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CBS wins for first time this season, led by '60 Minutes'

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS won its first week of the new television season, primarily by being the network of choice for people who wanted to watch something other than sports.
Toymaker Spin Master creates $100M venture capital fund for early-stage companies

Toymaker Spin Master creates $100M venture capital fund for early-stage companies

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. is investing $100 million in early-stage toy, entertainment and digital games companies in a bid to bolster its product development pipeline.
Offshore oil and gas regulator lays charges against Cenovus Energy for 2018 spill

Offshore oil and gas regulator lays charges against Cenovus Energy for 2018 spill

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Canada's offshore oil and gas regulator has laid three charges against a Cenovus Energy Inc. subsidiary stemming from a huge oil spill off the coast of Newfoundland in 2018.
Ontario registry allowing businesses, non-profits to make filings online goes live

Ontario registry allowing businesses, non-profits to make filings online goes live

TORONTO — Ontario businesses and not-for-profit organizations can access more government services online starting Tuesday.
As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in

As Bitcoin goes mainstream, Wall Street looks to cash in

NEW YORK (AP) — Love cryptocurrencies or hate the very idea of them, they’re becoming more mainstream by the day. Cryptocurrencies have surged so much that their total value has reached nearly $2.
Looking to monetize your YouTube account? Find your niche, experts say

Looking to monetize your YouTube account? Find your niche, experts say

TORONTO — Gabi Soares was working as a hair stylist and makeup artist when a client suggested they’d be able to make some money together by partnering on a beauty YouTube channel. The 35-year-old Waterloo, Ont.

UK music streaming faces scrutiny from competition watchdog

LONDON (AP) — Regulators are stepping up scrutiny of the United Kingdom's music streaming market to see whether there is enough competition after lawmakers outlined concerns that major online platforms like Spotify may be too dominant. The U.K.
Sleep Country Canada Holdings signs deal to buy Hush Blankets

Sleep Country Canada Holdings signs deal to buy Hush Blankets

TORONTO — Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. has signed a deal to buy Hush Blankets, a direct-to-consumer seller of weighted blankets, pillows, sheets and bed-in-a-box mattresses.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,985.37, up 57.27 points.) Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Materials. Up three cents, or 13.
S&P/TSX composite moves further into record territory despite energy pullback

S&P/TSX composite moves further into record territory despite energy pullback

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market moved further into record territory Monday despite a relatively quiet day marked by a pullback in the key energy sector.