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TransAlta reports $84M Q4 loss compared with $163M loss a year earlier

TransAlta reports $84M Q4 loss compared with $163M loss a year earlier

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. reported a loss attributable to common shareholders of $84 million compared with a loss of $163 million a year earlier. The power utility says the loss amounted to 27 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended Dec.
Music Review: MGMT's 'Loss of Life' is a nostalgic return full of hope and heart

Music Review: MGMT's 'Loss of Life' is a nostalgic return full of hope and heart

They say trends make a cyclical comeback every 20 years. We saw it recently in the revival of Y2K style that emerged with Gen-Zers returning to parties post-pandemic wearing claw clips, mini skirts and baby tees.
Onex reports US$373M Q4 profit, down from US$435M a year earlier

Onex reports US$373M Q4 profit, down from US$435M a year earlier

TORONTO — Onex Corp. reported a fourth-quarter profit of US$373 million, down from US$435 million a year earlier. The investment firm and asset manager, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says the profit amounted to US$4.
Top EU official says decisions coming next week on the release of massive funds for Poland

Top EU official says decisions coming next week on the release of massive funds for Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of the European Union’s powerful Commission announced on Friday in Warsaw that decisions will be taken soon to release billions of euros to Poland, funds frozen by the bloc over the previous Polish government's anti-EU
Prominent K-pop composer, known as 'Shinsadong Tiger,' found dead, South Korean police say

Prominent K-pop composer, known as 'Shinsadong Tiger,' found dead, South Korean police say

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Ho-yang, a prominent K-pop composer and producer better known by his professional name of “Shinsadong Tiger,” was found dead on Friday, South Korean police said.
Why Canadians see the biggest grocers as the villains of food inflation

Why Canadians see the biggest grocers as the villains of food inflation

Galen Weston may not be the president of grocery giant Loblaw anymore, but you wouldn’t know that based on how often his name and face appear in connection with the company: in memes, on social media, and now emblazoned across the top of a new Reddit
Cast and crew of 'Law & Order Toronto' on the fervent first reactions to the spinoff

Cast and crew of 'Law & Order Toronto' on the fervent first reactions to the spinoff

TORONTO — Few TV franchises are as cherished as "Law & Order," and the stars of its new Canadian spinoff learned of its deep resonance firsthand when they were cast on the Toronto-based show.
Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke give sexploitation cinema a queer spin in 'Drive-Away Dolls'

Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke give sexploitation cinema a queer spin in 'Drive-Away Dolls'

NEW YORK (AP) — Scripts of all kinds sit in the drawers of Ethan Coen’s home, some to be returned to, some forever abandoned.
Negligence or scapegoating? Trial of 'Rust' armorer begins in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Negligence or scapegoating? Trial of 'Rust' armorer begins in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who was the armorer for the Western movie, has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on Oct. 21, 2021, during rehearsal on a movie ranch outside Santa Fe.
Vice Media says 'several hundred' staff members will be laid off, Vice.com news site shuttered

Vice Media says 'several hundred' staff members will be laid off, Vice.com news site shuttered

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice Media plans to lay off several hundred employees and no longer publish material on its Vice.com website, the company's CEO said in a memo to staff Thursday.