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Summer Cruisin': Car culture gets a new lease as cultural events turn to 'pod' life

Summer Cruisin': Car culture gets a new lease as cultural events turn to 'pod' life

TORONTO — Hollywood flicks were always the main attraction at Bob Boyle's drive-in theatre on the outskirts of Brackley, P.E.I., but shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down, a nearby high school made an unusual request.
Celestica contracted by Starfish Medical to make ventilators for Health Canada

Celestica contracted by Starfish Medical to make ventilators for Health Canada

TORONTO — Celestica Inc. has been contracted to build 7,500 ventilators in Newmarket, Ont., for a Canadian medical device company working on the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial terms of its contract with StarFish Medical Inc.

Here's a list of April inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was -0.2 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list April inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was -0.2 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: -1.5 per cent (0.1) — Prince Edward Island: -1.3 (0.
First-quarter earnings: A sector-by-sector look at the effects of COVID-19

First-quarter earnings: A sector-by-sector look at the effects of COVID-19

The majority of Canadian companies have reported earnings for the first three months of 2020, giving a picture of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business so far and in the months to come.
COVID-19 is exposing Canada's economic vulnerabilities, innovation experts say

COVID-19 is exposing Canada's economic vulnerabilities, innovation experts say

VANCOUVER — The COVID-19 crisis is exposing the shortcomings of Canada's economy, particularly when it comes to supply chains and the development of value-added products that would keep the country competitive, innovation experts say.
AT&T quits Venezuela as US sanctions force it to defy Maduro

AT&T quits Venezuela as US sanctions force it to defy Maduro

MIAMI — AT&T said Tuesday it will immediately ditch Venezuela's pay TV market as U.S. sanctions prohibit its DirecTV platform from broadcasting channels that it is required to carry by the socialist administration of Nicolás Maduro.
B.C. businesses want safe reopenings even if it means taking extra time

B.C. businesses want safe reopenings even if it means taking extra time

VICTORIA — British Columbia's economic restart got off to a slow and steady pace, with business owners and operators saying they would rather take their time to protect customers and employees from COVID-19 than open their doors too early. B.C.
IATA calls for end to in-flight distancing measures but no bathroom queues

IATA calls for end to in-flight distancing measures but no bathroom queues

The trade association for the world's major airlines is proposing a range of measures aimed at relaunching the global air travel industry — including an end to in-flight physical distancing rules — that run counter to the established policies of Cana

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,885.48, up 246.58 points.) Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE). Energy. Up 39 cents, or 7.49 per cent, to $5.60 on 11.3 million shares.