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Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Grace An nearly cried after the landlord for her downtown Toronto restaurant…

Farmworkers key to keeping US fed are wary of virus’s spread

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Salvador Calzadillas isn’t worried about catching the coronavirus when…

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Many businesses are changing their business models or offering services in a new way

Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate target while Libs up wage subsidy

OTTAWA — Canada’s central bank made yet another unscheduled rate cut Friday…

Web conferencing platforms at risk of being lure for phishing emails: consultant

TORONTO — With the use of web-based video conferences proliferating during the…

Oil price crash expected to hit thermal oilsands production in Western Canada

CALGARY — Record low prices for oilsands crude could result in up…

Tech community calls on Ontario for aid as companies struggle to preserve jobs

TORONTO — More than 230 leaders of technology companies and innovation hubs…

NewsAlert: Bank of Canada cuts key interest rate to 0.25 per cent

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is cutting its key interest target…

Lululemon withholds guidance for 2020 due to COVID-19 as Q4 profits rise

VANCOUVER — Athleisure retailer Lululemon Athletica Inc. declined to provide a financial…

Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

TORONTO — Netflix is lowering video quality for its subscribers in Canada…

Airlines under no obligation to refund cancelled fares due to coronavirus: watchdog

Jacqui Birchall is hoping for a full refund from WestJet after it…

World leaders meeting virtually to co-ordinate virus response

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Leaders of the world’s most powerful economies…

  • Mar 26, 2020

TV viewership climbing with people stuck at home by virus

NEW YORK — A fixture on television, actress Julie Bowen of “Modern…

Woodfibre LNG construction delayed a year as virus slows component deliveries

CALGARY — Construction on the Woodfibre LNG project southwest of Squamish, B.C.,…

Residential tenants, landlords face dilemma as rent comes due on April 1

As the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ripples across Canada, another…

Liberals rejig benefits for workers affected by COVID-19

OTTAWA — The Liberals are repackaging two previously promised benefits for Canadians…

Police struggle to enforce India’s sweeping virus lockdown

NEW DELHI — Indians struggled to comply with the world’s largest coronavirus…

  • Mar 25, 2020

Small business confidence falls to record low amid COVID-19 pandemic, CFIB says

TORONTO — The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says small business confidence…

Nearly 7,000 employees to depart WestJet as airlines continue to curb operations

MONTREAL — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says roughly half of its 14,000 employees…

Shaw Communications Inc. founder and executive chair JR Shaw has died at 85

CALGARY — The founder of Shaw Communications Inc., JR Shaw, has died…