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DHX Media reports bigger Q1 loss due to reorganization and foreign exchange loss

DHX Media reports bigger Q1 loss due to reorganization and foreign exchange loss

HALIFX, N.S. — DHX Media Ltd. reported its first-quarter loss grew compared with a year ago as it was hit by one-time reorganization charges and a non-cash foreign exchange loss.
US productivity falls for first time in nearly 4 years

US productivity falls for first time in nearly 4 years

WASHINGTON — American workers were less efficient in the July-September quarter, pushing down productivity for the first time since late 2015.
Buckingham Palace: Queen's new outfits won't use real fur

Buckingham Palace: Queen's new outfits won't use real fur

LONDON — Buckingham Palace says new outfits designed for Queen Elizabeth II will not use real fur. The palace said Wednesday the decision does not mean the queen will dispose of all the fur outfits she already has.
Thirty per cent of minority Canadians experienced discrimination at work: survey

Thirty per cent of minority Canadians experienced discrimination at work: survey

TORONTO — Thirty-per cent of Canadians who identify with a specific diversity group, including visible minorities and LGBTQ, have experienced at least one incident of discrimination at their current employer, a new survey suggests.
Supreme Court set to hear Uber case with implications for gig economy

Supreme Court set to hear Uber case with implications for gig economy

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is set to start to hear a case today brought by Uber with potentially significant implications for the gig economy.
Ikea plans to open small stores in Toronto core as consumers crave convenience

Ikea plans to open small stores in Toronto core as consumers crave convenience

Ikea Canada plans to open its first smaller, downtown store format in the country in Toronto within the next two years.
KFC Canada to test bamboo packaging for poutine starting next year

KFC Canada to test bamboo packaging for poutine starting next year

KFC Canada wants to serve up chicken in bamboo buckets eventually, but the fast food chain will start next year with poutine after it finds the right product for its pilot.
WSP Global misses expectations as Q3 profit increases to $93.7 million

WSP Global misses expectations as Q3 profit increases to $93.7 million

MONTREAL — WSP Global Inc. missed expectations even though its net earnings increased 6.6 per cent to $93.7 million in the third quarter on higher revenues.
Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies

Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies

Boeing's new chairman gave embattled CEO Dennis Muilenburg a vote of confidence Tuesday and said the chief executive is giving up any bonus this year.
Spin Master earnings down as tariffs, supply chain congestion disrupt quarter

Spin Master earnings down as tariffs, supply chain congestion disrupt quarter

TORONTO — Spin Master Corp. says earnings dropped in the third quarter as several challenges, including U.S. tariffs on Chinese production, affected results. The Toronto-based toy manufacturer, which reports in U.S. dollars, says it earned $92.