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Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

LOS ANGELES — When Netflix snapped HBO's 17-year streak as Emmy nominations leader, more than bragging rights switched hands.

Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

WASHINGTON — Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal.
Broad rally helps Toronto stock market hit new high, while U.S. markets also up

Broad rally helps Toronto stock market hit new high, while U.S. markets also up

A broad-based relief rally helped Canada's main stock index close at a record high Thursday after markets retreated globally a day earlier, while U.S. stock markets also pushed higher.
Michelin agrees to buy Quebec off-road tire maker Camso for US$1.7 billion

Michelin agrees to buy Quebec off-road tire maker Camso for US$1.7 billion

MONTREAL — Michelin says it has reached agreement to purchase Quebec off-road tire maker Camso for about US$1.7 billion. The French-based tire giant says the acquisition will create the world's largest off-the-road division.
Cogeco cable company considering steps towards wireless business: CEO

Cogeco cable company considering steps towards wireless business: CEO

Cogeco Communications is considering a move into the wireless business within its own cable and internet territories in parts of Ontario and Quebec, chief executive Louis Audet said Thursday in a conference call with analysts.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (up 150.10 points to 16,567.42, a record close) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Aerospace, rail equipment. Down three cents, or 0.55 per cent, to $5.

Rewards program Aeroplan renews multi-year agreement with Carrot Rewards

MONTREAL — Aeroplan says it has renewed a multi-year agreement with Carrot Rewards, a free wellness mobile app. The extended partnership allows Aeroplan members in Ontario, B.C. and Newfoundland and Labrador to earn miles.
Surge in demand for paper, glass straws a boon for plastic alternatives firms

Surge in demand for paper, glass straws a boon for plastic alternatives firms

VANCOUVER — Phillip Jacobsen started selling compostable cutlery in 2011 and about six months later expanded Greenmunch's product line to include paper straws.
Key steps to getting out of credit card debt as the cost of borrowing rises

Key steps to getting out of credit card debt as the cost of borrowing rises

The Bank of Canada's latest rate increase has raised the cost of borrowing as well as the importance of paying off debts.

CN freight train hauling pulp derails beside lake in southern B.C.

PEMBERTON, B.C. — A derailment involving a Canadian National Railway freight has toppled one car into a lake and left a second partially in the water near Pemberton, British Colombia.