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Labour shortage, pandemic savings to soften blow of short-lived recession: report

Labour shortage, pandemic savings to soften blow of short-lived recession: report

OTTAWA — A tight labour market and elevated savings during the pandemic will cushion the impact of a recession on Canadians, says a new report from Deloitte.
Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

Front companies being used to launder illicit cannabis cash: intelligence agency

OTTAWA — Canada’s financial intelligence agency says a wide range of businesses — from food wholesalers to electronics repair services — are being used to disguise the proceeds of illicit cannabis operations.
Column: Digging into the rich legacy of 'The Challenge'

Column: Digging into the rich legacy of 'The Challenge'

New York (AP) — Castmates yelled frantically as Julie Stoffer attempted to unhook Veronica Portillo’s zipline harness while suspended 10 stories in the air.

Judge green lights defamation lawsuit against Fox, Lou Dobbs

NEW YORK (AP) — A defamation lawsuit against Fox Corp.
Jill Biden hosts White House reading for student poets

Jill Biden hosts White House reading for student poets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Tuesday hosted a reading by this year's group of National Student Poets , allowing each one to read their winning work in a White House room set up to mimic a coffee house.
Billy Eichner made a great rom-com. Now its audiences' turn.

Billy Eichner made a great rom-com. Now its audiences' turn.

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere of “Bros,” Billy Eichner exhorted the crowd to keep cheering. “Keep it going!” implored Eichner.
Canadian Museums Association recommends 10 ways to decolonize heritage sector

Canadian Museums Association recommends 10 ways to decolonize heritage sector

The Canadian Museums Association is calling for legislation, money and a cohesive national strategy to support Indigenous-led reconciliation in the museum sector.

MTY Food Group closes acquisition of casual dining company BBQ Holdings Inc.

Montreal-based MTY Food Group Inc. says it has closed its deal to buy casual dining franchisor and operator BBQ Holdings Inc.
BlackBerry Ltd. reports net loss of US$54M in Q2, revenue of US$168M

BlackBerry Ltd. reports net loss of US$54M in Q2, revenue of US$168M

BlackBerry Ltd.'s losses eased in the second quarter compared with last year while its revenue dipped. The company, focused on cybersecurity and internet-enabled technology, says it had a net loss of US$54 million for the quarter ending Aug.

Procedural dramas jump to front in TV's opening week

NEW YORK (AP) — Besides live sports, the one thing broadcast networks can be counted on for these days is franchise procedural dramas.