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CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
Cineplex CEO says rom-com is due for a theatrical comeback as 'Top Gun' strikes big

Cineplex CEO says rom-com is due for a theatrical comeback as 'Top Gun' strikes big

TORONTO — While moviegoers flocked to testosterone epics "Top Gun: Maverick" and the latest "Doctor Strange" over the summer, the head of Cineplex Inc. says he's certain the romantic comedy is due for a comeback on the big screen.
S&P/TSX rises, U.S. markets lose ground on mixed trading day

S&P/TSX rises, U.S. markets lose ground on mixed trading day

Canada's main stock index posted another day of triple-digit gains and U.S. markets were mixed Thursday against the backdrop of mounting evidence that inflation may be beginning to ease.
OCS capping pot shop orders and changing delivery window after partner's cyberattack

OCS capping pot shop orders and changing delivery window after partner's cyberattack

TORONTO — Ontario's cannabis wholesaler is temporarily capping the number of products retailers can order and expanding its delivery window as it works through a backlog caused by a cyberattack on its logistics partner.

Unifor calls for national auto strategy, dedicated ministry to capture EV potential

TORONTO — Unifor is calling for a national auto strategy, and a dedicated federal government ministry to lead it, at a time of "significant and uncertain change" in the industry amid the transition to electric vehicles.
BRP operations to remain frozen until next week after cyberattack shutdown

BRP operations to remain frozen until next week after cyberattack shutdown

VALCOURT, Que. — Work at BRP Inc. factories will likely stay at a standstill until next week after a cyberattack that the Sea-Doo maker reported Monday.
Heathrow airport says passenger cap has eased travel chaos

Heathrow airport says passenger cap has eased travel chaos

LONDON (AP) — Heathrow Airport in London said Thursday that its limit on the number of passengers is easing a travel crunch that has led to flight cancellations and lost luggage as soaring demand for summer trips runs up against pandemic-era staffing
Review: Post Malone concert doc is all flash, no substance

Review: Post Malone concert doc is all flash, no substance

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a moment in Post Malone’s new concert film when its star confesses to how surreal his life has become: “Sometimes I feel like I’m not a real person.
Planet Drum unites global percussionists in common rhythm

Planet Drum unites global percussionists in common rhythm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Grammy-winning group of the world’s top percussionists has reunited after 15 years on a new record that aims to bring the world together in rhythm and dance.
Canadian Tire faces higher inventory levels after late spring, more goods in transit

Canadian Tire faces higher inventory levels after late spring, more goods in transit

Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. is facing higher than usual inventory levels after a late start to warm weather sales combines with early shipments of fall and winter products. The company had an additional $465.