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Toy industry grapples with supply chain issues ahead of busy holiday shopping season

Toy industry grapples with supply chain issues ahead of busy holiday shopping season

Ahead of the release of the Paw Patrol movie this summer, Toys “R” Us Canada and toy maker Spin Master Corp. did something rarely seen before in the toy industry.
TCI Fund Management raises concerns about resignation of CN director

TCI Fund Management raises concerns about resignation of CN director

MONTREAL — TCI Fund Management Ltd., which is seeking changes at Canadian National Railway Co., is accusing the railway of not disclosing the resignation of Julie Godin from CN's board of directors in an appropriate and timely manner.
Widespread labour shortage not going away any time soon: BDC report

Widespread labour shortage not going away any time soon: BDC report

CALGARY — Nikita George was a fine arts grad looking for a job in the music industry when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Japan's ruling party votes for new leader to replace PM Suga

Japan's ruling party votes for new leader to replace PM Suga

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's governing party is voting to pick its new leader Wednesday, with the presumed next prime minister facing imminent, crucial tasks such as addressing a pandemic-hit economy and ensuring a strong alliance with Washington amid growin

NBC dominates in premiere week for TV's broadcast networks

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC opened the new television season with a dominant week against its rivals, and it wasn't just football that was responsible.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,174.14, down 289.28 points.) Bank of Nova Scotia. (TSX:BNS). Financials. Down 35 cents, or 0.44 per cent, to $78.74 on 11.
Housing market so hot, burned house going for almost $400K

Housing market so hot, burned house going for almost $400K

MELROSE, Mass. (AP) — A home in Massachusetts seriously damaged by fire has been listed on the market with an asking price of $399,000.
US consumer confidence slides for third consecutive month

US consumer confidence slides for third consecutive month

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence declined for the third straight month in September amid ongoing worries about the rapidly-spreading delta variant of the coronavirus.
Record July jump in US home prices, sidelining more buyers

Record July jump in US home prices, sidelining more buyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices soared in July by a record amount from a year earlier as buyers desperate for homes bid up prices amid a limited supply. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index surged 19.
Gold miners Agnico Eagle and Kirkland Lake Gold sign merger deal

Gold miners Agnico Eagle and Kirkland Lake Gold sign merger deal

TORONTO — Gold miners Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. have agreed to merge. Under the deal, Kirkland Lake Gold shareholders will receive 0.7935 of an Agnico Eagle common share for each Kirkland Lake Gold common share held.