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Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation

Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation

DONKIN, N.S. — A troubled underground coal mining operation in Cape Breton has been permanently closed by its owners.
Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

CALGARY — Oilsands producers are likely losing money or barely breaking even as prices for Western Canadian Select bitumen-blend crude dipped as low as US$3.82 per barrel on Monday, analysts said.
Major residential landlords signal flexibility for tenants in need

Major residential landlords signal flexibility for tenants in need

TORONTO — Some of Canada's biggest residential landlords say they're committed to working with tenants who have lost their job because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

No adverse impacts from tritium spill at nuclear reactor, Bruce Power says

TORONTO — About 20 litres of heavy water containing radioactive tritium spilled in a weekend mishap at the nuclear plant near Kincardine, Ont., Bruce Power said on Monday.
Ontario court rules against CIBC in overtime class-action lawsuit

Ontario court rules against CIBC in overtime class-action lawsuit

TORONTO — An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled against the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in an overtime class-action lawsuit filed more than a decade ago.
Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Grace An nearly cried after the landlord for her downtown Toronto restaurant called with a compromise: pay half the roughly $5,000 rent in April and May, and pay back the other half over time when business, hopefully, returns to normal.
WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic

WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic

MONTREAL — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it is cancelling all transatlantic and U.S. routes until May 4, extending its 30-day suspension by two more weeks. The Calgary-based company will offer no flights to the U.S.
Airline analysts unfazed by competition watchdog's warning about Air Canada deal

Airline analysts unfazed by competition watchdog's warning about Air Canada deal

MONTREAL — The Competition Bureau's warning about Air Canada's proposed takeover of Transat AT Inc., which owns Air Transat, should be taken in context, analysts say.
Freshii delays financial results, cuts head office staff to reduce costs

Freshii delays financial results, cuts head office staff to reduce costs

TORONTO — Freshii Inc. is delaying the filing of its latest financial results as it deals with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on its restaurants and franchise partners.

Palliser Furniture temporarily laying off workers, closing Winnipeg facility

WINNIPEG — Palliser Furniture Ltd. is temporarily laying off 72 per cent of its workforce as it closes its Winnipeg facility for two weeks and looks to do the same at its Mexican facilities in the coming weeks.