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Toys "R" Us teams up with Joe Fresh designer Mimran to launch new kids' clothing line

Toys "R" Us teams up with Joe Fresh designer Mimran to launch new kids' clothing line

HALIFAX — When Vic Bertrand took over the helm of Toys “R” Us Canada in late 2019, he took a hard look at the retailer’s operations.
Fueling box office rebound, 'Quiet Place' opens with $58.5M

Fueling box office rebound, 'Quiet Place' opens with $58.5M

NEW YORK (AP) — Moviegoing increasingly looks like it didn't die during the pandemic. It just went into hibernation. John Krasinski's thriller sequel “A Quiet Place Part II” opened over the Memorial Day weekend to a pandemic-best $48.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: More bank earnings Scotiabank will release Q2 earnings results on Tuesday.
Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

Alberta sets sights on expanding forest products harvest as high prices drive returns

CALGARY — A drive to increase Alberta’s forest harvest as lumber prices hover at record heights is allowing members of a northern First Nation to become resource owners as well as timber-gathering contractors, says the leader of the Bigstone Cree Nat
In time for summer, Europe sees dramatic fall in virus cases

In time for summer, Europe sees dramatic fall in virus cases

ROME (AP) — When Italy won the Eurovision Song Contest with an over-the-top glam-rock performance, the victory signaled more than just a psychological boost for one of the countries hardest hit by COVID-19: Held before a live, indoor audience of 3,50

CN Rail fined $100,000 by court for spraying pesticide on its B.C. tracks

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — British Columbia's Conservation Officer Service says Canadian National Railway has entered a guilty plea in a Prince Rupert court for failing to obtain the needed authorization to apply pesticide along its tracks.

Airport changes name after years of fighting over 'Orlando'

MELBOURNE, Fla.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,852.18, up 77.77 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up 22 cents, or 1.85 per cent, to $12.14 on 19 million shares.
Independent internet providers prepare to raise prices in wake of CRTC decision

Independent internet providers prepare to raise prices in wake of CRTC decision

TORONTO — Several independent internet providers said Friday they will raise prices or eliminate some services after an unexpected regulator setback this week, with at least one company calling for the head of the CRTC to resign.
S&P/TSX composite ends another record week on rally led by cannabis, commodities

S&P/TSX composite ends another record week on rally led by cannabis, commodities

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a record week by moving to within 100 points of a new milestone on a broad-based rally led by health care and commodities. The S&P/TSX composite index set another record close by gaining 77.