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Disney backs theatrical releases for remaining 2021 films

Disney backs theatrical releases for remaining 2021 films

NEW YORK (AP) — After endless disruption due to the pandemic and the super-charged growth of streaming services, moviegoing may be going back to something a little like normal. The Walt Disney Co.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,663.06, down 72.21 points.) The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX:TGOD). Health care. Down half a cent, or 2.
North American stock markets fall to end losing week amid mounting concerns

North American stock markets fall to end losing week amid mounting concerns

TORONTO — North American stock markets fell to end a losing week as mounting concerns over the global economy gave investors pause. Markets moved higher over the past few months, even without much news to drive the gain.
Growing vaccine mandates reveal split in labour movement

Growing vaccine mandates reveal split in labour movement

TORONTO — The head of Canada's largest private sector labour union has a blunt message for Unifor staff: Get vaccinated or find another job.
Economy added 90,000 jobs in August, Statistics Canada reports

Economy added 90,000 jobs in August, Statistics Canada reports

OTTAWA — Canada's economy finished a sizzling summer by adding 90,200 jobs in August, the third consecutive monthly increase that brought the country as close as it has been to recouping historic employment losses last year.

Judge loosens Apple's grip on app store in Epic decision

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge ordered Apple to dismantle part of the competitive barricade guarding its closely run app store, threatening one of the iPhone maker’s biggest moneymakers.
Mortgage borrowing hits record in the second quarter, Statistics Canada says

Mortgage borrowing hits record in the second quarter, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says mortgage borrowing hit a record in the second quarter as the amount Canadians owe relative to their income climbed higher.

National employment numbers for August from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's August employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 7.1 per cent (7.5) Employment rate: 60.5 per cent (60.3) Participation rate: 65.1 per cent (65.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for August, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in August. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for August, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in August. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 12.1 per cent (12.7) _ Prince Edward Island 10.