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Disney Plus hits 10M subscribers in 1 day

Disney Plus hits 10M subscribers in 1 day

NEW YORK — Disney Plus says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations.

Manulife and TTC reach deal to settle Healthy Fit benefits fraud case

TORONTO — Manulife Financial Corp. says it has reached a settlement with the Toronto Transit Commission related to the Healthy Fit benefits fraud case. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Cannabis company Cronos Group reports third-quarter revenue grew to $12.7M

Cannabis company Cronos Group reports third-quarter revenue grew to $12.7M

TORONTO — Cannabis company Cronos Group Inc. reported a profit in its third quarter, boosted by an $835-million gain in derivative liabilities, as revenue grew to $12.7 million.
Disney Plus gives Canadians a streaming platform that nearly matches U.S. version

Disney Plus gives Canadians a streaming platform that nearly matches U.S. version

TORONTO — Disney Plus got off to a strong start on Tuesday by tossing Canadian viewers a bone — and it wasn't just a remake of "Lady and the Tramp.
PG&E faces potential showdown over its bankruptcy plan

PG&E faces potential showdown over its bankruptcy plan

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is stepping up pressure on Pacific Gas & Electric to fork over billions more in cash to pay thousands of people who lost homes in wildfires that drove the utility into bankruptcy.
Home-decor chain Bouclair to be acquired by investor group, including current CEO

Home-decor chain Bouclair to be acquired by investor group, including current CEO

MONTREAL — Bouclair Inc. says it plans to file for bankruptcy as part of a plan to be acquired by a new investor group that includes its chief executive.
Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with Max grounding

Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with Max grounding

Orders and deliveries of new Boeing planes remain depressed eight months into the grounding of the company's 737 Max, leaving Boeing far behind Airbus, its chief competitor.
Michael Sabia leaving Caisse to head University of Toronto's Munk School

Michael Sabia leaving Caisse to head University of Toronto's Munk School

MONTREAL — The chief executive of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec is stepping down from the pension fund manager to become head of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.
LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

NEW YORK — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. The Nielsen company said 16.

Martinrea International earnings up 28 per cent in Q3 despite GM strike

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Martinrea International Inc. says earnings rose 28 per cent in the third quarter despite some impact from the GM strike, but that delayed vehicle programs has it pushing back sales targets for next year.