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Business openings drop by 50 per cent as possible recession looms

Business openings drop by 50 per cent as possible recession looms

TORONTO — New business openings in the second quarter of 2022 were down almost 50 per cent compared with a year ago as economic pressures rise, says credit reporting agency Equifax Inc.
Lululemon settles lawsuit against Peloton over alleged patent infringement

Lululemon settles lawsuit against Peloton over alleged patent infringement

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Canada Inc. has settled a lawsuit against Peloton Interactive Inc. that accused the exercise equipment company of patent infringement.
Judd sisters on mom Naomi, redemption, advocacy and grief

Judd sisters on mom Naomi, redemption, advocacy and grief

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of the late country music matriarch Naomi Judd is reflecting on her legacy ahead of an 11-city tour that will give fans a chance to say goodbye and rejoice in the music that became the soundtrack of their lives.
Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to original site in Alberta

Creator's Stone meteorite to be returned to original site in Alberta

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has signed an agreement with a First Nations group to return an ancient meteorite to its original location.
Met Gala to honor Lagerfeld; Loewe bowls over Paris fashion

Met Gala to honor Lagerfeld; Loewe bowls over Paris fashion

PARIS (AP) — Loewe’s ever-creative director, Jonathan Anderson, became the toast of Paris Fashion Week on Friday with his subtly provocative, concept-driven runway show triumph that had critics and VIP guests, including Karlie Kloss and Alexa Chung,
West rejects Putin's claim it sabotaged Baltic gas pipelines

West rejects Putin's claim it sabotaged Baltic gas pipelines

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the West of sabotaging Russia-built natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to Germany, a charge vehemently denied by the United States and its allies.
Safety deposit boxes headed toward extinction at Chase

Safety deposit boxes headed toward extinction at Chase

NEW YORK (AP) — You'll no longer be able to store your precious coins, jewelry and paperwork at JPMorgan Chase & Co., as the bank has stopped opening new safety deposit boxes for customers.
Torstar Corp. co-owner Bitove makes 'no apologies' amid tension with business partner

Torstar Corp. co-owner Bitove makes 'no apologies' amid tension with business partner

TORONTO — One of the co-owners of Torstar Corp. said he is making "no apologies" for the way he runs the newspaper business after his partner filed for a court order to wind up its parent company. Nordstar Capital Inc.

In Ian's wake, worried families crowdsource rescue efforts

Many people whose loved ones stayed behind in the pathway of Hurricane Ian are crowdsourcing rescue efforts as they grapple with the helplessness of waiting and not knowing.
'Moonshine' star Jennifer Finnigan on embracing her chaotic CBC character

'Moonshine' star Jennifer Finnigan on embracing her chaotic CBC character

TORONTO — As an actress, Jennifer Finnigan, star of the CBC series “Moonshine,” embraces her assignment faithfully, but perhaps a bit too personally.