By Commodity News Service Canada
July 24 (CNS Canada) — The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally.
– Many residents of Toronto are questioning the safety of their own city following Sunday’s deadly random street shooting that killed two people and injured 13. The gunman was also killed. The attack is the latest in a string of violent incidents in the city, including 228 shootings so far this year and a deadly van attack in April that killed 10 people.
– United States President Donald Trump tweeted his love for trade tariffs this morning, saying “Tariffs are the greatest! Either a country which has treated the United States unfairly on Trade negotiates a fair deal, or it gets hit with Tariffs.”
– Saskatoon tops Canada’s crime severity index based on 2017 data released by Statistics Canada today. More than half of all census metropolitan areas in the country reported crime index increases for the year. Saskatoon’s crime severity index was 115, Edmonton’s was second highest at 112.3 and Regina’s was third highest at 111.9.