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Foul-mouthed superhero helps Cineplex set attendance records in first quarter

TORONTO - Smashing ticket sales for "Deadpool" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" proved that Canadians are more than willing to pony up for the right selection of Hollywood hits, even ...

New Brunswick premier says court ruling on beer imports is under review

New Brunswick premier says court ruling on beer imports is under review

FREDERICTON - Premier Brian Gallant says it's too early to say how the province will respond to a co…

As industry expands, closure of PJ's Pets and Pets Unlimited stores stands out

As industry expands, closure of PJ's Pets and Pets Unlimited stores stands out

TORONTO - Pet parents — those doting cat and dog owners who will shell out big bucks for organic foo…

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  • B.C. auditor general says province doing poor job monitoring mines

    VICTORIA - A two-year study by British Columbia's auditor general gives the province a failing grade on protecting the environment from potential disasters in the mining industry.

    VICTORIA - A two-year study by British Columbia's auditor general gives the province a failing grade on protecting the environment from potential disasters in the mining industry.

  • Canadian dealers win right to sue General Motors U.S. for alleged 'bad faith'

    TORONTO - A group of Canadian new-vehicle dealers won permission Tuesday to sue General Motors United States in a case that goes to the heart of the relationship between the automaker and its franchised …

    TORONTO - A group of Canadian new-vehicle dealers won permission Tuesday to sue General Motors United States in a case that goes to the heart of the relationship between the automaker and its franchised ...

  • Ontario's top court denies bid by U.S. bondholders in Nortel bankruptcy case

    TORONTO - Ontario's top court has rejected an application by a group of U.S. bondholders to appeal a decision last year on how Nortel Networks Corp.'s remaining US$7.3 billion in assets should …

    TORONTO - Ontario's top court has rejected an application by a group of U.S. bondholders to appeal a decision last year on how Nortel Networks Corp.'s remaining US$7.3 billion in assets should be divided....

  • WestJet says it's looking to other markets as Alberta drags on profits

    CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it plans to further diversify its markets as the downturn in its home base of Alberta continues to be a drag on earnings.

    CALGARY - WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it plans to further diversify its markets as the downturn in its home base of Alberta continues to be a drag on earnings.

  • Tight timeline for Alberta coal phase-out report worries TransAlta CEO

    CALGARY - The CEO of TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA) said she has misgivings about the pace and complexity of the Alberta government's efforts to phase out coal-fired power generation by 2030.

    CALGARY - The CEO of TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA) said she has misgivings about the pace and complexity of the Alberta government's efforts to phase out coal-fired power generation by 2030.

  • Foul-mouthed superhero helps Cineplex set attendance records in first quarter

    TORONTO - Smashing ticket sales for "Deadpool" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" proved that Canadians are more than willing to pony up for the right selection of Hollywood hits, even …

    You probably missed this cheeky Easter egg in “Deadpool”

    TORONTO - Smashing ticket sales for "Deadpool" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" proved that Canadians are more than willing to pony up for the right selection of Hollywood hits, even ...

  • New Brunswick woman with young baby says she was denied spa service

    FREDERICTON - A New Brunswick woman is calling for changes to the province's Human Rights Act because she says a spa discriminated against her when staff said she couldn't bring her five-month …

    FREDERICTON - A New Brunswick woman is calling for changes to the province's Human Rights Act because she says a spa discriminated against her when staff said she couldn't bring her five-month old son ...

  • Q&A: Cineplex CEO Ellis Jacob tackles the future of movie theatres in Canada

    TORONTO - Going to the movies isn't as simple as it used to be, and don't expect that to change in the future.

    TORONTO - Going to the movies isn't as simple as it used to be, and don't expect that to change in the future.

  • Vancouver home sales hit record for April, prices soar from year ago

    VANCOUVER - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales in the region hit a record level for April with prices sharply higher compared to a year ago.

    VANCOUVER - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales in the region hit a record level for April with prices sharply higher compared to a year ago.

  • New Brunswick premier says court ruling on beer imports is under review

    FREDERICTON - Premier Brian Gallant says it's too early to say how the province will respond to a court ruling that says New Brunswick's liquor regulation violates the free trade provisions of …

    New Brunswick premier says court ruling on beer imports is under review

    FREDERICTON - Premier Brian Gallant says it's too early to say how the province will respond to a court ruling that says New Brunswick's liquor regulation violates the free trade provisions of the Constitution....

  • As industry expands, closure of PJ's Pets and Pets Unlimited stores stands out

    TORONTO - Pet parents — those doting cat and dog owners who will shell out big bucks for organic food, doggie daycare or even spa treatments — are driving a booming industry in Canada.

    As industry expands, closure of PJ's Pets and Pets Unlimited stores stands out

    TORONTO - Pet parents — those doting cat and dog owners who will shell out big bucks for organic food, doggie daycare or even spa treatments — are driving a booming industry in Canada.

  • Calgary oil and gas producer Encana posts US$379 million loss in first quarter

    CALGARY - Calgary-based Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) reported Tuesday a US$379-million net loss for the first quarter mainly due to writedowns and lower oil and gas prices as revenue fell 40 per cent compared …

    Encana offices Parachute, Colorado

    CALGARY - Calgary-based Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) reported Tuesday a US$379-million net loss for the first quarter mainly due to writedowns and lower oil and gas prices as revenue fell 40 per cent compared ...

  • TSX, Wall Street see broad declines amid Chinese manufacturing concerns

    TORONTO - The Toronto stock market fell more than 200 points this morning, pressured by broad declines from all sectors and weak manufacturing data from China.

    A sign board displaying Toronto Stock Exchange stock information is seen in Toronto

    TORONTO - The Toronto stock market fell more than 200 points this morning, pressured by broad declines from all sectors and weak manufacturing data from China.

  • Old Navy rebuffs trolls over ad with interracial family

    Old Navy says it is proud to champion diversity after a sale advertisement tweet that depicted a interracial couple and a child brought some racist responses. After the tweet appeared on April 29, some …

    Old Navy says it is proud to champion diversity after a sale advertisement tweet that depicted a interracial couple and a child brought some racist responses. After the tweet appeared on April 29, some people criticized the apparel company, claiming it was promoting racial mixing. Some who responded negatively said they …

  • 'CEO Scam' the newest online fraud says Charlottetown police

    Charlottetown police are warning about the latest online scam making the rounds and this time the fraudsters are posing as your boss. Deputy Chief Gary McGuigan said it's called the "CEO fraud or scam" …

    'CEO Scam' the newest online fraud says Charlottetown police

    Charlottetown police are warning about the latest online scam making the rounds and this time the fraudsters are posing as your boss. Deputy Chief Gary McGuigan said it's called the "CEO fraud or scam" and the emails look very convincing. McGuigan said the email is supposedly from the recipient's boss asking them to transfer …

  • Molson Coors net profit almost doubles, helped by sale of Vancouver brewery

    MONTREAL - Molson Coors Brewing Co. beat expectations as its net profit almost doubled to US$158.8 million in the first quarter, helped by proceeds from the sale of its Vancouver brewery.

    MONTREAL - Molson Coors Brewing Co. beat expectations as its net profit almost doubled to US$158.8 million in the first quarter, helped by proceeds from the sale of its Vancouver brewery.

  • Highlights from the federal auditor general's spring report released Tuesday

    OTTAWA - Key findings from the spring report of the federal auditor general, released Tuesday:

    Highlights from the federal auditor general's spring report released Tuesday

    OTTAWA - Key findings from the spring report of the federal auditor general, released Tuesday:

  • Halifax Convention Centre drives up Nova Scotia debt by $54M

    The Nova Scotia government says the provincial debt will increase by $54 million this year as it puts the entire capital cost of the Halifax Convention Centre on the 2016-2017 books. The Liberals failed …

    The Nova Scotia government says the provincial debt will increase by $54 million this year as it puts the entire capital cost of the Halifax Convention Centre on the 2016-2017 books. The Liberals failed to mention that the debt was in fact rising because of the convention centre.

  • KPMG official tells MPs firm no longer in tax-shelter business

    The Canadian accounting firm KPMG got out of the tax-shelter business years ago, after a change in taxation laws and in Canadian expectations, a senior executive told a House of Commons committee today. …

    KPMG official tells MPs firm no longer in tax-shelter business

    The Canadian accounting firm KPMG got out of the tax-shelter business years ago, after a change in taxation laws and in Canadian expectations, a senior executive told a House of Commons committee today. Gregory Wiebe was responding to questions about the firm's controversial Isle of Man offshore tax scheme created in 1999 …

  • Chrysler reports record sales in early 2016

    A consumer love affair with minivans and light trucks has led to record sales for FCA Canada so far in 2016. FCA sold 6,368 Caravans in April 2016, up from 3,618 in April 2015. "We are off to the best …

    A consumer love affair with minivans and light trucks has led to record sales for FCA Canada so far in 2016. FCA sold 6,368 Caravans in April 2016, up from 3,618 in April 2015. "We are off to the best sales start in our history," said Dave Buckingham, chief operating officer at FCA Canada.