Saturday, October 23, 2021

Cineworld planned to sell off Cineplex’s signage, RecRoom business: theatre CEO

October 6, 2021 11:36 am TORONTO — Cineworld Group PLC's chief executive was planning to sell off Cineplex Inc.'s RecRoom and signage business in a secret initiative he called "Project...

Canopy Growth denies using Quatreau name to capitalize on similarities with Cointreau

October 5, 2021 11:21 am TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. and its U.S. subsidiary are denying they called their line of cannabidiol beverages Quatreau in order to capitalize on its...

Peter Nygard agrees to U.S. extradition; Toronto police announce sex assault charges

October 1, 2021 11:06 am WINNIPEG — On the same day former Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard agreed to be extradited to the United States to face a charge of...

Pandemic precautions made QR codes popular again, but privacy concerns remain

September 28, 2021 5:51 pm TORONTO — When Sasha Steinberg reopened Cider House after a COVID-19 shutdown last year, she erased the pub's list of about 50 ciders from a...

Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

September 26, 2021 9:06 am When the remains of 215 missing children were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, the local Tim Hortons became more...

Denied cross-border shoppers, some U.S. companies opt to export to Canada instead

September 26, 2021 4:11 am WASHINGTON — In the before times, Katie McCarron could count on her best Canadian customers to make the trip to her store in Portland, Oregon,...

Hudson’s Bay steps into booming resale marketplace with baby gear startup Rebelstork

September 24, 2021 11:06 am Hudson's Bay Co. is wading into the booming resale marketplace through a partnership with Canadian startup Rebelstork Corp. as shoppers increasingly turn to second-hand e-commerce...

Cineplex’s pandemic response was similar to prospective buyer, other retailers: CEO

September 23, 2021 12:31 pm TORONTO — The chief executive of Cineplex Inc. says his company's decision to slow payments to film studios and seek rent deferrals and abatements during...

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.6% in July as grocery store sales fell

September 23, 2021 9:06 am OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales dropped 0.6 per cent to $55.8 billion in July as sales at supermarkets and grocery stores fell with more people...

DIY-ers benefit from lower prices in aftermath of lumber price correction

September 15, 2021 12:56 pm CALGARY — Homeowners who resisted the urge to renovate during the first 18 months of the pandemic may find now is their chance, as lumber...

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Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...

Wilson’s overhead kick earns Newcastle draw at Palace in EPL

October 23, 2021 12:16 pm LONDON (AP) — Callum Wilson’s goal from an overhead kick rescued a 1-1 draw for Newcastle at Crystal Palace but...