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Givenchy unveils new designer debut at Paris Fashion Week

Givenchy unveils new designer debut at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS — Storied maison Givenchy unveiled new designer Matthew Williams’ debut collection Sunday, although the brand may have hoped such a big new beginning would have come under better days and not under the virus-hit Paris Fashion Week.
Cineworld may close US and UK theatres after Bond film delay

Cineworld may close US and UK theatres after Bond film delay

LONDON — Cinema chain Cineworld said Sunday it is considering closing all its movie theatres in Britain and the United States, after the postponement of the new James Bond film left a big hole in schedules.
Pope: Market capitalism has failed in pandemic, needs reform

Pope: Market capitalism has failed in pandemic, needs reform

ROME — Pope Francis says the coronavirus pandemic has proven that the “magic theories” of market capitalism have failed and that the world needs a new type of politics that promotes dialogue and solidarity and rejects war at all costs.
Hermes plays with depth in surrealist Paris show

Hermes plays with depth in surrealist Paris show

PARIS — Hermes headlined Saturday’s installment of Paris Fashion Week with a cinematic, surrealist runway staging, but the lack of celebrities attending and the patchy drizzle put a slight dampener on the usually high-octane events.
B.C. court approves sale of struggling outdoor equipment retailer MEC to U.S. firm

B.C. court approves sale of struggling outdoor equipment retailer MEC to U.S. firm

A B.C. court has approved the sale of struggling outdoor recreation retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op to a U.S. private investment firm. In an oral ruling Friday, B.C.

North American stock markets partly recover from uncertainty over Trump COVID test

TORONTO — North American stock markets partially recovered on Friday from deep early losses caused by uncertainty after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Appeal court judge clears path for hearing on flight credit for passengers

OTTAWA — A Federal Court of Appeal judge has dismissed an attempt by Canada's transportation regulator to prevent a hearing on its stance on flight credit for travellers.
Pre-election economy: Unemployment falls, but hiring slows

Pre-election economy: Unemployment falls, but hiring slows

WASHINGTON — The final jobs report before Election Day a month from now showed hiring slowed in September even as the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,199.25, up 14.71 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Up 45 cents, or 2.9 per cent, to $15.95 on 10.4 million shares.
CN, CP notch record third-quarter grain hauls as global demand continues to surge

CN, CP notch record third-quarter grain hauls as global demand continues to surge

MONTREAL — Canada's two main railways notched another record-setting quarter for grain shipments, benefiting from strong global demand, a bumper crop, efficient cars and more capacity due to smaller hauls of other products amid the COVID-19 pandemic.