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Nova Scotia bars, restaurants to reopen, along with dentists, barber shops

Nova Scotia bars, restaurants to reopen, along with dentists, barber shops

HALIFAX — It will be a "new normal" at bars and restaurants across Nova Scotia as they reopen after being closed for nearly three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Large gatherings in Saskatchewan not likely until 2021: top doctor

Large gatherings in Saskatchewan not likely until 2021: top doctor

REGINA — Saskatchewan's chief medical health officer says COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings in the province are not likely to lift before next year. Dr.
Airline stocks soar as American, United add back flights

Airline stocks soar as American, United add back flights

DALLAS — Airline stocks soared Thursday after American Airlines said it will aggressively add back flights in July — a bet that the slow recovery in air travel will gain speed this summer as states re-open their economies.
CMHC tightens lending standards to protect housing market during COVID-19

CMHC tightens lending standards to protect housing market during COVID-19

TORONTO — Canadians looking to borrow money for a home purchase a home are in for some extra challenges after the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation announced changes to its lending standards on Thursday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,527.87, down 47.24 points). Air Canada (TSX:AC). Industrials. Up $1.05, or 5.7 per cent, to $19.42 on 15.3 million shares.
TSX ends three-day winning streak to start June despite rising crude

TSX ends three-day winning streak to start June despite rising crude

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a three-day winning streak despite crude oil futures closing at a three-month high. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 47.24 points at 15,527.87, which is still up 2.2 per cent for the week.
BoC eyeing supply, consumer demand for July economic outlook, deputy says

BoC eyeing supply, consumer demand for July economic outlook, deputy says

OTTAWA — A senior official at the Bank of Canada says the central bank will be paying close attention to what the post-pandemic economy can supply and what consumers demand.
Saputo's fourth quarter profits hit by COVID-related shift in consumer demand

Saputo's fourth quarter profits hit by COVID-related shift in consumer demand

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. believes the COVID-19 pandemic may present "great opportunities" for mergers and acquisitions, though travel restrictions present some difficulty in finalizing any possible deals, the chief executive said.
Bombardier to lay off nearly 200 workers on regional rail services in GTA

Bombardier to lay off nearly 200 workers on regional rail services in GTA

Bombardier Inc. says it will temporarily lay off 196 employees working on regional transit services in the Greater Toronto Area due to a steep decline in ridership numbers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

CPA Canada hit by cyberattack, affecting data of more than 329,000

TORONTO — A cyberattack on the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada website has affected the personal information of more than 329,000 members and stakeholders, the organization said.
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