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Trump says US can never declare 'total victory' over virus

Trump says US can never declare 'total victory' over virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he believes the U.S. can never declare “total victory” over the coronavirus because too many people have died.

Open Text plans restructuring including real estate consolidation

WATERLOO, Ont. — Open Text Corp. is temporarily reducing the salaries of its executives, senior leadership and other employees, and cutting its overall workforce by up to five per cent, the multinational software company announced Thursday.
Airline nosedive: American, United post huge pandemic losses

Airline nosedive: American, United post huge pandemic losses

DALLAS — American Airlines and United Airlines lost a combined $4 billion in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic triggered a sharp drop in air travel, and the airlines are busy borrowing enough money to survive until passengers return in la
Resolute Forest Products lays off more than 1,000 because of COVID-19

Resolute Forest Products lays off more than 1,000 because of COVID-19

MONTREAL — Resolute Forest Products Inc. is temporarily laying off more than 1,000 workers mainly in Quebec because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stelco signs eight-year deal with U.S. Steel to buy iron ore pellets from mine

Stelco signs eight-year deal with U.S. Steel to buy iron ore pellets from mine

HAMILTON — Stelco Holdings Inc. says it has entered into a long-term agreement with United States Steel Corp. to purchase iron ore pellets from the largest iron ore mine in the U.S.
Monetary help from Bank of Canada needs to reach borrowers, Poloz says

Monetary help from Bank of Canada needs to reach borrowers, Poloz says

OTTAWA — Canada's top central banker says monetary stimulus on the scale that the country is seeing now must ultimately reach the average Canadian to help an economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,780.74, down 447.37 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up one cent, or 2.08 per cent, to 49 cents on 19.
Toronto market falls to end a strong April and partially recover March weakness

Toronto market falls to end a strong April and partially recover March weakness

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended lower to cap one of its best months in years and partially recover the steep declines of March. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 447.37 points or nearly three per cent at 14,780.74.

Precision Drilling employee count down almost 3,000 as rig activity stalls

CALGARY — The deep downturn in North American oil and gas drilling has resulted in nearly 3,000 fewer employees working for Precision Drilling Corp. now than at the same time last year, its CEO said Thursday.
Commercial landlords brace for May to be worst yet as tenants grapple with rent

Commercial landlords brace for May to be worst yet as tenants grapple with rent

TORONTO — For the last seven years, Jessica Carpinone has always been able to pay rent for the space her artisanal bakery and coffee shop Bread by Us uses in Ottawa. This year is different.
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