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Politics, pandemics and Russian aluminum: why Canada faces fresh U.S. tariffs

Politics, pandemics and Russian aluminum: why Canada faces fresh U.S. tariffs

WASHINGTON — The United States is once again threatening to spark a fresh tariff war with Canada over aluminum exports, despite the debut of a North American trade agreement that was supposed to usher in stability in the midst of an international eco
Organigram lays off 220 workers, will cultivate less cannabis than expected

Organigram lays off 220 workers, will cultivate less cannabis than expected

Organigram Holdings Inc. is laying off at least 220 employees — and is warning more bad news could be on the way.
Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

LOS ANGELES — The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller “Songbird,” saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures and had not signed the proper agreements for th
Le Chateau starts work on producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada

Le Chateau starts work on producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada

MONTREAL — Le Chateau Inc. says it has started the manufacturing of up to 500,000 hospital gowns in partnership with Logistik Unicorp Inc. and its contract with the federal government. The retailer says all the gowns will be made in Canada.
Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov.
Big Three gain market share while auto sales down but rebounded in June

Big Three gain market share while auto sales down but rebounded in June

The Big Three North American automakers have increased their market share so far this year as a decrease in Canadian vehicle sales in June started to show signs of a rebound from COVID-19, according to DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc.

Postmedia workers at Toronto printing plant officially unionized by CMG

TORONTO — The Canadian Media Guild says press room workers at Postmedia's Toronto printing plant have officially been unionized.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,622.40, up 107.18 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 1.5 cents, or 3.57 per cent, to 43.5 cents on 7.
North American stock market celebrations of U.S. jobs report muted by COVID cases

North American stock market celebrations of U.S. jobs report muted by COVID cases

TORONTO — Record daily COVID-19 infections in Florida muted some of the celebrations on North American stocks markets prompted by a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 107.18 points at 15,622.
British judge denies Maduro Venezuela's gold in London bank

British judge denies Maduro Venezuela's gold in London bank

LONDON — A British judge on Thursday refused to give Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro control of nearly $2 billion in gold sitting in a Bank of England vault because Britain does not recognize the socialist leader as president of the Latin American nation.