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'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

LOS ANGELES — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.
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: Scotiabank results The Bank of Nova Scotia will release its second-quarter results on Tuesday.
Homebuyers escaping high housing costs by relocating to secondary cities

Homebuyers escaping high housing costs by relocating to secondary cities

TORONTO — Danielle Bacci's favourite part of her move to near Windsor, Ont., is the lack of traffic along her 15-minute commute to work in nearby Leamington.
Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

TOKYO — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States. "Maybe that's why you like me so much," he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S.
Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot

DENVER — Authorities said Friday they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes and selling the drugs out of state.
Longshore workers issues strike notice for Monday at two Vancouver terminals

Longshore workers issues strike notice for Monday at two Vancouver terminals

VANCOUVER — Longshore workers have issued 72-hour strike notice that could see two Port of Vancouver container terminals behind picket lines by Monday. Jeff Scott, chair of the B.C.

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is cancelling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from its schedule through Aug.
TSX rebounds on trade optimism, crude oil has worst week of the year

TSX rebounds on trade optimism, crude oil has worst week of the year

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a two-day skid as a flash of optimism on trade lifted oil prices, but not enough to prevent the worst week for crude this year. The July crude contract was up 72 cents at US$58.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,230.04, up 65.43 points ). Stornoway Diamond Corp. (TSX:SWY). Materials. Down 3.5 cents, or 63.64 per cent to two cents on 54.8 million shares.

Apple confirms ECG app for smartwatch coming to Canada but timing isn't known

TORONTO — Apple Inc. confirms that previously announced software that enables its latest smartwatch to perform electro-cardiograms has received Canadian approval but declines to predict when it will be available for download.