sectors boost TSX, Wall St. down on rate hike expectations

Toronto's main stock index continued to push higher Thursday as Wall Street veered lower on heightened interest rate expectations from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index climbed 65.32 points to 15,454.
Star strikers Giovinco, Altidore may sit out again for Toronto FC

Star strikers Giovinco, Altidore may sit out again for Toronto FC

Toronto FC, whose season-long home win streak evaporated Wednesday in an ugly 5-3 loss to Montreal, may be without star strikers Sebastian Giovinco and Jozy Altidore again this weekend.
NORAD commander calls for modernization to address changing threats

NORAD commander calls for modernization to address changing threats

BANFF, Alta. — The top Canadian officer at the North American Aerospace Defence Command says the system needs to evolve to meet modern threats. Speaking at the Banff Global Business Forum on Thursday, Lt.-Gen.