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Tokyo reports record virus cases days after Olympics begin

Tokyo reports record virus cases days after Olympics begin

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's capital, Tokyo, reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, days after the Olympics began.
1 person dead, 4 still missing in German chemical explosion

1 person dead, 4 still missing in German chemical explosion

BERLIN (AP) — An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies in Germany killed at least one person Tuesday, with 16 injured and four still missing.
Koreas restore communication channels, agree to improve ties

Koreas restore communication channels, agree to improve ties

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea exchanged messages Tuesday in communication channels that have been dormant for more than a year and agreed to improve ties — positive steps but ones that still leave any resumption of stalled negotiati
Teck Resources Q2 profit surges on lower COVID costs and strong revenue boost

Teck Resources Q2 profit surges on lower COVID costs and strong revenue boost

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. missed expectations despite posting much stronger second-quarter results, with revenues more than doubling amid improving market conditions.
Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77.
WestJet signs code share agreement with Dutch airline KLM

WestJet signs code share agreement with Dutch airline KLM

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines has expanded an existing code-share agreement with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Brookfield Asset Management completes privatization of Brookfield Property partners

CALGARY — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. says it has closed a deal to acquire the remaining stake in Brookfield Property Partners.
StatCan data shows youth unemployment rates have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

StatCan data shows youth unemployment rates have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HALIFAX — New data from Statistics Canada shows that while youth unemployment has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, finding full-time work has been increasingly precarious since the late 1980s.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,164.96, down 23.47 points.) Brookfield Property Partners LP. (TSX:BPY.UN). Real Estate. Down $0.15, or 0.64 per cent, to $23.29 on 15.
MDA gets $35.3 million contract from Canadian Space Agency for Canadarm 3 components

MDA gets $35.3 million contract from Canadian Space Agency for Canadarm 3 components

BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Canadian Space Agency has awarded a contract worth $35.3 million to MDA Ltd. to design a key component of Canadarm 3.