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Telus Agriculture looks to bring cutting edge tech to the food supply chain

Telus Agriculture looks to bring cutting edge tech to the food supply chain

TORONTO — Telus Corp. launched a new agriculture division Thursday, saying it wants to use communications, data collection and artificial intelligence to bring more efficiency to the world's food industry.
Doctors, health unions urge Alberta to take short, sharp action on COVID-19

Doctors, health unions urge Alberta to take short, sharp action on COVID-19

EDMONTON — More than 430 Alberta doctors and three major health unions are urging Premier Jason Kenney to invoke short, sharp public health restrictions to reverse a soaring rate of COVID-19.
Yellow Pages third-quarter profits plunge 35 per cent as revenues take a hit

Yellow Pages third-quarter profits plunge 35 per cent as revenues take a hit

MONTREAL — Yellow Pages Ltd. missed expectations as its net profit plunged in the third quarter on an 18 per cent drop in revenues.
Correction: Virus Outbreak-Business Travel story

Correction: Virus Outbreak-Business Travel story

In a Nov. 11, 2020, story about the future of business travel, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of one of the subjects of the story. His name is Brandon Contreras, not Brian Contreras.
Power Corp. third-quarter profits attributable to shareholders surge to $505 million

Power Corp. third-quarter profits attributable to shareholders surge to $505 million

MONTREAL — Power Corp. says its net profit attributable to shareholders surged more than 40 per cent in the third quarter to $505 million from $359 million a year earlier.
Landlord's attempt to evict HBC blocked for now, but retailer ordered to pay rent

Landlord's attempt to evict HBC blocked for now, but retailer ordered to pay rent

TORONTO — An Ontario judge has ordered Hudson's Bay Co. to pay half the rent owing at one of its department stores, while blocking a landlord's attempt to evict the iconic retailer.
US consumer prices unchanged in October, lowest in 5 months

US consumer prices unchanged in October, lowest in 5 months

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October, the lowest reading in five months, suggesting that a price spike over the summer is beginning to fade as coronavirus cases spread. The flat reading for last month followed a gain of 0.
709,000 seek US jobless aid as pandemic escalates

709,000 seek US jobless aid as pandemic escalates

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, a still-high level but the lowest figure since March and a further sign that the job market might be slowly healing.
Champion Iron approves $512.6-million expansion of Bloom Lake mine in Quebec

Champion Iron approves $512.6-million expansion of Bloom Lake mine in Quebec

MONTREAL — Champion Iron Ltd. says it will move ahead with an expansion of its Bloom Lake open pit mining complex in northeastern Quebec that is expected to double capacity and create 375 new permanent jobs.
Castlepoint Numa sells stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios to Bell Media

Castlepoint Numa sells stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios to Bell Media

TORONTO — Castlepoint Numa Inc. says it has sold its minority interest in Pinewood Toronto Studios to majority shareholder Bell Media. Financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.