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Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

CALGARY — A second outbreak of COVID-19 at an oilsands mine work camp in northern Alberta is concerning, observers say, but not even a vocal critic of the Alberta government's handling of the pandemic would shut those operations down.
Fed: Financial struggles greater for workers losing jobs

Fed: Financial struggles greater for workers losing jobs

BALTIMORE — Just half of Americans who suffered a job loss or reduced income because of the coronavirus feel they’re doing all right financially, according to a new survey released Thursday by the Federal Reserve. The Fed poll of U.S.

WildBrain CEO says ad-supported video streaming remains big opportunity

HALIFAX — WildBrain Ltd. continues to see advertising-supported video streaming to be a big part of its future growth despite current conditions affecting the company and industry, chief executive Eric Ellenbogen told analysts Thursday.
Virus tests hospitals in pockets of US as some states reopen

Virus tests hospitals in pockets of US as some states reopen

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Head of World Trade Organization to step down early

Head of World Trade Organization to step down early

GENEVA — The head of the World Trade Organization said Thursday that he will leave his post a year early, a “personal decision” that sets the stage for a succession contest at the trade body amid lingering U.S.
Brookfield Asset Management reports Q1 loss, says ready to invest

Brookfield Asset Management reports Q1 loss, says ready to invest

TORONTO — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. sees investment opportunities growing in the coming months as the economy bounces back somewhat less than many expect.
Ontario stage one reopening includes stores, surgeries, tennis, dog grooming

Ontario stage one reopening includes stores, surgeries, tennis, dog grooming

TORONTO — Ontario is set to enter its first stage of reopening next Tuesday including lifting restrictions on retail stores, golf driving ranges and tennis courts, surgeries and dog grooming.
Toronto brewery asks for empties as more Beer Store accepting returns

Toronto brewery asks for empties as more Beer Store accepting returns

TORONTO — A Toronto brewery is issuing a plea for consumers to bring back their empty bottles as the Beer Store says a growing number of its locations are accepting returns.

Key Canadian bankruptcy laws and terms

With the number of commercial bankruptcies and insolvencies expected to rise in the coming months, here are some key Canadian laws and terms that will show up as corporations look to restructure their operations: A corporation becomes insolvent when
Companies already in financial trouble face CCAA reckoning as COVID-19 drags on

Companies already in financial trouble face CCAA reckoning as COVID-19 drags on

TORONTO — Olivier Benchaya knew from early in the COVID-19 shutdown that Canada's business community was headed for significant upheaval, but even weeks later, the restructuring and insolvency partner at Richter is still trying to grasp the severity