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Dorel's Q3 bike sales boom, furniture sales up during COVID summer

Dorel's Q3 bike sales boom, furniture sales up during COVID summer

MONTREAL — Dorel Industries Inc. says it couldn't keep up with demand for bicycles and some home furniture during the summer as the quarter's revenue still rose 9.9 per cent from last year. The Montreal-based company, which reports in U.S.
National employment numbers for October from Statistics Canada, at a glance

National employment numbers for October from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's October employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 8.9 per cent (9.0) Employment rate: 59.4 per cent (59.1) Participation rate: 65.2 per cent (65.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for October, by Canadian city

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for October, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 8.9 per cent in October. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for October, by province

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for October, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 8.9 per cent in October. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 12.8 per cent (14.8) — Prince Edward Island 10.
Intact Financial partners to make offer for Britain's RSA Insurance Group

Intact Financial partners to make offer for Britain's RSA Insurance Group

TORONTO — Canadian insurance company Intact Financial Corp. is part of a consortium including Denmark's Tryg A/S that is in talks to acquire British insurance company RSA Insurance Group PLC for 7.2 billion pounds or about $12.4 billion.
Asia Today: Court upholds state border closings in Australia

Asia Today: Court upholds state border closings in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s highest court on Friday upheld a state’s border closure and dismissed billionaire businessman Clive Palmer’s argument that the pandemic measure was unconstitutional.
Facebook bans big 'Stop the Steal' group for sowing violence

Facebook bans big 'Stop the Steal' group for sowing violence

OAKLAND, Calif. — Facebook on Thursday banned a large group called “Stop the Steal” that supporters of President Donald Trump were using to organize protests against the presidential vote count.
Pembina Pipeline third-quarter net profit decreases 14 per cent to $318 million

Pembina Pipeline third-quarter net profit decreases 14 per cent to $318 million

CALGARY — Pembina Pipeline Corp. says its net income decreased 14 per cent to $318 million in the third quarter. The Calgary-based company says it earned 51 cents per diluted share for the three months ended Sept.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,298.17, up 299.43 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Up 57 cents, or 1.56 per cent, to $37.12 on 19.4 million shares.
Home renovation demand credited for 26 per cent increase in revenue for CanWel

Home renovation demand credited for 26 per cent increase in revenue for CanWel

VANCOUVER — CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. is reporting higher third-quarter revenue and earnings on strong demand and prices for its construction material products thanks to surging home improvement activities.