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How the smartest movie-theater owner in the country has severely jeopardized his company's brand.

Sarah Jacobs Alamo Drafthouse is one of the most successful independent theater chains in the US with its mixture of fun programming and tasty food and drinks. CEO Tim League is navigating the company's first major controversy following the rehiring of a movie blogger who was accused of sexual assault last year. League now ...

- Business Insider - US

Ukrinform: Premier of Ontario sends postcard to Ukrainian political prisoner Roman Sushchenko.

Premier of Ontario, the most populated Canadian province, has sent a postcard to Paris-based Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko, who was illegally arrested in Moscow in 2016. The post Ukrinform: Premier of Ontario sends postcard to Ukrainian political prisoner Roman Sushchenko appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

FIFA Hopes for big Increase in TV Viewers at Women's Wold Cup.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants the next edition of the Women's World Cup to draw a billion TV viewers across the world. Infantino, who attended the official launch of the tournament that will be organized in France in 2019, said on Tuesday that the previous edition in Canada in 2015 was watched by 750 million ...

- Voice of America - US

Facebook's new AI research lab opens in Montreal.

Facebook is opening another AI research lab as it looks to expand its artificial intelligence capabilities. The company's fourth dedicated AI lab is following the footsteps of Google and Microsoft by being located in Montreal, Canada. The lab, which will initially number just ten employees, plus interns, should rise to 30 ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Quebec legislature resumes Tuesday after recess.

Tuesday marks the return of Quebec's legislature after its summer recess.

- Global News - CA

London's Landmark 8 Cinema changing hands.

Canada's second-largest chain of movie theatres is being bought by a Belgian firm for about $123 million.

- Global News - CA

Police hearing for two Toronto cops who mocked girl with Down syndrome postponed until Oct. 18.

Two police officers who were recorded on a dashboard camera video mocking a woman with Down syndrome had their disciplinary hearing in front of a tribunal adjourned until Oct. 18.

- Global News - CA

Federal deficit smaller than anticipated: Finance department.

Ottawa ended its 2016-17 fiscal year with a deficit of $17.8 billion. That compared with a $23-billion deficit that was forecast in the spring budget.

- Global News - CA

UPAC arrests Frank Zampino and six others for fraud.

Quebec's anti-corruption squad has arrested Frank Zampino and others in connection to public contracts.

- Global News - CA

Search for missing Quebec senior after Amber Alert enters fifth day.

There has been no word from Yvon Lacasse since his car was stolen.

- Global News - CA

Air Canada seeks credit card partner to help launch new loyalty system.

The airline has served notice that it plans to end its relationship with Aeroplan parent Aimia.

- Global News - CA

Drugs, counterfeit cash hauled by Customs

A substantial amount of drugs and counterfeit money were intercepted by the Customs Department in the past week. In a statement, the department said a package from Canada addressed to a person from Birżebbuġa, who three weeks ago was arraigned in court on 37 charges following the receipt of another package, contained 12 ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Trudeau issues broadside to Boeing over spat with Bombardier

Trudeau says about Boeing that Canada 'won't do business with a company that's busy trying to sue us.' The post Trudeau issues broadside to Boeing over spat with Bombardier appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Oil-rich Alberta brings climate message to New York

Normally lauded for its oil reserves, a minister from Canada's Alberta province said she's taking a message of climate change action to a New York conference.

- UPI - US

Air Canada seeking credit card partner for new loyalty program

Airline is planning to launch the new program in 2020 after severing ties with Aeroplan parent Aimia

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ottawa says $17.8 billion deficit for year smaller than expected

Government revenues are down and program spending are up

- Financial Post - CA

Toys'R'Us files for bankruptcy protection in US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy in US, but it’s business as usual in Hong Kong

America’s largest toy store chain has filed for bankruptcy protection, but its operations in Hong Kong are unaffected by the proceedings. Toys ‘R’ Us filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code on Monday and intended to seek protection in Canada under the Companies’ Creditors ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in US, Canada to follow

The company filed Chapter 11 documents late Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia

- Global News - CA

Ottawa expected to release full scope of asylum seekers crossing into Canada in August

Among the numbers will be the final tally of a massive surge in arrivals specifically in Quebec in August.

- Global News - CA

The Toronto film festival concludes with raw truths and unexpected beauties

Because major film festivals screen hundreds of movies each year, some are bound to have overlapping subjects ... in fact, sometimes that's even by design. I'd bet that as soon as the programmers at this year's Toronto International Film Festival booked Battle of the Sexes — a star-studded dramatization of the ...

- The Week - US

Bank of Canada deputy's message may signal 'gradualist' approach to more rate hikes

Timothy Lane's speech gives glimpse of Bank's current thinking on the economy

- Financial Post - CA

Ontario heading into 'uncharted waters' with $15 minimum wage, study warns

The Fraser Institute says Ontario's planned minimum wage hike is potentially problematic,' as the province has labour markets that range from big-city Toronto to smaller rural and northern towns

- Financial Post - CA

An effective way to eliminate atrazine and its byproducts in surface water

Atrazine, widely used as a weedkiller, is known to have harmful effects on aquatic wildlife and presents a risk to human health by altering the action of certain hormones. In a study published recently in Water Research, a team of researchers led by INRS professor Patrick Drogui compares various processes used to degrade ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Ukrinform: Canada, UK to jointly train Ukrainian military

Canada and the United Kingdom will launch a joint training course for the Ukrainian military next year. The post Ukrinform: Canada, UK to jointly train Ukrainian military appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ontario heading into 'largely uncharted waters' with $15 minimum wage, study warns

The Fraser Institute says Ontario's planned minimum wage hike is potentially problematic,' as the province has labour markets that range from big-city Toronto to smaller rural and northern towns

- Financial Post - CA

Toronto Film Review: 'Jane'

The rediscovered 16mm material is shaped to re-tell a remarkable life story in terms greatly benefitting from the trust the cameraman had achieved with his subjects--chimps as well as spouse.

- Variety - US

Toronto Film Review: 'Razzia'

If political courage were a measure of artistic merit, Moroccan director Nabil Arouch's Razzia,' a kaleidoscopic drama about intolerance and social tumult in Casablanca, would be a formidable achievement. As it stands, Arouch's decision to keep courting controversy after his last film, Much Loved,' was banned from Morocco ...

- Variety - US

Ontario's minimum-wage hike likely to threaten jobs outside Toronto area: study

A $15 minimum wage will have less of an effect on employers where workers are paid more, while employers in areas with lower prevailing wages will struggle to make up the difference

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in U.S.; to follow suit in Canada

Retailer files for Chapter 11late Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va.

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Do workers prefer older or younger leaders?

University of Manitoba researcher to examine what happens when millennials are the boss of employees their parents' age – and vice versa

- The Globe and Mail - CA

As certain as debt and taxes: Fear for Canada's small-business owner

Entrepreneurs, others face higher interest rates, federal tax changes

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy — but it doesn't mean Geoffrey is out of a job just yet

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy The retail giant filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada to give it time to reorganise its debts and assets 19 Sep 2017 Business

- PC PRO - UK

Canada to model post-Brexit Britain trade on CETA

Canada agreed on Monday to use its new free trade agreement with Europe as a template for a pact with Britain after its largest trading partner within the European Union leaves the bloc.

- EurActive - UK

ASX-listed 9 Spokes climbs 9.5% after signing RBC

Sept. 19 - ASX-listed 9 Spokes International shares rose 9.5 percent after the software developer signed a deal with Royal Bank of Canada for the North American bank to provide a white-label version of the company's platform.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Study underscores Canada's difficult choice on climate

Canadians soon must confront the incendiary question of climate-change politics: How much sacrifice will people make in pursuit of doubtful benefit?

- OGJ - US

Trudeau, May Press Boeing in Dispute With Bombardier

The Canadian and U.K. prime ministers want the U.S. aircraft maker to end its pursuit of a trade complaint against the Montreal-based company.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Amazon's HQ2 sends U.S. cities into recruiting overdrive. Here's what's in the works in Atlanta and beyond

It seems everyone has an opinion on where Amazon should build its second headquarters. Speculation and handicapping have run amok since the Seattle-based company announced it was seeking bids to accommodate what it says will be a $5 billion, 50,000-employee campus with the potential to generate billions in economic ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Iqra Khalid urges MPs to take unified approach in Islamophobia study

Heritage committee to examine systemic racism and religious discrimination in Canada

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Trudeau threatens to block Boeing from federal contracts over Bombardier dispute

Prime Minister's words could eventually apply to bigger deals in the future, such as Ottawa's plan to buy 88 new fighter jets to replace aging CF-18s

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Theresa May in Ottawa - Coal Phase Out

GreenpeaceMonday 18th September, 2017. London. In response to Prime Minister Theresa May's reaffirmation of her government's plan for the UK to phase out unabated coal by 2025, Hannah Martin, Head of Energy at Greenpeace UK, said - Theresa May's reaffirmation of her government's commitment to phase out coal power is to be ...

- Common Dreams - US

Gallant says Ottawa should pay for added Energy East pipeline regulatory costs

TransCanada has put its application to build the $15.7-billion pipeline from Hardisty, Alta., to Saint John, N.B., on hold.

- Global News - CA

Painted lady butterflies invade southern Quebec

Painted lady butterflies have invaded southern Quebec.

- Global News - CA

Phased re-entry for Waterton townsite to begin Tuesday

Parks Canada says a phased re-entry for the Waterton townsite will begin on Tuesday.

- Global News - CA

The 10 best Airbnbs in Montreal

10 Airbnb options and a quick neighborhood guide that will help you get the best experience of the city.

- Matador Network - US

New North Shore sewage treatment plant could produce renewable energy

Metro Vancouver's board will decide this week whether to spend $17.9 million on a system to capture thermal energy from treated sewage at the new North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Vancouver man beat his girlfriend to death and lived with the decomposed body for several weeks: Crown

A Vancouver man beat his girlfriend to death in his apartment and then lived with the decomposed body for several weeks, attempting to conceal the murder, a prosecutor said Monday.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Cuso International: Simon's Story

What Simon Morin loved most about his 18-month volunteer placement in Lima, Peru, was the way it brought together his interests in Latin America, gender equality, and human rights. Having studied political science and international cooperation in Montreal and taken on an internship in Mexico with UN Women, he was already ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

David Johnston: Before abolishing the monarchy, know what you're getting into

The outgoing governor general speaks with Paul Wells about the rise of distrust in Canada, Harper's 2009 prorogation of Parliament, and what he plans to do next The post David Johnston: Before abolishing the monarchy, know what you're getting into appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Paul Wells in conversation with outgoing Governor General David Johnston

David Johnston speaks with Paul Wells about the rise of distrust in Canada, the future of the monarchy, and what he plans to do next. The post Paul Wells in conversation with outgoing Governor General David Johnston appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

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