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Sun Life buying U.S. dental benefits company DentaQuest for $3.1 billion

Sun Life buying U.S. dental benefits company DentaQuest for $3.1 billion

TORONTO — Sun Life Financial Inc. has signed a deal to buy DentaQuest, a provider of dental benefits in the United States, for $3.1 billion. The company says DentaQuest will become part of is Sun Life U.S.

Reversing course, CEO says Ozy Media will not shut down

NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of Ozy Media on Monday called the company's announcement last week that it was shutting down “premature” and that after meeting with advertisers and investors that it would continue to operate.
Magna International walks away from Veoneer deal after Qualcomm tops offer

Magna International walks away from Veoneer deal after Qualcomm tops offer

TORONTO — Magna International Inc. is walking away from its deal to buy Swedish tech company Veoneer Inc. after its offer was topped by Qualcomm Inc.

Surge Energy to buy Fire Sky Energy in deal worth $58 million

CALGARY — Surge Energy Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy Fire Sky Energy Inc. in an agreement valued at $58 million.
Leaked 'Pandora' records show how the powerful shield assets

Leaked 'Pandora' records show how the powerful shield assets

A new report sheds light on how world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires and others have used offshore accounts to shield assets collectively worth trillions of dollars over the past quarter-century.
Reaching pre-pandemic levels, 'Venom' debuts with $90.1M

Reaching pre-pandemic levels, 'Venom' debuts with $90.1M

NEW YORK (AP) — Pandemic moviegoing is finally starting to look like pre-pandemic moviegoing. Sony Pictures' Marvel sequel “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” blew away expectations to debut with $90.
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: September home sales: September home sales data for Vancouver, Toronto and Quebec will be released on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.
Strength in season pass sales a rare silver lining for ski resorts post-pandemic

Strength in season pass sales a rare silver lining for ski resorts post-pandemic

In any normal winter, Cameron Birch and his family of five would pack their bags for an all-inclusive vacation somewhere warm and sunny. But when the pandemic kept them from booking a trip south, the Kelowna, B.C.
Paris Fashion Week channels humor, animated film for spring

Paris Fashion Week channels humor, animated film for spring

PARIS (AP) — As weary fashionistas made it to the final sprint of Paris Fashion Week's 96 physical and digital spring-summer shows, Saturday's runways provided the spark to keep energy going, despite rain and gray skies.
Dubai Expo 2020 offers conflicting figures on worker deaths

Dubai Expo 2020 offers conflicting figures on worker deaths

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s Expo 2020 on Saturday offered conflicting figures for how many workers had been killed on site during construction of the massive world's fair, first saying five and then later three.