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Restaurants make reopening plans as COVID-19 restrictions start to ease

Restaurants make reopening plans as COVID-19 restrictions start to ease

VANCOUVER — After a roughly seven-week hiatus from serving coffee, Vancouver's Pallet Coffee Roasters over the next week will reopen five of its cafes in an uncertain environment.
SNC-Lavalin says Kevin Lynch plans to step down as board chair

SNC-Lavalin says Kevin Lynch plans to step down as board chair

MONTREAL — SNC-Lavalin Goup Inc. says Kevin Lynch plans to step down as chair of the board of directors once a successor has been chosen by the board.
Saskatchewan businesses have questions about protection as economy reopens

Saskatchewan businesses have questions about protection as economy reopens

REGINA — Kara Firman should be able open her Saskatoon hair salon in two weeks, but right now she says she won't.
George Weston Ltd. reports Q1 profit compared with loss a year ago

George Weston Ltd. reports Q1 profit compared with loss a year ago

The parent company of baked-goods manufacturer Weston Foods saw sales from food service clients, such as restaurants, slashed in half amid dining room closures as governments work to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
US trade gap rises to $44.4 billlion as virus slams commerce

US trade gap rises to $44.4 billlion as virus slams commerce

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose in March as the coronavirus outbreak battered America's trade with the world. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that the gap between what the United States sells and what it buys abroad widened 11.
Fiat Chrysler swings to loss as virus hits production, sales

Fiat Chrysler swings to loss as virus hits production, sales

MILAN — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday reported a first-quarter net loss of 1.7 billion euros ($1.
Lyft pilots program in Canada that offers cheaper rides for longer waits

Lyft pilots program in Canada that offers cheaper rides for longer waits

SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft Inc. is bringing a pilot program to Canada that gives customers lower fares if they agree to wait longer for their pickup.
GTA home sales plunge 67% in April as COVID-19 pandemic freezes real estate market

GTA home sales plunge 67% in April as COVID-19 pandemic freezes real estate market

TORONTO — Home sales in the Greater Toronto Area plunged 67 per cent in April as unprecedented COVID-19 social distancing measures and economic uncertainty affected sales and new listings, the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board reported Tuesday.
MEG Energy cuts capital spending plan again, reports $284M Q1 loss

MEG Energy cuts capital spending plan again, reports $284M Q1 loss

CALGARY — Shares in oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp. rose by as much as nearly 15 per cent on Tuesday amid strengthening oil prices after it reported it would cut its capital spending plan for a second time in two months.

US service sector shrinks; first time since Great Recession

WASHINGTON — The U.S. service sector shrank for the first time in a decade last month as the pandemic forced shutdowns and layoffs nationwide. The Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday that its service-sector index fell to 41.
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