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Actors of Indian descent proud to lead Broadway's 'Aladdin'

Actors of Indian descent proud to lead Broadway's 'Aladdin'

NEW YORK (AP) — As kids growing up in different states, Shoba Narayan and Michael Maliakel shared a love of one favorite film — “Aladdin.” Both are of Indian descent, and in the animated movie, they saw people who looked like them.
Canopy Growth eyes U.S. pot market with deal to buy Colo. edibles company Wana Brands

Canopy Growth eyes U.S. pot market with deal to buy Colo. edibles company Wana Brands

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. is preparing another route into the U.S. cannabis market with a new deal to acquire an edibles company, if Canada's neighbour moves to allow a key pot component. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
'As seen on TikTok' is the new 'As seen on TV'

'As seen on TikTok' is the new 'As seen on TV'

NEW YORK (AP) — Near the Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids at a New York candy store are fruit-shaped soft jelly candies that earned a spot on the shelves because they went viral on TikTok.
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 0.5 per cent in August

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 0.5 per cent in August

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales rose 0.5 per cent to $60.3 billion in August, helped by gains in the petroleum and coal sector and higher chemical sales, Statistics Canada said Thursday. The overall increase followed a decline of 1.
For Vicky Krieps, life and art blend on ‘Bergman Island’

For Vicky Krieps, life and art blend on ‘Bergman Island’

Vicky Krieps was not Mia Hansen-Løve's first choice to star in “ Bergman Island .
Omni Conversion Technologies names Jonathan Lundy new CEO, Stephen Poloz joins board

Omni Conversion Technologies names Jonathan Lundy new CEO, Stephen Poloz joins board

OTTAWA — Omni Conversion Technologies Inc. has named Jonathan Lundy as its new chief executive and former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz to the company's board of directors.
Freshii acquires majority stake in online health and wellness retailer Natura Market

Freshii acquires majority stake in online health and wellness retailer Natura Market

TORONTO — Freshii Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy a majority stake in health and wellness product retailer Natura Market ECommerce Inc., with rights to acquire the rest of the business through the first quarter of 2025.
US wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months

US wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.
Tuberculosis deaths rise for 1st time in years, due to COVID

Tuberculosis deaths rise for 1st time in years, due to COVID

LONDON (AP) — The number of people killed by tuberculosis has risen for the first time in more than a decade, largely because fewer people got tested and treated as resources were diverted to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organizat
Prince William: Before travelling to space, save the planet

Prince William: Before travelling to space, save the planet

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince William has criticized some of the world's richest men for using their wealth to fund a new space race and space tourism rather than trying to fix the problems on Earth instead.