Closed theatres, nervous moviegoers push Cineplex to $121.2M Q3 loss

TORONTO — Canada’s largest theatre chain is trying to quell the “severe” financial impacts of COVID-19 with a more prudent approach to ventures, new private cinema rentals and reductions to expenditures.Cineplex Inc. said Friday that it will decrease the number of new projects it pursues and continue to try to reduce real estate and payroll […]

Lockdowns haven’t brought down Covid mortality, but they have killed millions of jobs

By Mitch Nemeth, Mises Institute Sat Nov 14 2020 23:30:00 During the early onset of covid-19 in the spring, government officials across the political spectrum widely agreed that government intervention and forced closure of many businesses was necessary to protect public health. This approach has clearly failed in the United States as it led to […]

[WATCH] Full stomachs, full hearts: homage to Furama bakery’s indelible legacy

It’s hard to imagine a Chinatown without Furama. Buying your favourite pastries at a Chinese bakery is a childhood rite of passage almost every Canadian-born Chinese (colloquially shortened to “CBC”) person holds dear. As a child, there was nothing as exhilarating as the sight of sweet buns in the domed display cases at a Chinese […]

Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

By David Bauder, The Associated PressTue Sep 15 2020 12:34 NEW YORK — When the coronavirus shutdown began, ABC News’ Martha Raddatz figured her plan for a cross−country road trip to meet voters would be shelved, too. Instead, this week Raddatz nears the end of a 6,000−mile journey, where in Ohio she found a man […]

Dominic LeBlanc meets N.L. Premier Andrew Furey, hints at support for oil sector

By Holly McKenzie−Sutter, The Canadian PressThu Aug 20 2020 16:55 ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc hinted Thursday that details about federal support for Newfoundland and Labrador’s troubled oil and gas sector could be weeks away. After meeting with Liberal Premier Andrew Furey in St. John’s, LeBlanc told reporters that strengthening the […]