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Despite hybrid release, 'Dune' draws well on the big screen

Despite hybrid release, 'Dune' draws well on the big screen

NEW YORK (AP) — Denis Villeneuve's “Dune” debuted with $40.
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: BoC rate announcement: The Bank of Canada is scheduled to release its latest interest rate decision and its quarterly monetary policy report on Wednesday.
Fintechs looking to break into credit card market dominated by big banks

Fintechs looking to break into credit card market dominated by big banks

TORONTO — If you haven’t shopped for a credit card in a while, you may see some unfamiliar names in the offerings. Companies like Brim Financial, Float Inc., Caary Capital Ltd., Jeeves Inc.

Emirati prosecutors investigating Dubai's Union Properties

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Federal prosecutors in the United Arab Emirates said Sunday they've launched a major investigation into Dubai-based real estate developer Union Properties.
Rogers rejects possible meeting between ex-chair and his preferred board appointees

Rogers rejects possible meeting between ex-chair and his preferred board appointees

TORONTO — The bruising battle for control of Rogers Communications Inc.
Saudi Arabia pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions

Saudi Arabia pledges 2060 target of net-zero emissions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One of the world's largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia, announced Saturday it aims to reach “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by 2060, joining more than 100 countries in a global effort to try and curb man-made cl
Edward Rogers seeks to assert control at Rogers Communications as company stands firm

Edward Rogers seeks to assert control at Rogers Communications as company stands firm

TORONTO — Another shot was fired late Friday in the battle over control of Rogers Communications Inc., with former chairman Edward Rogers issuing a statement saying the company was wrong to declare a change of directors invalid.

Jury gets chance to hear Elizabeth Holmes' bold promises

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A jury weighing the fate of fallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes got its first chance Friday to listen to recordings of her boasting to investors about purported breakthroughs in a blood-testing technology.
Alberta government says jobs, economy, COVID to be focus of fall legislature sitting

Alberta government says jobs, economy, COVID to be focus of fall legislature sitting

EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans a busy fall legislature sitting aimed at adding jobs and diversifying the economy while focusing on tamping down the renewed surge of COVID-19.

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 (21,216.15, up 3.76 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up nine cents, or 4.35 per cent, to $2.16 on 9.2 million shares.