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Amazon to hire 15,000 employees across Canada; increase wages

CALGARY — Amazon Canada is hiking wages as it seeks to fill thousands of new jobs against the backdrop of a labour market that has been dramatically altered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Activist investor TCI pushes for board changes at CN Rail after KSC favours CP Rail

Activist investor TCI pushes for board changes at CN Rail after KSC favours CP Rail

TORONTO — Activist investor TCI Fund Management Ltd. has stepped up its push for boardroom changes at Canadian National Railway Co. after the company's efforts to take over a U.S. railway hit a wall.
Tourism destinations brace for busy winter without usual supply of foreign workers

Tourism destinations brace for busy winter without usual supply of foreign workers

BANFF — Stephane Prevost managed to weather the staffing shortages at his restaurants in Banff, Alta., for most of the summer. But by early August, he had to close one day a week to give his workers a day off.

Crescent Point Energy raising quarterly dividend to three cents per share

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. is raising its quarterly dividend after what it says has been significant progress in improving its balance sheet strength and sustainability.
'Shang-Chi' tops box office again with $35.8 million

'Shang-Chi' tops box office again with $35.8 million

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” stayed on top at the box office, collecting $35.8 million in ticket sales in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Poignant return for Met Opera after 18-month pandemic pause

Poignant return for Met Opera after 18-month pandemic pause

NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first note, there were a pair of standing ovations — one when the chorus filed in and another when concertmaster Benjamin Bowman walked on to tune up the orchestra.
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: Montreal conference: The International Economic Forum of the Americas holds its Conference of Montreal starting Monday.
Cineplex and U.K. exhibitor Cineworld to begin legal battle over scrapped deal

Cineplex and U.K. exhibitor Cineworld to begin legal battle over scrapped deal

TORONTO — In what's expected to be a test case for pandemic-era litigation, Cineplex Inc. is headed to court Monday in a bid to recoup cash from a U.K. theatre giant that had planned to purchase the Canadian cinema chain before COVID-19 struck.

Thousands of salmon die at an event at aquaculture site in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Nearly 93,000 salmon have died as a result of a problem at an aquaculture facility in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Crowded stadiums, pandemic create combustible mix this fall

Crowded stadiums, pandemic create combustible mix this fall

More than 65,000 fans packed a stadium in Tampa to watch Tom Brady lead the Buccaneers to a win in the NFL's season opener, just hours after President Joe Biden announced a sweeping new plan to slow the latest COVID-19 surge.
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