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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.
Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

TORONTO — Nestle Canada Inc. says it is selling its Pure Life bottled water business to Ice River Springs as Ontario prepares to give its municipalities veto power over new water bottling permits.
July added to COVID-19 commercial rent-relief program

July added to COVID-19 commercial rent-relief program

Program has doled out $152 million in forgivable loans to landlords that agreed to give a rent break
Trade deficit narrowed in May as exports rose and imports fell again

Trade deficit narrowed in May as exports rose and imports fell again

OTTAWA — Canada's trade deficit shrank in May as auto industry exports picked up after disastrous performance in April, but exports were still down sharply compared with a year ago.

Tigers announce partnership with sportsbook operator

DETROIT — The Tigers became the first Major League Baseball team to reach a deal with a sports gambling company, announcing a multiyear partnership Thursday with PointsBet.