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Prada sees virtues to preserve in digital runways

Prada sees virtues to preserve in digital runways

MILAN — Miuccia Prada has adapted to the digital runway and isn’t ready to give up its lessons when the pandemic is over.
Quebec's Caisse posts 7.7-per-cent return in 2020 as real estate underperforms

Quebec's Caisse posts 7.7-per-cent return in 2020 as real estate underperforms

MONTREAL — The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec posted a return of 7.7 per cent in 2020, below its benchmark index of 9.2 per cent as the investment fund plans changes to its portfolio in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imperial Oil reports one-billion-barrel drop in bitumen reserves at end of 2020

Imperial Oil reports one-billion-barrel drop in bitumen reserves at end of 2020

CALGARY — Imperial Oil Ltd. is cutting one billion barrels from its inventory of oilsands bitumen following a year marked by low oil prices and budget cutting amid the COVID-19 pandemic and a global price war between major oil producers.
Global pulls 'Nurses' episode after scene with Orthodox Jews deemed anti-Semitic

Global pulls 'Nurses' episode after scene with Orthodox Jews deemed anti-Semitic

TORONTO — Global TV says it has pulled an episode of Toronto-set drama "Nurses" from circulation following backlash over a plotline critics deemed anti-Semitic.
Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

LOS ANGELES — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The singer is offering a $500,000 reward.
B.C. pandemic recovery forecast shows steady economic growth to 2023: Central 1

B.C. pandemic recovery forecast shows steady economic growth to 2023: Central 1

VANCOUVER — Healthy growth is forecast for British Columbia through 2023 by Central 1, the financial services partner for 250 credit unions across Canada. The Vancouver-based firm predicts growth of 4.2 per cent this year, 4.
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sarah Polley to release first book in March 2022

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sarah Polley to release first book in March 2022

Oscar-nominated screenwriter Sarah Polley is bringing her storytelling talents to books.
Home sales shifting towards pricier housing in several major markets, CMHC says

Home sales shifting towards pricier housing in several major markets, CMHC says

Buyers are spending more money on home purchases in several major Canadian cities, even as the COVID-19 pandemic causes layoffs and income reductions across the country. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
OMERS says its portfolio lost 2.7 per cent, net of expenses, in 2020

OMERS says its portfolio lost 2.7 per cent, net of expenses, in 2020

TORONTO — OMERS says its portfolio lost 2.7 per cent, net of expenses, last year as the COVID-19 pandemic hammered its investments.
CIBC CEO says mortgage market and cash-back credit cards helped in Q1 profit beat

CIBC CEO says mortgage market and cash-back credit cards helped in Q1 profit beat

TORONTO — CIBC chief executive Victor Dodig credited the fast-paced mortgage market and new cash-back reward credit cards as factors behind the bank's better-than-expected first-quarter profit growth, as the bank also slashed its provisions for credi