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UK music streaming faces scrutiny from competition watchdog

LONDON (AP) — Regulators are stepping up scrutiny of the United Kingdom's music streaming market to see whether there is enough competition after lawmakers outlined concerns that major online platforms like Spotify may be too dominant. The U.K.
Sleep Country Canada Holdings signs deal to buy Hush Blankets

Sleep Country Canada Holdings signs deal to buy Hush Blankets

TORONTO — Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. has signed a deal to buy Hush Blankets, a direct-to-consumer seller of weighted blankets, pillows, sheets and bed-in-a-box mattresses.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,985.37, up 57.27 points.) Trevali Mining Corp. (TSX:TV). Materials. Up three cents, or 13.
S&P/TSX composite moves further into record territory despite energy pullback

S&P/TSX composite moves further into record territory despite energy pullback

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market moved further into record territory Monday despite a relatively quiet day marked by a pullback in the key energy sector.
Hudson's Bay sues Quebec retailer, alleging trademark infringement of Zellers brand

Hudson's Bay sues Quebec retailer, alleging trademark infringement of Zellers brand

Members of a Quebec family behind the recent trademark applications for companies bearing the name Zellers are the focus of a lawsuit by Hudson's Bay Co. ULC, which owns the defunct retail brand.
Ford promises 'huge' investment in Windsor, Ont., auto plant after shift cuts

Ford promises 'huge' investment in Windsor, Ont., auto plant after shift cuts

TECUMSEH, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the province and federal governments will be making a "huge" investment in a Windsor, Ont., auto assembly plant to help ramp up production after the company announced a shift cut.
Disney delays 'Indiana Jones 5,’ ‘Black Panther 2’ releases

Disney delays 'Indiana Jones 5,’ ‘Black Panther 2’ releases

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. is pushing back the release dates of many of its upcoming titles, including the untitled Indiana Jones movie and the Black Panther sequel “Wakanda Forever.
TransAlta wind farm in N.B. temporarily taken offline after tower collapse

TransAlta wind farm in N.B. temporarily taken offline after tower collapse

CALGARY — TransAlta Renewables Inc. says it has temporarily taken a wind farm in New Brunswick offline after a tower collapse. The Calgary-based company says one of the towers at the 167 MW Kent Hills wind facility in Kent Hills, N.B. collapsed.
Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

OTTAWA — Consumers and businesses expect increases in the cost of living to stay hot over the next year, the Bank of Canada says as part of surveys results that also show people more willing to search for new jobs, and businesses willing to pay more
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts in September fell compared with August as they continued to slow from their highs reached earlier this year. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.