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Leon's Furniture Ltd. reports $63.8M-million Q3 profit, record revenue

TORONTO — Leon's Furniture Ltd. says it earned a record $63.8 million in its latest quarter, up from $49.1 million a year earlier, as revenue also set a record high.
Houston mayor: 3 still in critical condition from Astroworld

Houston mayor: 3 still in critical condition from Astroworld

HOUSTON (AP) — Three concertgoers remain in critical condition following a massive crowd surge during a Travis Scott performance that left eight people dead and hundreds more injured at the Astroworld music festival, Houston’s mayor said Wednesday.
Oilpatch drilling activity to rise in 2022, new PSAC forecast suggests

Oilpatch drilling activity to rise in 2022, new PSAC forecast suggests

CALGARY — Drilling activity in the Canadian oilpatch will return to pre-pandemic levels in 2022, according to a new industry forecast.
'Ragdoll' on AMC+ is a dark killer hunt that's also funny

'Ragdoll' on AMC+ is a dark killer hunt that's also funny

NEW YORK (AP) — Detectives in the new crime drama series “Ragdoll” come across a grisly scene early in the first episode: A serial killer has stitched together parts from six of his victims to make one hideous body.
'A different league:' Tim Hortons teams up with superstar Justin Bieber

'A different league:' Tim Hortons teams up with superstar Justin Bieber

Tim Hortons has teamed up with pop superstar Justin Bieber to launch three new Timbit flavours — called Timbiebs — along with co-branded merchandise.
Canadian Natural Resources to acquire Storm Resources for $6.28 per share

Canadian Natural Resources to acquire Storm Resources for $6.28 per share

CALGARY — Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) says it has reached a deal to acquire Calgary-based oil and gas explorer Storm Resources Ltd. for $6.28 per share, a price that pegs Storm's enterprise value at $960 million.
Artists, historians examine country music's past and future

Artists, historians examine country music's past and future

NASHVILLE, Tenn.
'I'm so lucky': Elton John receives prestigious UK award

'I'm so lucky': Elton John receives prestigious UK award

LONDON (AP) — Elton John has no doubt been a member of many exclusive clubs over the decades, but probably nothing quite as exclusive as the one he formally joined on Wednesday.
Review: Childhood in a turbulent time in nostalgic ‘Belfast’

Review: Childhood in a turbulent time in nostalgic ‘Belfast’

If you didn’t know Kenneth Branagh’s new film “ Belfast ” was based (somewhat) on his own childhood, you probably wouldn’t know it by the end either. That’s a good thing. This isn’t a portrait of the artist as a young man.
RioCan REIT net income hit $137.6M in Q3 as businesses reopened following lockdowns

RioCan REIT net income hit $137.6M in Q3 as businesses reopened following lockdowns

TORONTO — Lifting COVID-19 restrictions helped one of Canada's most prominent commercial landlords collect more rent in its most recent quarter than at any other point during the pandemic.