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A governance expert has advised that Toronto-Dominion Bank’s (TD) board should consider succession plans for its CEO amid ongoing U.S. money laundering investigations. Richard Leblanc, a professor of governance, law, and ethics at York University, emphasized the need for TD’s board to discuss the future of CEO Bharat Masrani, especially in light of the bank’s current challenges.
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Professor says TD’s board should discuss 'tenure of the CEO' amid regulatory probes
Professor says TD’s board should discuss 'tenure of the CEO' amid regulatory probes

A governance expert has advised that Toronto-Dominion Bank’s (TD) board should consider succession plans for its CEO amid ongoing U.S. money laundering investigations. Richard Leblanc, a professor of governance, law, and ethics at York University, em…

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Shares of Nvidia Corp. soared on Thursday following an impressive sales forecast that reinforced the company's central role in the booming artificial intelligence (AI) industry. The chipmaker, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, projected second-quarter revenue of about $28 billion, surpassing analysts' expectations of $26.8 billion. This announcement came on the heels of a strong first-quarter performance, driven by significant growth in Nvidia’s data-center division.
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Nvidia forecast shatters estimates as AI boom stays strong
Nvidia forecast shatters estimates as AI boom stays strong

Shares of Nvidia Corp. soared on Thursday following an impressive sales forecast that reinforced the company's central role in the booming artificial intelligence (AI) industry. The chipmaker, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, projected secon…

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Canada’s banking watchdog has issued a stark warning about a looming financial challenge for homeowners with mortgages taken out during the pandemic. With interest rates having surged from near-zero levels, many borrowers will face significant increases in their mortgage payments when they renew their loans.
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Bank regulator in Canada warns of housing-payment shock by 2026
Bank regulator in Canada warns of housing-payment shock by 2026

Canada’s banking watchdog has issued a stark warning about a looming financial challenge for homeowners with mortgages taken out during the pandemic. With interest rates having surged from near-zero levels, many borrowers will face significant increa…

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Buying your own home is a big step in life. It's exciting and makes you feel all grown-up. But there's a lot to think about before you decide which house to buy. One big decision is whether you want to buy an old house or a new one. Old houses have this special charm, like they have stories to tell. They're full of character and unique features that you might not find in newer homes. But before you get caught up in the romance of it all, there are some important things to consider.
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Should you buy an old house? List Questions to Ask Yourself
Should you buy an old house? List Questions to Ask Yourself

Buying your own home is a big step in life. It's exciting and makes you feel all grown-up. But there's a lot to think about before you decide which house to buy. One big decision is whether you want to buy an old house or a new one. Old houses have t…

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Picture this: You're pulling up to your home after a long day, and your driveway catches your eye as you approach. Instead of the cracked, weathered surface you've grown accustomed to, you're greeted by a smooth, elegant expanse of interlocking bricks or pavers. It's not just visually appealing; it's also durable and low maintenance. But before you take the plunge and invest in an interlock driveway, it's essential to weigh the costs against the benefits. In this article, we'll delve into the intricacies of the cost-benefit analysis of installing an interlock driveway, helping you make an informed decision about this significant home improvement project.
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The Cost-Benefit Analysis of Installing an Interlock Driveway
The Cost-Benefit Analysis of Installing an Interlock Driveway

Picture this: You're pulling up to your home after a long day, and your driveway catches your eye as you approach. Instead of the cracked, weathered surface you've grown accustomed to, you're greeted by a smooth, elegant expanse of interlocking brick…

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Canada's largest pension fund, CPP Investments, reported an 8.0% return for the latest fiscal year ending March 31, raising its net assets to $632.3 billion from $570.0 billion the previous year. This increase included $46.4 billion in net income and $15.9 billion in net transfers from the Canada Pension Plan.
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CPP Investments earned 8.0% in latest fiscal year, net assets totalled $632.3 billion
CPP Investments earned 8.0% in latest fiscal year, net assets totalled $632.3 billion

Canada's largest pension fund, CPP Investments, reported an 8.0% return for the latest fiscal year ending March 31, raising its net assets to $632.3 billion from $570.0 billion the previous year. This increase included $46.4 billion in net income and…

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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced on Tuesday that the Liberal government will present its proposal to increase the inclusion rate on capital gains to the House of Commons before the summer break. This move follows the introduction of the capital gains tax changes in Freeland's April budget, though the new inclusion rate was not included in last month's budget legislation.
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Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break
Freeland says capital gains proposal will be tabled before summer break

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced on Tuesday that the Liberal government will present its proposal to increase the inclusion rate on capital gains to the House of Commons before the summer break. This move follows the introduction of the c…

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Canadian banks are preparing to release their second-quarter results, following a period of economic stability. This quarter contrasts sharply with a year ago when U.S. and Swiss bank failures caused widespread concern. At that time, the possibility of a severe economic downturn loomed as central banks raised interest rates to combat inflation.
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Banks to report second-quarter results as credit concerns persist
Banks to report second-quarter results as credit concerns persist

Canadian banks are preparing to release their second-quarter results, following a period of economic stability. This quarter contrasts sharply with a year ago when U.S. and Swiss bank failures caused widespread concern. At that time, the possibility…

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As the U.S. ramps up tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) and other critical goods, there’s growing speculation about whether Canada might follow suit. President Joe Biden’s administration has increased tariffs significantly on Chinese imports, including EVs, semiconductors, batteries, solar cells, and critical minerals, affecting around $18 billion of annual imports. This move aims to protect American industries from what Biden describes as unfair Chinese trade practices.
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If Canada follows U.S. lead on Chinese EV tariffs, impact could be huge
If Canada follows U.S. lead on Chinese EV tariffs, impact could be huge

As the U.S. ramps up tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) and other critical goods, there’s growing speculation about whether Canada might follow suit. President Joe Biden’s administration has increased tariffs significantly on Chinese imports,…

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When it comes to enhancing your home's curb appeal, installing an interlock driveway can significantly elevate the aesthetics while also providing durability and functionality. Interlock driveways are made up of individual pavers or bricks laid in intricate patterns, creating a visually appealing surface for vehicles and pedestrians alike.
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Common Mistakes to Avoid in Interlock Driveway Installation
Common Mistakes to Avoid in Interlock Driveway Installation

When it comes to enhancing your home's curb appeal, installing an interlock driveway can significantly elevate the aesthetics while also providing durability and functionality. Interlock driveways are made up of individual pavers or bricks laid in in…

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Glass shelves add elegance and functionality to any space, whether it's your living room, bathroom, or kitchen. They provide a sleek surface to display your favorite decor items or store essential belongings. However, to maintain their beauty and durability, proper cleaning and care are essential. In this guide, we'll share some simple yet effective tips to help you keep your custom glass shelves sparkling clean and looking their best for years to come.
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Tips for Cleaning and Caring for Your Custom Glass Shelves
Tips for Cleaning and Caring for Your Custom Glass Shelves

Glass shelves add elegance and functionality to any space, whether it's your living room, bathroom, or kitchen. They provide a sleek surface to display your favorite decor items or store essential belongings. However, to maintain their beauty and dur…

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Canada's annual core inflation rate eased for the fourth consecutive month in April, signaling a potential shift in monetary policy in the coming months. Statistics Canada reported a drop in the core inflation measures to an average annual pace of 2.75%, down from 3.05% in March. This decline is slightly below the 2.8% forecasted by economists.
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Canada's inflation rate falls to 2.7% in April as price growth slows across economy
Canada's inflation rate falls to 2.7% in April as price growth slows across economy

Canada's annual core inflation rate eased for the fourth consecutive month in April, signaling a potential shift in monetary policy in the coming months. Statistics Canada reported a drop in the core inflation measures to an average annual pace of 2.…

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The Canadian and U.S. governments are co-investing in critical mineral producers for the first time, aiming to boost regional supplies of essential materials. This collaboration involves a total investment of approximately $32.5 million into two companies: Fortune Minerals Ltd. and Lomiko Metals Inc.
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Canada and U.S. make joint investment in critical mineral producers
Canada and U.S. make joint investment in critical mineral producers

The Canadian and U.S. governments are co-investing in critical mineral producers for the first time, aiming to boost regional supplies of essential materials. This collaboration involves a total investment of approximately $32.5 million into two comp…

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In the Greater Toronto Area, police have charged a man who called himself the "crypto king" with fraud and money laundering. Aiden Pleterski, 25, along with his 27-year-old associate, was charged with fraud over $5,000, and Pleterski also faces a charge of laundering proceeds of crime.
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Self-proclaimed 'crypto king' solicited investments as recently as February
Self-proclaimed 'crypto king' solicited investments as recently as February

In the Greater Toronto Area, police have charged a man who called himself the "crypto king" with fraud and money laundering. Aiden Pleterski, 25, along with his 27-year-old associate, was charged with fraud over $5,000, and Pleterski also faces a cha…

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Manulife's stock has soared over 20 percent year-to-date, a success story that CEO Roy Gori attributes to years of strategic planning and execution. In a recent interview, Gori highlighted the significant traction the company is seeing, primarily driven by its Asian and wealth management businesses. Gori, who took on the CEO role in 2017, aimed to transform Manulife into the most digital and consumer-centric company in the industry. His experience in growing Manulife’s Asian operations has been pivotal in this journey.
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Manulife 20% YTD stock gain today 'years in the making,' CEO says
Manulife 20% YTD stock gain today 'years in the making,' CEO says

Manulife's stock has soared over 20 percent year-to-date, a success story that CEO Roy Gori attributes to years of strategic planning and execution. In a recent interview, Gori highlighted the significant traction the company is seeing, primarily dri…

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Painting your house can be an exciting endeavor. It's a chance to breathe new life into your space, express your personality, and enhance the ambiance of your home. However, amidst the excitement, it's easy to make mistakes that can lead to less-than-desirable results. To ensure your painting project goes smoothly and yields professional-looking outcomes, it's essential to be aware of and avoid common pitfalls.
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Common Full House Painting Mistakes to Avoid
Common Full House Painting Mistakes to Avoid

Painting your house can be an exciting endeavor. It's a chance to breathe new life into your space, express your personality, and enhance the ambiance of your home. However, amidst the excitement, it's easy to make mistakes that can lead to less-than…

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As Tim Hortons celebrated the New Year, it did so with a nod to its origins, bringing back classic doughnuts like the Dutchie and blueberry fritter. This nostalgic move set the stage for the company’s 60th anniversary, a milestone reflecting its evolution since hockey star Tim Horton opened the first shop in Hamilton, Ontario, in 1964.
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Sixty years on, Tim Hortons is synonymous with Canada, but still chasing growth
Sixty years on, Tim Hortons is synonymous with Canada, but still chasing growth

As Tim Hortons celebrated the New Year, it did so with a nod to its origins, bringing back classic doughnuts like the Dutchie and blueberry fritter. This nostalgic move set the stage for the company’s 60th anniversary, a milestone reflecting its evol…

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A recent study by Canada's national housing agency reveals that restrictive regulations and a fragmented construction sector are hindering housing starts in the country. The analysis, published by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), indicates that Canada has the potential to build over 400,000 homes per year. However, in 2023, only 240,267 housing starts were recorded.
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CMHC says regulations, 'fragmented' construction sector weigh on housing starts
CMHC says regulations, 'fragmented' construction sector weigh on housing starts

A recent study by Canada's national housing agency reveals that restrictive regulations and a fragmented construction sector are hindering housing starts in the country. The analysis, published by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), i…

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