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Most actively traded companies on the TSX 2020-05-26 17:32:59

Tilray Inc. to close Leamington, Ont., greenhouse over 2020-05-26 17:18:36

Five B.C. residents accused of helping in a 2020-05-26 17:14:21

TSX gets lift from financials, U.S. markets rise 2020-05-26 17:12:16The Canadian dollar traded for 72.35 cents US compared with 71.51 cents U.S. on Monday.

Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due 2020-05-26 17:09:12Budget officer Yves Giroux estimated the federal deficit with regard to a sharp increase in spending on emergency aid and a subsequent drop in economi

Protesters gather outside N.B. legislature as members resume 2020-05-26 17:06:12

Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil 2020-05-26 16:57:41

BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each 2020-05-26 16:54:55

National Bank reports Q2 net income of $379 2020-05-26 16:51:55

COVID-19 hammers Canada Pension Plan investments 2020-05-26 16:39:19Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s Canadian stock portfolio down 12.2 per cent for fiscal year, amid more general plunge.

YouTube says it deleted comments critical of China’s 2020-05-26 16:27:32Some comments posted in Chinese characters, such as “communist bandit” and “50-cent party,” a derogatory term for the ruling p

Grim forecast from head of Canada’s housing agency 2020-05-26 16:25:19Evan Siddall’s decidedly gloomy projection of the housing market is meant to prepare Canadians but leaves room for more optimism, say housing an

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Canadian retail sales dropped 10% in March 2020-05-22 09:04:11It was the largest monthly drop on record but April figures will likely be worse, Statistics Canada said.

Grappling with layoffs, WestJet asks minister for labour 2020-05-21 20:53:39A labour code exemption would void the requirement of 16 weeks notice for terminating more than 50 workers, a union official said.

Loophole in CERB could leave seniors vulnerable to 2020-05-21 20:18:46Don Davies, who represents Vancouver Kingsway, says 77 seniors at a residence in east Vancouver were approached by an individual offering to regi

U.S. billionaires richer by $434 billion since coronavirus 2020-05-21 17:48:45Nearly 39 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the same time period.

Where to buy face masks online in Canada 2020-05-21 16:40:59From Etsy to large retailers, there are plenty of choices. But what makes a good-quality cloth mask?

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends monitoring requirements across oil 2020-05-21 13:05:32In two new sweeping decisions published on May 20, the provincial regulator said that it was no longer safe for the companies to continue monitoring e

Coronavirus: Canada’s inflation rate dips 0.2% in April 2020-05-20 08:59:40It was the first year-over-year decline since September 2009, data from Statistics Canada shows.

More Canadians likely to shop, eat out than 2020-05-17 07:00:16"It looks like large gatherings, large events are going to be completely off the table for most Canadians even if they’re allowed."

Amazon ending COVID-19 pay incentives for Canadian warehouse 2020-05-16 13:32:18Company spokesperson Kelly Cheeseman confirmed Saturday the online retail giant will stop paying employees the extra $2 per hour and double overtime i

Coronavirus and the housing market: Is this a 2020-05-16 06:00:55There isn't much for sale right now. But if you look carefully, you may find opportunity.

Canadians no longer stockpiling cannabis amid coronavirus pandemic, 2020-05-15 17:15:51The initial spike and COVID-19 posed challenges for the cannabis industry, which was already grappling with mass layoffs, the rollout of edi

Coronavirus: Canadian home sales record 57% monthly drop 2020-05-15 09:50:58But data from the Canadian Real Estate Association shows no dramatic price drop, as both buyers and sellers wait on the sidelines.

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Torstar Reaches $52-Million Deal To Sell The Toronto New! 2020-05-27 08:12:30TORONTO — Five families that built and grew media conglomerate Torstar Corp. have agreed to hand the newspapers they presided over for roug

Scotiabank Profit Plummets 40% As Pandemic Crisis Batters 2020-05-26 10:27:37TORONTO — COVID-19 weighed down Bank of Nova Scotia’s second quarter, causing its profit to plunge and the company to increase its reserve

Air Canada CEO Sees Compensation Cut In Half 2020-05-26 09:02:57MONTREAL — Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu was on track to receive around $12.9 million in total compensation last year, but the value fell by mo

2/3 Of Canadians Want Government To Take Over 2020-05-25 13:33:00TORONTO — Two-thirds of Canadians believe the government should nationalize long-term care facilities in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, accord

Founder Guy Laliberte Wants To Buy Back Cirque 2020-05-25 12:43:22MONTREAL — Cirque du soleil founder Guy Laliberte says he wants to buy back the internationally celebrated circus company he created more than 3

How Confident Are Canadians Vs. Brits And Americans 2020-05-24 07:27:39The experts are busy these days trying to figure out where our pandemic-shocked economy is headed next, but their forecasts are running into some uniq

A 4-Day Work Week For The Post-Pandemic Era? 2020-05-22 12:11:20WELLINGTON, New Zealand ― New Zealand’s prime minister wants employers to consider switching to a four-day work week as a way to promote t

6 Things To Consider When Your Mortgage Comes 2020-05-22 10:58:07Wouldn’t it be nice if your mortgage had a reset button? Pressing it would let you find a new rate, change your term and find a mortgage that be

Facebook's Remote Workers Face Pay Cuts If They 2020-05-22 10:27:47If you’re one of the many people hoping the new age of working from home will mean you can set up shop in a more affordable location, there&rsqu

Canada Needs CERB-Like Tool Available For Future Crises: 2020-05-21 21:43:13OTTAWA — Canada’s top central banker says adding an income-support measure like the Canada Emergency Response Benefit to the government&rs

Filipino Front-Line Workers Risk Their Lives To Keep 2020-05-21 15:19:19“Deep in my heart, I was afraid. Because I don’t really want to die. I really want to come back home safe and sound.” Duds Mira

Trudeau Urges Commercial Landlords To Buy Into Rental 2020-05-20 19:58:16OTTAWA — Canada’s commercial landlords got a request and a warning from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to buy into rental assistance progra

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COVID-19 may delay plastics ban, airline customers struggle 2020-05-24 09:00:00CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

'I don't know how I'm gonna go back 2020-05-24 04:00:00As the slow process of reopening non-essential businesses begins across Canada, female professionals and entrepreneurs are struggling with work-life b

Businesses adjusting to COVID-19 pandemic | Business Panel 2020-05-23 12:21:00Our weekend business panel discusses how retailers are struggling to adapt under the global pandemic. Plus, a look at the details of a bridge financin

Ontario's auto sector returns to work under a 2020-05-23 04:00:57Thousands of Ontario auto workers are returning to work this month, resuming their places in the supply chain as the North American industry’s e

Wondering when Canadians can start travelling again? Here's 2020-05-23 04:00:51Now that provinces have eased COVID-19 restrictions, some people may contemplate travelling abroad. Here’s what you need to know about leaving C

Shops are reopening after COVID-19, and some are 2020-05-23 04:00:00As businesses take their first cautious steps toward reopening, Canadians should brace themselves for the possibility of seeing a new fee tacked on to

Hertz files for U.S. bankruptcy protection as car 2020-05-22 22:48:53The more-than-a-century-old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business all but vanished d

Biden blasts Keystone XL, calling it 'tarsands we 2020-05-22 10:10:58The presumptive Democratic nominee made clear in an interview that he wants the pipeline stopped.

COVID-19 pushed Canadian retail sales to their biggest 2020-05-22 10:05:40Widespread lockdowns due to COVID-19 across the country pushed Canadian retail sales down by 10 per cent in March, the biggest plunge on record.

Alberta urged to help high-tech industry 'at risk' 2020-05-22 06:00:00Technology and innovation companies are looking to the UCP government to provide the incentives needed to attract capital investment to a budding sect

Will COVID-19 lead to an exodus from crowded 2020-05-22 04:00:00The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many commercial tenants in downtown towers to reconsider their physical environment, from the amount of office space

Alberta and Quebec lead the country in CMHC-insured 2020-05-21 16:01:25Quebec and Alberta lead the country in deferrals of mortgages insured by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., says the federal agency, blaming

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In Chicago’s Little Village, federal aid begins to 2020-05-26 15:16:00Slow in coming to minority firms, the government’s Paycheck Protection Program is now offering a lifeline. But for some, it may not tide them ov

US unemployment rises to 39 million as states 2020-05-21 11:47:40The latest U.S. unemployment number increased by 2.4 million to 39 million. But some companies have begun to rehire a limited number of their laid-o

Where’s the beef? Pandemic exposes cracks in US 2020-05-19 13:15:00Most Americans have grown accustomed to plentiful food. The pandemic has exposed shortcomings in a complex and often convoluted U.S. food system.

Another big job-loss wave looms: state and city 2020-05-19 10:34:00A steep downturn in the private sector is poised to cause big job losses in state and local governments. Relief could come from Congress.

An impossible comeback? The small New York shops 2020-05-18 14:08:00Even before the pandemic, many small-business owners in New York were operating on small margins. Now they’re facing tough decisions.

U.S. auto industry reopens, sparking hope in job 2020-05-15 12:23:06About half of all auto workers are expected to return to factories next week, which have been shuttered since mid-March due to the pandemic. The cauti

Should jobless renters be evicted or forgiven during 2020-05-13 12:17:14About 43 million households in the United States are renters and as jobless rates continue to spike many are either forgoing or unable to pay rent. Bu

Keep working from home? How office-life will change 2020-05-12 11:30:56Businesses are considering new safety measures for communal workplaces, how to improve online collaborations, and if they need a physical location at

Is this crisis giving capitalism a moral nudge? 2020-05-08 17:06:37Many corporations are boosting pay or health protections for workers in the pandemic – or are facing criticism if they don’t.

Revive economy with virus-immune workers? Not so fast. 2020-05-08 16:17:57The flurry of interest in antibody testing as a shortcut to reopening hard-hit cities like New York has given way to humility.

Ridesharing has plummeted. Can food delivery save Uber? 2020-05-08 13:42:41Uber is cutting 14% of its workforce and offloading its bike and scooter business after losing $2.9 billion in the first quarter. But the company's m

Deceased taxpayers were sent relief checks. Should they 2020-05-08 10:58:00The Trump administration and IRS are urging families to return coronavirus relief payments sent to the deceased, but legal experts say there is no law


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