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Union, automakers begin negotiations as uncertain economy raises stakes

Union, automakers begin negotiations as uncertain economy raises stakes

TORONTO — The autoworkers' union is set to begin formal negotiations on Wednesday with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, in what one observer calls "the fight of their life".

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,497.01, down 108.49 points) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financial Services. Up $1.21, or 1.95 per cent, to $63.21 on 9.
S&P/TSX composite fall as price of gold drags down materials sector

S&P/TSX composite fall as price of gold drags down materials sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost more than 100 points Tuesday as the price of gold retreated and dragged down the materials sector on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The S&P/TSX composite index shed 108.49 points to 16,497.01.

Dorel gets boost from families buying bikes to escape COVID-19 lockdowns, says CEO

Increased spending on bicycles and home renovations during to the pandemic has had a positive impact on Dorel Industries Inc., offsetting struggles at its juvenile business.

Canola prices rising despite continued trade tensions with China

Canola prices could continue to rise even after the futures contract soared to its highest level in nearly two years amid continued trade tensions with China and back-door access to the Asian importer, experts say.
Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

It took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It took just over six weeks for that number to double.

Firefox owner Mozilla cuts one-quarter of global workforce, including Cdn jobs

TORONTO — The not-for-profit company behind the free Firefox web browser and a growing number of internet privacy products is cutting about 250 people from its global workforce, including an undisclosed number in Canada. Mozilla Corp.
Air Canada to launch revamped Aeroplan amid devastated travel industry

Air Canada to launch revamped Aeroplan amid devastated travel industry

MONTREAL — Air Canada is revamping its Aeroplan loyalty program in an effort boost membership amid a global travel industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The relaunch on Nov.

'This is normal for us:' Indigenous leaders want help to end suicide crisis

REGINA — Indigenous leaders from across Saskatchewan are in Regina to press governments to help their communities deal with what they are calling a suicide pandemic.

AirBoss says U.S. government contracts for COVID respirators give it momentum

NEWMARKET, Ont. — AirBoss of America Corp. says it expects to build on its recent success from supplying tens of thousands of respirators and related products ordered by U.S. government agencies in response to COVID-19.