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Porter could shake up Canadian airline industry with jet expansion from Pearson

Porter could shake up Canadian airline industry with jet expansion from Pearson

TORONTO — Porter Airlines could shake up the Canadian airline industry after announcing plans to launch jet service to destinations in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean with an order for up to 80 aircraft with a list price of US$5.8 billion.
Ontario movie theatres facing 'unreasonable' reopening restrictions: industry group

Ontario movie theatres facing 'unreasonable' reopening restrictions: industry group

TORONTO — Ontario movie theatres will be back in business on Friday as the province moves into Step 3 of reopening in the heat of summer movie season, but strict capacity limits have sent a chill through exhibitors' hopes of drawing the big crowds fo
Biden backs Trump rejection of China's South China Sea claim

Biden backs Trump rejection of China's South China Sea claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Sunday upheld a Trump-era rejection of nearly all of China's significant maritime claims in the South China Sea.

CPP Investments invests US$800 million in India's Flipkart Group

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it has invested US$800 million in the Flipkart Group, an online retailer in India. The pension fund manager says Flipkart has raised US$3.
Police investigate racist abuse of three England players

Police investigate racist abuse of three England players

LONDON (AP) — British police opened investigations Monday into the racist abuse of three Black players who missed penalties in England's shootout loss to Italy in the European Championship final.
Pirates draft Louisville C Davis at No. 1, Leiter to Texas

Pirates draft Louisville C Davis at No. 1, Leiter to Texas

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Louisville catcher Henry Davis with the first pick in baseball's amateur draft Sunday, with the Texas Rangers then taking Vanderbilt pitcher Jack Leiter.
Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Swashbuckling billionaire Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, bringing astro-tourism a step closer to reality and beating out his exceedingly richer rival Jeff Bezos .
‘Black Widow’ soars to pandemic box office record

‘Black Widow’ soars to pandemic box office record

Even with an option to watch “Black Widow” at home, audiences went to the movie theater in pandemic record numbers this weekend to catch the first Marvel movie released in two years. The Walt Disney Co.
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: Rate announcement: The Bank of Canada will release its latest interest rate decision and monetary policy report on Wednesday.
Funeral home industry expected to embrace video technology post pandemic

Funeral home industry expected to embrace video technology post pandemic

When Ernie Morgan's mother died last summer, he was upset that he couldn't have a larger funeral attended by all her friends and family. His hometown of Niagara Falls, Ont.