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B.C. announces seven new COVID-19 cases, including two more care home workers

VANCOUVER — A small outbreak of COVID-19 continues at a long-term care facility in North Vancouver as officials announced that two more health-care workers have tested positive for the virus. Dr.
Airlines slash flights, freeze hiring as virus cuts travel

Airlines slash flights, freeze hiring as virus cuts travel

Airlines are slashing flights, freezing hiring and parking planes to cope with a stunning drop in bookings and a rise in cancellations caused by fear over the new virus outbreak.
Somber events mark first anniversary of Ethiopian crash

Somber events mark first anniversary of Ethiopian crash

TULUFERA, Ethiopia — Grim-faced, visibly grief-stricken and some crying, hundreds of family members gathered Tuesday for a memorial service at the site where one year ago an Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed into the rocky ground, killing all 157 on boa

Enbridge moving May annual meeting online due to coronavirus concerns

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. is moving its annual meeting in May online because of concerns about the spread of novel coronavirus.
Air Canada halts all flights to Italy amid nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Air Canada halts all flights to Italy amid nationwide coronavirus lockdown

MONTREAL — Air Canada has suspended flights to and from Italy after the country extended a national lockdown in response to the novel coronavirus.
North American stock markets partially rebound on stimulus hope and higher crude

North American stock markets partially rebound on stimulus hope and higher crude

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index partially rebounded from its worst one-day decline in more than 30 years on the promise of fiscal stimulus by the U.S. and other governments and a lift in oil prices.
Cenovus spending cut expected to set trend as sector adjusts to oil prices

Cenovus spending cut expected to set trend as sector adjusts to oil prices

CALGARY — Forecasts for a stand-pat year for drilling in 2020 in the Canadian oilpatch are up in the air following an oil price crash Monday linked to a dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia over oil production cuts.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,958.09, up 443.85 points.) Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE). Energy. Up one cent, or 1.59 per cent, to 64 cents on 23 million shares.
Manitoba government to cut payroll tax in Wednesday's budget

Manitoba government to cut payroll tax in Wednesday's budget

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government is easing its so-called payroll tax in order to be more competitive with Alberta, Saskatchewan and other provinces that don't have the levy.
NewsAlert: Air Canada halts all flights to Italy amid coronavirus lockdown

NewsAlert: Air Canada halts all flights to Italy amid coronavirus lockdown

MONTREAL — Air Canada is suspending flights to and from Italy, saying the decision was prompted by Italian regulations and "ongoing health and safety concerns" related to the outbreak of a novel coronavirus.