North American stock market plunges as trading day begins, loonie down

TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index posted a triple-digit decline in early trading and U.S. stock markets also fell as the volatile swings on financial markets continued for another day amid concerns about the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus outbreak that began in China. The S&P/TSX composite index was

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Hydro One Q2 profit plunges 23% as electricity revenue falls, costs rise

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd.’s second-quarter profit fell by nearly 23 per cent from last year to $155 million as the electricity utility experienced higher weather-related costs for vegetation control and storm-related power restoration. The Toronto-based company — which operations most of Ontario’s power grid — says its net earnings

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Two people dead after car plunges into Lake Ontario

Joshua Freeman, Published Wednesday, July 3, 2019 5:50AM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, July 3, 2019 6:46AM EDT A man and a woman in their 50s have been found dead after divers recovered a vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario in Burlington last night, Halton police say. Crews responded to

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