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Cineplex agrees to shrink theatrical window to 17 days for Universal movies

Cineplex agrees to shrink theatrical window to 17 days for Universal movies

TORONTO — Cineplex Inc. has struck an agreement with Hollywood film studio Universal to shorten the exclusive theatrical release window for its movies to as little as 17 days.
Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.1 per cent in September

Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.1 per cent in September

OTTAWA — Retail sales climbed more than expected in September to mark the fifth consecutive monthly increase since the record drop in April due to the pandemic, but economists warned that rising COVID-19 cases and looming restrictions could mean weak

Boralex consolidates ownership in three wind farms, buys CDPQ's stake

MONTREAL — Boralex Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy the 49 per cent stake in three Quebec wind farms it does not already own from the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec. The company will pay $121.

Lululemon Athletica names Meghan Frank as chief financial officer

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. announced the promotion of Meghan Frank to the post of chief financial officer. Lululemon says Frank will become the company’s first female CFO when she takes over the job officially on Monday.
India's total number of coronavirus cases crosses 9 million

India's total number of coronavirus cases crosses 9 million

NEW DELHI — India’s total number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began has crossed 9 million. Nevertheless the country’s new daily cases have seen a steady decline for weeks now and the total number of cases represents 0.6% of India’s 1.

India's total number of coronavirus cases crosses 9 million

NEW DELHI — India’s total number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic began has crossed 9 million. Nevertheless the country’s new daily cases have seen a steady decline for weeks now and the total number of cases represents 0.6% of India’s 1.
California imposes curfew to curb skyrocketing COVID cases

California imposes curfew to curb skyrocketing COVID cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is imposing an overnight curfew for nearly all residents as the most populous state tries to head off a surge of coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm its health care system, Gov.
Mnuchin rejects renewal of some Fed emergency loan programs

Mnuchin rejects renewal of some Fed emergency loan programs

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday he will not extend several emergency loan programs set up with the Federal Reserve, an action that could hamper the ability of the incoming Biden administration to gain important economic s
Large railway shareholder seeks CN, CP climate plans and strategies to cut emissions

Large railway shareholder seeks CN, CP climate plans and strategies to cut emissions

MONTREAL — One of the largest shareholders of Canada's two main railways is calling on them to present climate plans at their upcoming annual meetings and strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. TCI Fund Management Ltd.
Brexit trade negotiations suspended because of COVID-19 case

Brexit trade negotiations suspended because of COVID-19 case

BRUSSELS — As if the Brexit trade negotiations were not tortuous enough, the coronavirus added a twist at a crucial stage on Thursday when top-level talks had to be suspended because an EU negotiator tested positive for COVID-19.