Commuters walk past a Sears store in Toronto on Thursday April 25, 2013. Sears Canada Inc. reported a net loss of $21.3 million, or 21 cents per share, in the second quarter, compared to a profit of $152.8 million, or $1.50, in the same period last year.
Canada's benchmark stock index hit a new all-time high of 15,561 on Wednesday, buoyed by higher commodity prices and despite some shaky corporate profits.
Executives sounded upbeat about a strong start to the back-to-school shopping season Wednesday as they discussed the retailer's latest quarterly results.
U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 shaking off a dip that came after Federal Reserve minutes indicated that policy makers talked at their last meeting about a sooner-than-anticipated hike to interest rates.
Littlefoot, a grizzly yearling, has been released back into the wild near Cranbrook, BC. He was found this spring severely underweight after being orphaned prior to hibernation last fall.