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$72 million awarded to provide better internet for 51 northern communities

$72 million awarded to provide better internet for 51 northern communities

Five projects serving 51 communities in northern Canada have been awarded $72 million from the CRTC's Broadband Fund, a program that CRTC chairman Ian Scott says has become even more necessary due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ford issues two recalls of 63,367 Edge, Lincoln MKX and Lincoln Corsair models

Ford issues two recalls of 63,367 Edge, Lincoln MKX and Lincoln Corsair models

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Ford has issued two recalls affecting 63,367 vehicles in Canada, citing safety issues with the brakes and coil spring.
US budget deficit climbs to record $2.81 trillion

US budget deficit climbs to record $2.81 trillion

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year, exceeding any on record, the Treasury Department said Wednesday.
Manitoba pushes economic rebound as COVID-19 cluster linked to meat plant grows

Manitoba pushes economic rebound as COVID-19 cluster linked to meat plant grows

BRANDON, Man. — The Manitoba government has launched a campaign promoting a restart to the economy in a city that has seen a large increase in COVID-19 cases connected to a cluster in a meat-processing plant.
Unifor launches Big Three negotiations with warning against COVID concessions

Unifor launches Big Three negotiations with warning against COVID concessions

TORONTO — Negotiations with the Detroit Three automakers were launched Wednesday with Unifor national president Jerry Dias warning the union won't make any concessions, even if there is a "second wave" of coronavirus infection.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,575.28, down 78.27 points) StageZero Life Sciences Ltd. (TSX:SZLS). Health care. Up 2.5 cents, or 38.

Birchcliff Energy reports wider second-quarter loss on lower oil, liquids prices

CALGARY — Natural gas producer Birchcliff Energy Ltd. is reporting a $39.5-million second-quarter loss compared with a loss of $9.5 million in the year-earlier period.
North American stock markets surge higher with TSX boosted by energy sector

North American stock markets surge higher with TSX boosted by energy sector

TORONTO — The Toronto Stock Exchange's main index surged to its highest level since early March on the strength of the energy sector, while the S&P 500 fell just shy of an all-time high. The S&P/TSX composite index moved up 78.
Ontario budget deficit projected to jump to $38.5 billion in 2020-2021

Ontario budget deficit projected to jump to $38.5 billion in 2020-2021

TORONTO — The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on Ontario, the province's finance minister said Wednesday as he announced the government has nearly doubled its deficit projection in just three months.
Sumner Redstone, who built media empire including CBS, dies

Sumner Redstone, who built media empire including CBS, dies

Sumner Redstone, who joined his family's drive-in movie chain in the 1950s and used it to build a vast media empire that included CBS and Viacom, has died. He was 97.
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