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Cineflix workers could share more than $1 million in class-action settlement: unions

Cineflix workers could share more than $1 million in class-action settlement: unions

TORONTO — Two Canadian media and entertainment unions say a Toronto-based production company behind some popular reality shows has agreed to pay Factual TV company Cineflix workers at least $1 million to settle a class-action lawsuit.
R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — R.
R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly has long faced and denied allegations of lurid behavior and sex abuse. A jury has now found him guilty of sex trafficking in a federal trial in New York stemming from those allegations. A timeline of Kelly’s life: — Jan.
2nd top Fed official to retire in wake of trading activity

2nd top Fed official to retire in wake of trading activity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Kaplan will step down as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas early next month, the Dallas Fed announced Monday.
Aurora Cannabis says revenue from consumer sales down 45 per cent in fourth quarter

Aurora Cannabis says revenue from consumer sales down 45 per cent in fourth quarter

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis says COVID-10 lockdowns caused its consumer sales to plunge 45 per cent in its recent quarter, even as medical cannabis sales increased nine per cent.
Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

Energy prices power S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Energy helped to power Canada's main stock index higher to start the week as crude oil prices rose to a near three-month high and natural gas soared 10 per cent to the highest level since late 2013.

Ontario government pledges $100 million to help tourism sector recover from COVID-19

TORONTO — Ontario will invest $100 million in the province's tourism sector to help it recover from the impact of COVID-19.
Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty

Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight poverty

NEW YORK (AP) — Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour concert that featured performances from Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, BTS and Elton John and dozens of other stars, raised more than $1.
Review: Idolatry surrenders to humanity in new Lee biography

Review: Idolatry surrenders to humanity in new Lee biography

“Robert E. Lee: A Life” by Allen C. Guelzo (Knopf) Controversy over the equestrian memorial to Robert E. Lee on stately Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia, was once limited to the removal of the blue-green oxidation from his bronze statue.

Sustainable fund providers say too early for new regulations amid rapid evolution

TORONTO — Providers of sustainable investing products say the sector is evolving too rapidly to impose new regulations.