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Small businesses seek changes to Ontario lockdown rules as big box stores remain open

Small businesses seek changes to Ontario lockdown rules as big box stores remain open

TORONTO — The country's largest organization of small businesses is calling on the Ontario government to think twice about its lockdown policies that force most small businesses to shut down while leaving big box retailers open.
Loblaw expands launch of PC Health app, offering access to nurses, dietitians

Loblaw expands launch of PC Health app, offering access to nurses, dietitians

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Loblaw Companies Ltd. is expanding the launch of its mobile health and wellness app, a free digital tool the company says will help Canadians navigate the health-care system.

Sherritt International CEO David Pathe stepping down after completing restructuring

TORONTO — Sherritt International Corp. says president and CEO David Pathe intends to step down from his role in 2021 but will stay on until a replacement is in place.
Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

LONDON — Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after a group of competitors complained to regulators that the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant's online dominance.

Cineworld secures financial help until hoped-for reopening

LONDON — Cineworld, which last month closed its cinemas in the U.S. and the U.K., has secured more than $750 million of new financing that it hopes will see it through the coronavirus pandemic.
GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

DETROIT — General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The move came Monday after the U.S.
S&P/TSX composite up as energy sector climbs, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite up as energy sector climbs, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Gains in the energy sector helped lift Canada's main stock index higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 33.54 points at 17,052.64.
Quebec judge orders Hudson's Bay to pay rent to landlords at multiple shopping malls

Quebec judge orders Hudson's Bay to pay rent to landlords at multiple shopping malls

MONTREAL — A Quebec judge has ordered Hudson's Bay Co. to pay rent at several of its department stores in the province, saying the retailer cannot take the law into its own hands.
3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

LONDON — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute

Iamgold reducing underground workforce at Westwood after seismic event last month

TORONTO — Iamgold Corp. says it is temporarily reducing the underground workforce at its Westwood mine in Quebec following what it called a seismic event.