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Cineplex seeking $250-million in financing as it maps out pandemic recovery: Cineplex Inc. is seeking at least $250-million in new financing as it attempts to recover from more than three months of pandemic-related shutdowns and from the breakdown of a $2.2-billion deal to sell the company. (Susan Krashinsky Robertson)

Fitch downgrades Alberta’s credit rating: Alberta’s credit rating was downgraded Tuesday, hours after the province released a multibillion-dollar economic recovery plan in an attempt to climb out of the economic wreckage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a collapse in world oil prices. (Emma Graney)

Google completes acquisition of Ontario smart-glasses maker North: Google has completed its acquisition of Canadian smart-glasses maker North Inc. following weeks of negotiations, after the Kitchener, Ont., company struggled for years to sell products and had begun to run low on money. (Josh O’Kane)

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U.K. safety company Alcumus buys Toronto-based software firm ContractorCheck: A British safety company is expanding further into Canada with the acquisition of a software company that allows businesses to manage and vet contractors. (Rachelle Younglai)

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