Toys"R"Us Canada announces major partnership with the Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Toys"R"Us Canada, the destination for all things toy and baby, today joins the Toronto Blue Jays as an official sponsor; a national three-year-deal that includes fun family activations, birthday celebrations and key marketing promotions. The partnership seeks to create meaningful engagements with kids and families.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 10:25am ESTToys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.

Quebec Community Newspapers Association Press Release on New Federal Budget - March 21, 2019

GATINEAU, QC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The 2019 Federal budget held very little for Quebec's Minority Language weekly newspapers, according to the Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA). "Last autumn, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said strong journalism is essential for a healthy democracy and that more details would be in the federal budget," explains QCNA Executive Director, Sylvie Goneau. Today, the government came through with more details on the Federal tax credit for journalists. Surprisingly, the government missed the target if it is trying to help ensure the financial viability of local news, and especially the viability of smaller newspapers serving minority language communities. ''The budget announcement comes at a crucial time for our members,'' adds Lily Ryan, interim QCNA president. "We were confident the government would help strengthen smaller newspapers. Many local papers have closed in recent years, and some are barely hanging on. When a local paper closes the community at large suffers."

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 10:14am ESTQuebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA)

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The MPA and LOGISTEC boosting container handling capacity at the Port of Montreal

MONTREAL, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and LOGISTEC Corporation are pleased to announce that Viau Terminal, which handles about 350,000 containers annually, will undergo a new construction phase to increase its handling capacity. This is its second phase, which continues and completes the most recent container terminal at the Port of Montreal. Its first phase was completed in 2016.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 9:58am ESTMontreal Port Authority

Broadcasters Term News Media Measures in Budget 2019 "Unfair"

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is disappointed that the federal government has excluded broadcast media from journalism support tax credits announced in Budget 2019.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 9:08am ESTCanadian Association of Broadcasters

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased

NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.2 percent in February to 111.5 (2016 = 100), following no change in January, and a 0.1 percent decline in December.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 9:00am ESTThe Conference Board

New Report: Global Theatrical and Home Entertainment Market Reached $96.8 Billion in 2018

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global entertainment market reached $96.8 billion in 2018 - a nine percent increase over 2017 - according to new, combined theatrical and home entertainment data released today by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The 2018 global box office grew to $41.1 billion(i), while global home entertainment increased by 16 percent over 2017 levels to reach $55.7 billion.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 8:41am ESTMotion Picture Association of America

February Construction Starts Descend 3 Percent

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $697.4 billion, new construction starts in February dropped 3% from the previous month, according to Dodge Data

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Steady U.S. Rent Growth Continues, Yardi Matrix Reports

SANTA BARBARA, California, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A $2 rise in average U.S. rents in February 2019 and year-over-year growth of 3.6%, the highest since late 2016, point to the multifamily industry's continuing strength, according to a new report from Yardi® Matrix.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 8:00am ESTYardi Matrix

Date of 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Announced by Reading International

CULVER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reading International, Inc. (NASDAQ: RDI) announced today that its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2019 Annual Meeting") is schedul

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