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Metro Inc. reports second-quarter profit and sales up from a year ago

Metro Inc. reports second-quarter profit and sales up from a year ago

Metro Inc. reported strong food sales amid higher prices for fresh fruit and vegetables in its most recent quarter, though the company expects produce costs to moderate close to summer.
India's Jet Airways suspending operations, no money to fly

India's Jet Airways suspending operations, no money to fly

NEW DELHI — Jet Airways, once India's largest airline, announced on Wednesday that it is suspending all operations after failing to raise enough money to run its services.
February cannabis sales tepid as inventory stockpile grows: Health Canada

February cannabis sales tepid as inventory stockpile grows: Health Canada

Sales of cannabis products in February fell by nearly nine per cent from the previous month, due to fewer days, as average daily sales stayed relatively flat, according to the latest statistics from Health Canada.

Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

NEW YORK — Actress Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
Canada's inflation rate strengthens to 1.9% as gasoline prices bounce back

Canada's inflation rate strengthens to 1.9% as gasoline prices bounce back

OTTAWA — Canadian inflation accelerated last month as fresh strength in gasoline prices removed a large amount of downward pressure on the rate, according to a new report Wednesday from Statistics Canada.
Sony Pictures Television forms closer ties with Wattpad storyteller platform

Sony Pictures Television forms closer ties with Wattpad storyteller platform

TORONTO — The Wattpad social media platform for storytellers, authors and writers is forming a "first-look" relationship with Sony Pictures Television, one of the world's biggest producers of TV programming Toronto-based Wattpad said Wednesday that i
'Deeply candid' Demi Moore memoir coming in September

'Deeply candid' Demi Moore memoir coming in September

NEW YORK — Nine years after her book deal was first announced, Demi Moore is ready to release a memoir her publisher calls "deeply candid and insightful." Moore's "Inside Out" is scheduled for Sept. 24, HarperCollins announced Wednesday.
NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad time

NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad time

NBC Universal and the LA Olympics are going into business together, combining to package commercial time on all the network's platforms with opportunities to sponsor the American team through 2028.

Here's a list March inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in March, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 1.2 per cent (0.5) — Prince Edward Island: 1.0 (0.
Here's a list of March inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

Here's a list of March inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in March, Statistics Canada says.