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'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

LOS ANGELES — It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage.
Pot companies look across borders to raise money in battle for dominance

Pot companies look across borders to raise money in battle for dominance

TORONTO — As U.S.
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: Trans Mountain troubles B.C.

The Stars Group Inc. acquires Sky Betting and Gaming in deal worth US$4.7B

TORONTO — Online gambling operator The Stars Group Inc. announced Saturday that it acquired Sky Betting & Gaming in a cash and stock transaction valued at US$4.7 billion.
Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

BERLIN — Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In March, Toys R Us said it would be liquidating its U.S. business.

Boston Globe places columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave

BOSTON — The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave as an examination of his work is conducted. The newspaper said Friday it's asking a third party to conduct the probe but didn't detail what prompted it.
Rogers CEO: company's efforts to improve customer service paying off

Rogers CEO: company's efforts to improve customer service paying off

The telecommunications industry isn't known for having great customer service, but it's got to do better in a world where Amazon and others have raised the bar for everybody, Rogers chief executive Joe Natale said Friday.

Mackenzie Pulp Mill fined $900,000 for leaking effluent into B.C. lake

Environment and Climate Change Canada says Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corp. has been fined $900,000 for leaking effluent into British Columbia's Williston Lake.
FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane.
Stocks close higher in Toronto, while U.S. markets move lower; Loonie falls

Stocks close higher in Toronto, while U.S. markets move lower; Loonie falls

Canada's main stock index closed with a slight gain Friday while U.S. markets slumped on negative expectations in the consumer goods and technology sectors.