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More corporate meetings to go virtual after success during pandemic

CALGARY — Any shareholder who's ever endured hours of travel to attend a company's annual meeting is in for good news in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus

US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing improved again in July with a key gauge of activity rising further into expansion territory.
Tucows, Dish Network form alliance based on Ting Mobile service in United States

Tucows, Dish Network form alliance based on Ting Mobile service in United States

TORONTO — Tucows Inc. is selling its Ting Mobile retail phone service in the United States to the company that offers Dish satellite TV and other services. Financial terms of the agreement with Dish Network Corp.
Stingray Music adds Comcast Xfinity, five other U.S. platforms as partners

Stingray Music adds Comcast Xfinity, five other U.S. platforms as partners

MONTREAL — Stingray Group Inc. is expanding the reach of its music service through new partnerships with six U.S. platforms, including Comcast's Xfinity.
Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump plans to take action on a what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connected to the Chinese Communist Party, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Unemployment figures Statistics Canada will release its July labour force survey Friday. June's unemployment fell to 12.3 per cent after hitting a record high 13.
Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

Trump says he'll act to ban TikTok in US as soon as Saturday

President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States. Trump made the announcement to reporters Friday on Air Force One as he returned from Florida.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,169.20, down 130.09) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up about two cents, or 3.33 per cent, to nearly $0.47 on 8.

Businesses could qualify for one more month of rent relief as program extended

OTTAWA — The government announced on Friday that the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program has been extended once again, and will now cover a portion of August’s rent for businesses that qualify.
Q2 condo sales down 50 per cent from last year, but prices are up: TRREB

Q2 condo sales down 50 per cent from last year, but prices are up: TRREB

TORONTO — The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board says condominium apartment sales in the region have fallen by half since last year, with the average selling price is up.