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New record wood product prices boost shares and estimates for Canadian producers

New record wood product prices boost shares and estimates for Canadian producers

CALGARY — New record high prices for lumber and wood panel products thanks to continuing robust demand from renovation and new home markets are driving stock prices higher for Canadian producers. Five of the largest producers — West Fraser Timber Co.
Toronto man brings masks to the masses with airport, mall PPE vending machines

Toronto man brings masks to the masses with airport, mall PPE vending machines

TORONTO — Walking through Toronto's Pearson International Airport every week with his mask and grey duffel bag, Gilad Levy could easily be mistaken for a passenger. But Levy doesn't have a plane ticket and he's not carrying a change of clothes.
Maple Leaf temporarily suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases

Maple Leaf temporarily suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says it has temporarily suspended pork exports to China after a few dozen workers at one of its plants tested positive for COVID-19. The Mississauga, Ont.
DIY projects ramp up in pandemic, and so do sales at Lowe's

DIY projects ramp up in pandemic, and so do sales at Lowe's

Home improvement retailer Lowe's Cos. became the latest big box retailer to report surging sales during the fiscal second quarter as Americans are finding more ways to improve their home during the pandemic. Comparable store sales in the U.S.
Now playing at the mall parking lot: movies, drag shows

Now playing at the mall parking lot: movies, drag shows

NEW YORK — Angel Dougherty went to the mall last month — not to shop, but to watch a drive-in drag show in the parking lot.
Here's a list of July inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

Here's a list of July inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.1 per cent in July, Statistics Canada says.
Here's a list July inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

Here's a list July inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 0.1 per cent in July, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: -0.4 per cent (0.1) — Prince Edward Island: -0.
Walz administration keeps up fight against Line 3

Walz administration keeps up fight against Line 3

MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Tim Walz's administration said Tuesday it will appeal the latest approvals by state utility regulators for Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its old and corroding Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.
Tim Hortons delays hockey Barbie roll out to rush production of Black doll

Tim Hortons delays hockey Barbie roll out to rush production of Black doll

Barbie is getting ready to hit the hockey rink with an assist from Tim Hortons.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,626.06, down 30.06 points) D-Box Technologies Inc. (TSX:DBO). Technology. Up nearly 10 cents, or 86.36 per cent, to nearly $0.