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October 18, 2018 5:33 PM MEG starts bidding war after rejecting $2.3 billion Husky offer

Husky proposed last month to pay MEG shareholders either $11 (Cdn) in cash or 0.485 Husky shares, subject to pro-ration. Husky Chief Executive Officer Rob Peabody had taken his cash-and-stock proposal directly to shareholders after MEG’s board spurned an earlier offer. MEG said after reviewing the offer with its financial adviser, Bank of Montreal, it was recommending 6

October 15, 2018 2:18 AM Korean government officials meet to discuss post-summit specifics

In their third summit this year, Moon and Kim committed to reviving economic co-operation when possible, voicing optimism that international sanctions could end and allow such activity, and holding a groundbreaking ceremony by the end of the year on an ambitious project to connect their roads and railways. The North and South also announced measures 8

October 1, 2018 4:38 PM Shell, partners approve $31 billion project to speed gas to Asia

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and its four partners have agreed to invest in a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in western Canada — the largest new one of its kind in years that would carve out the fastest route to Asia for North American gas. LNG Canada — comprised of Shell, Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd, Mitsubishi Corp., PetroChina Co. and Korea 11

September 28, 2018 4:17 PM Unsealed court documents provide glimpse into early stages of Bruce McArthur investigation

A key observation in the burgeoning Bruce McArthur investigation appears in court documents in an otherwise boilerplate form submitted by police in January 2013 — five years before the alleged serial killer’s arrest. Toronto police had been investigating the disappearance of Skanda Navaratnam, 40, who had gone missing from the city’s Gay Village in September 14

September 25, 2018 9:00 PM PG proves profitable for horror’s Eli Roth, director of The House With a Clock in Its Walls

“The main thing he said was, ‘Don’t be afraid to make it scary. Kids love to be scared,’” Roth said. “Amblin is using this movie to really relaunch the brand to make it what it was in the ’80s. For me, it was a huge honour. Those Amblin movies were so important to me. I wanted this to have my sense of humour and my personality but feel like you could 10

September 23, 2018 5:30 PM Reggie Watts’ musical mirth doesn’t need to be explained any more

There is a small club of people who get the chance to be a bandleader on a late-night talk show, but of them, Reggie Watts is probably the most unique. Watts, who comes to town as one of the headliners on Sept. 29 as part of the JFL42 comedy festival, is obviously very musical, but he has also been working as a comedian for years, mining what he variously 13

September 21, 2018 2:52 PM UEFA evaluates bids for 2024 championship, concerned about Turkey’s human rights

But the same UEFA executive committee that votes on Thursday on the Euro 2024 host already decided in May to send a showpiece to Turkey. The 2020 Champions League final will be staged in Istanbul at Ataturk Olympic Stadium, although the latest UEFA report said renovation work poses a risk to that event or Euro 2024. Germany has sought to make Turkey’s 15

September 20, 2018 1:03 PM American filmmaker to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

LONDON—American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel Craig said the still-untitled Bond 25 will start filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on March 4, and will be released on Feb. 14, 2020. Release was delayed from the planned 15

September 17, 2018 5:45 PM Salesforce billionaire Benioff to buy Time magazine, boosting influence

Marc Benioff, the billionaire co-founder of software maker Salesforce.com Inc., is making a play to project his influence far beyond Silicon Valley with the purchase of Time magazine. The 53-year-old entrepreneur and his wife, Lynne, agreed to pay $190 million in cash to Meredith Corp. for the venerable but struggling print publication, stoking comparisons 13

September 16, 2018 4:43 PM Women lead trucking industry charge to get more female big-riggers behind wheel

Linda Young, head of human resources for Winnipeg-based Bison Transport, chairs the trucking HR association’s Women With Drive initiative. Launched in 2016, it aims to raise the number of women entering the 18-wheeler workforce through awareness campaigns and resources for employers. “In the last two years it has gotten worse,” Young said. “This year in particular 34