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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (13,899.32, down 59.26 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down three cents, or 6.59 per cent, to 42.5 cents on 10.
Ontario sees cannabis orders top 13,000, flurry of new customers amid COVID-19

Ontario sees cannabis orders top 13,000, flurry of new customers amid COVID-19

TORONTO — Ontario's cannabis distributor has seen online orders triple since COVID-19 started sweeping the country and prevention measures were implemented, with almost one in three orders coming from new customers.
Is it or isn't it? Answer coming at month's end on whether we're in a recession

Is it or isn't it? Answer coming at month's end on whether we're in a recession

Everyone knows that Canada is in a deep economic slump caused by measures taken to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic — but they'll have to wait until May 1 to find out if it's officially a recession.
WSP Global withdraws 2020 guidance amid 'uncertainty,' but retains most projects

WSP Global withdraws 2020 guidance amid 'uncertainty,' but retains most projects

MONTREAL — WSP Global Inc. is withdrawing its 2020 guidance due to "unprecedented uncertainty" prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WestJet to lay off 1,700 pilots as airline crisis deepens amid pandemic

WestJet to lay off 1,700 pilots as airline crisis deepens amid pandemic

WestJet Airlines Ltd. plans to lay off 1,700 pilots — three-quarters of the cockpit roster — as the company struggles with fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oil and gas giant Shell targets 'net zero' emissions by 2050

Oil and gas giant Shell targets 'net zero' emissions by 2050

BERLIN — Energy company Royal Dutch Shell told investors Thursday that it aims to stop adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere by 2050, a move that was welcomed by some climate campaigners even as others called it “corporate greenwash.

Nova Scotia LNG project decision delayed due to market conditions, COVID-19

CALGARY — Pieridae Energy Ltd.
Bombardier to help make 18,000 ventilators at shuttered Thunder Bay plant

Bombardier to help make 18,000 ventilators at shuttered Thunder Bay plant

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. is helping to produce 18,000 ventilators for the Ontario government at its temporarily shuttered plant in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Small businesses seek rapid rent relief measures as Trudeau promises more support

Small businesses seek rapid rent relief measures as Trudeau promises more support

TORONTO — Small businesses are hoping for promised rent relief from both landlords and government as the COVID-19-related shutdown drags on and their bills pile up.
No baseball or beaches: Virus upends usual California summer

No baseball or beaches: Virus upends usual California summer

LOS ANGELES — In these dark times, clouded by fears of an enemy we can’t see and sheltered in homes we're itching to leave, it's reassuring to know that California's sunsets over the Pacific are just as vivid.