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North American stock markets push higher as trading day starts, loonie up

North American stock markets push higher as trading day starts, loonie up

TORONTO — A broad-based rally helped lift Canada's main stock index to a triple-digit advance in early trading, while U.S. stock markets also gained ground. The S&P/TSX composite index up 149.48 points at 16,646.49.
Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.
Metro sales up more than 10% as Canadians eat at home, profit rises to $263.5M

Metro sales up more than 10% as Canadians eat at home, profit rises to $263.5M

MONTREAL, Ont. — Metro Inc. said Wednesday it had a $263.5-million profit in its latest quarter, up from $222.4 million a year ago, with sales up more than 10 per cent as more Canadians cooked at home due to the pandemic.
CAE reports $110.6M Q1 loss as revenue falls, plans restructuring program

CAE reports $110.6M Q1 loss as revenue falls, plans restructuring program

MONTREAL, Ont. — CAE Inc. says it had a loss of $110.6 million in its latest quarter and plans a restructuring program that is expected to cost $100 million over the next 12 months.
US consumer prices rose 0.6% in July, matching June uptick

US consumer prices rose 0.6% in July, matching June uptick

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices jumped 0.6% in July as gasoline prices continued to rise. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that the increase last month in its consumer price index matched a 0.6% rise in June.

Windsor-Essex region joins rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of reopening plan today

The Windsor-Essex region will join the rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan today. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement Monday, saying COVID-19 case counts have dropped enough to warrant the move.
'We were a bit tone deaf:' Hobo Cannabis renamed Dutch Love after backlash

'We were a bit tone deaf:' Hobo Cannabis renamed Dutch Love after backlash

After facing repeated criticism for more than a year, Hobo Cannabis Company is changing its name to Dutch Love.

Windsor-Essex region joins rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of reopening plan today

The Windsor-Essex region will join the rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan today. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement Monday, saying COVID-19 case counts have dropped enough to warrant the move.
Unions and automakers face off in negotiations with COVID-19, economy in focus

Unions and automakers face off in negotiations with COVID-19, economy in focus

TORONTO — Union representatives will meet with the Canadian arms of the Detroit Three automakers today to start negotiating wages and benefits for the next four years.
Union, automakers begin negotiations as uncertain economy raises stakes

Union, automakers begin negotiations as uncertain economy raises stakes

TORONTO — The autoworkers' union is set to begin formal negotiations on Wednesday with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, in what one observer calls "the fight of their life".
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