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Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Madrid's international airport was closed for over one hour on Monday due to the reported sighting of drones, authorities in Spain said.
Torstar Corp. selling Hamilton Spectator building, land for $25.5 million

Torstar Corp. selling Hamilton Spectator building, land for $25.5 million

TORONTO — Torstar Corp. has signed a deal to sell the land and building used by the Hamilton Spectator newspaper for $25.5 million. The sale follows a move by Torstar last spring to close its Hamilton printing and mailroom operations.

Aecon buying electrical transmission and substation contractor Voltage Power

TORONTO — Aecon Group Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Voltage Power, an electrical transmission and substation contractor based in Winnipeg.
Super Bowl ads dialed up fun as an antidote to politics

Super Bowl ads dialed up fun as an antidote to politics

NEW YORK — In the real world, political primaries are looming, impeachment is ongoing and heavy news never seems to stop. But during commercial breaks in the Super Bowl, advertisers did their best to serve up an antidote heavily spiked with fun.
'Bad Boys' tops box office for third straight week

'Bad Boys' tops box office for third straight week

LOS ANGELES — “Bad Boys of Life” went for a three-peat at the box office during Super Bowl weekend. The Sony Pictures’ film starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence brought in $17.6 million to claim the No. 1 spot for the third straight week.
Live auctions disappearing with rise of online events favoured by younger buyers

Live auctions disappearing with rise of online events favoured by younger buyers

TORONTO — Don Colling is preparing to bang the gavel on a nearly half-century career as an auctioneer in the face of stiff competition from online sales. "This year might be my last," says the 82-year-old, who is recovering from a stroke.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Wilkins speech Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins will speak on Wednesday before the Economic Club of Canada on central banking in a slow-growth
Sundance Film Festival names Tabitha Jackson new director

Sundance Film Festival names Tabitha Jackson new director

NEW YORK — The Sundance Film Festival has found its new leader from within, promoting Sundance Institute documentary program director Tabitha Jackson to festival director.
Quebec cannabis newcomer poised to start growing at massive facility

Quebec cannabis newcomer poised to start growing at massive facility

MONTREAL — Cannara Biotech Inc. announced Friday evening it has received a cannabis licence from Health Canada, allowing it to start growing at its facility in southern Quebec amid a tightening market already crowded with big Canadian producers.
Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online

Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online

Facebook says it's working to limit the spread of misinformation and potentially harmful content about the coronavirus as bogus claims about the ongoing outbreak circulate online.