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Struggling malls lure shoppers with upscale dining, entertainment options

LOS ANGELES—Shoppers braving the mall this holiday season may notice more that’s new than the day’s discounts. Many mall owners are spending billions to add more upscale restaurants and bars, premium movie theatres with dine-in options, bowling alleys and similar amenities. Some have turned swaths of space that previously housed department stores over to health clubs and grocery stores. Others …

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Apotex focused on navigating past ‘terrible tragedy’ after death of founder Barry Sherman

Apotex Inc., the Toronto-based pharmaceutical company that employs more than 6,000 people across Canada and 11,000 worldwide, faces challenges on a number of fronts as the firm and its employees grapple with the sudden death of Barry Sherman, its founder and chair. The generic drug-maker, the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company with an estimated $1.6 billion in 2016 sales, said Tuesday …

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Ottawa spending $80M for research on preventing, studying oil spills

HALIFAX—The federal government is spending $80 million on oil spill research, looking at how to prevent spills as well as their effect on the marine environment. “Our government is committed to protecting our marine and coastal areas so that they are safeguarded for future generations,” said Treasury Board President Scott Brison. He announced the funding Monday at the Bedford Institute …

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