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Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand

Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand

TORONTO — When COVID-19 began spreading across Canada, the newly formed Broken Heart Love Affair creative agency had set up in a Toronto lightbulb plant-turned office building originally built in 1908.
IMF: Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery

IMF: Vaccine inequity threatens Mideast's economic recovery

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Middle East economies are recovering from the coronavirus pandemic faster than anticipated, largely due to the acceleration of mass inoculation campaigns and an increase in oil prices.
Migrant farm worker vaccine pilot begins as Ontario reports 3,813 new COVID-19 cases

Migrant farm worker vaccine pilot begins as Ontario reports 3,813 new COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — An Ontario pilot project offering COVID-19 vaccines to migrant farm workers got underway on Saturday at Toronto's international airport.

After Amazon: Labor tries to regroup in wake of Alabama loss

WASHINGTON — Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labour movement just suffered a stinging defeat -- again.

John Naisbitt, author of bestseller 'Megatrends,' dies at 92

BERLIN — The American author John Naisbitt, whose 1982 bestselling book “Megatrends” was published in dozens of countries, has died at 92, the Austrian news agency APA has reported.
Alibaba fined $2.8 billion on competition charge in China

Alibaba fined $2.8 billion on competition charge in China

BEIJING — Alibaba Group, the world’s biggest e-commerce company, was fined 18.3 billion yuan ($2.
Redline Communications gets $14 million in federal funding for industrial 5G project

Redline Communications gets $14 million in federal funding for industrial 5G project

MARKHAM, Ont. — Redline Communications will receive $14 million in federal funds to design high-speed wireless equipment for use in the mining, utilities and oil and gas sectors.
Cameco to restart Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan

Cameco to restart Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan

CALGARY — Cameco Corp. says it plans to restart production this month at its Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan after suspending it in December to deal with risks from the pandemic.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,228.03, down 0.84 of a point.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up half a cent, or 1.
TSX slips on weaker commodity prices while loonie rises on strong jobs report

TSX slips on weaker commodity prices while loonie rises on strong jobs report

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index slipped ever so slightly on lower commodity prices as it capped a record-setting week while the loonie rose on a strong jobs report for March.