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Another rally on Wall Street erases losses for the week

Another rally on Wall Street erases losses for the week

Stocks rose broadly for a second day in a row on Wall Street Thursday, reversing the market’s losses for the week just three days after the S&P 500 had its biggest skid since May. The S&P 500 added 1.
Cineplex's pandemic response was similar to prospective buyer, other retailers: CEO

Cineplex's pandemic response was similar to prospective buyer, other retailers: CEO

TORONTO — The chief executive of Cineplex Inc.
'It's going to be an expensive winter': Gas prices to push heating bills higher

'It's going to be an expensive winter': Gas prices to push heating bills higher

CALGARY — With North American natural gas prices soaring to heights not seen in years, Canadians can expect to pay significantly more to heat their homes this winter. While natural gas prices in Canada and the U.S.
Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years during Milan Fashion Week

Emporio Armani celebrates 40 years during Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — Milan is once again basking in the joy of snarled traffic for Milan Fashion Week, a sneak peek at what real normalcy might look like one day.

Tyra Banks, Kevin Hart set for Black entrepreneurship event

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyra Banks, Kevin Hart and Shaquille O’Neal are among the celebrities taking part in a live-streamed special intended to boost Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurship.
Office vacancies at highest levels since 1994 amid new supply, pandemic concerns

Office vacancies at highest levels since 1994 amid new supply, pandemic concerns

TORONTO — Office vacancies in Canada were at the highest level in decades this quarter as new supply continued to come onto the market while the fourth wave of COVID-19 slowed an expected return to work, according to the latest report from CBRE Group
Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill; no detail

Top Dems: We have framework to pay for $3.5T bill; no detail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a “framework" to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday, but they offered no details and the significance was unclear.
Canada's tight labour market makes right now a perfect time to ask for a raise

Canada's tight labour market makes right now a perfect time to ask for a raise

TORONTO — If you haven’t asked for a bump in compensation lately, you may be missing out on what recruiters and career coaches say is a golden opportunity due to atight labour market.
Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.6% in July as grocery store sales fell

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.6% in July as grocery store sales fell

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales dropped 0.6 per cent to $55.8 billion in July as sales at supermarkets and grocery stores fell with more people returning to restaurants and patios.
US jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low

US jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the delta variant of the coronavirus may be disrupting the job market's recovery, at least temporarily.