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Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard denies rape allegations at sex assault trial

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard denies rape allegations at sex assault trial

TORONTO — Canadian musician Jacob Hoggard has emphatically denied raping a teenager and a young woman nearly six years ago, testifying Tuesday that both encounters were consensual and "passionate.
Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law, Legault calls reform 'moderate'

Quebec legislature adopts Bill 96 language law, Legault calls reform 'moderate'

Quebec Premier François Legault sought to reassure anglophones that his government's language law reform, adopted on Tuesday, won't prevent people from accessing health care in English.
Léa Seydoux, once again, rules the Cannes Film Festival

Léa Seydoux, once again, rules the Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival , yet again, belongs to Léa Seydoux.
Creator of popular kids' YouTube channel slams federal online-streaming bill

Creator of popular kids' YouTube channel slams federal online-streaming bill

OTTAWA — The Canadian creator of a children’s YouTube channel with 34.2 million subscribers has condemned the government’s online-streaming bill as a "bad piece of legislation" written by people who don't understand how digital platforms work.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,286.20, up 88.59 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up two cents, or 0.1 per cent, to $22.45 on 39.
Ricky Gervais' Netflix special blasted as 'anti-trans rants'

Ricky Gervais' Netflix special blasted as 'anti-trans rants'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following in Dave Chappelle's footsteps , Ricky Gervais ridicules transgender women in his new Netflix comedy special.
Insurance claimants face long wait times after deadly storm hits Ontario and Quebec

Insurance claimants face long wait times after deadly storm hits Ontario and Quebec

Keri Lewis has a double insurance maze to navigate.
S&P/TSX composite climbs despite big declines by tech and health care sectors

S&P/TSX composite climbs despite big declines by tech and health care sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose after investors returned from a long weekend even as the technology sector was whipsawed by soured sentiment resulting from profit warnings by social media company Snap Inc.
Infant formula crisis another symptom of North American 'managed trade,' experts say

Infant formula crisis another symptom of North American 'managed trade,' experts say

WASHINGTON — Another cargo jet laden with European infant formula will arrive Wednesday in the United States as the White House scrambles to ease a debilitating shortage — a response some fear could lead to even emptier shelves in Canada as well.
Artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun's Truth & Reconciliation Day painting up for auction

Artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun's Truth & Reconciliation Day painting up for auction

TORONTO — A painting by Indigenous artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun in honour of Canada's National Day for Truth & Reconciliation will go up for auction this month in support of drawing attention to the intergenerational effects of the residentia