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Canadian telecom companies says COVID-19 causing surge in demand for services

Canadian telecom companies says COVID-19 causing surge in demand for services

Canadian telecom companies say demand for their services has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic and will change business once the lockdown ends. Rogers Communications Inc.
Alberta Energy Regulator blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

Alberta Energy Regulator blocks sale of Shell assets over clean-up concerns

CALGARY — Alberta's energy regulator has cited clean-up concerns in blocking the sale of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,509.66, up 6.45 points.) Centric Health Corp. (TSX:CHH). Health care. Down half a cent, or 2.08 per cent, to 23.5 cents on 19.
Toronto stock market rallies from early weakness caused by trade, virus concerns

Toronto stock market rallies from early weakness caused by trade, virus concerns

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index recovered from early losses prompted by U.S. sabre-rattling against China and an ominous warning about COVID-19. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 6.45 points at 14,509.66 after losing 2.
Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas theatre said Thursday it will postpone a country-rock concert that would have defied the state's ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, days after health officials ordered the show shut down.
Quebecor resuming transition of home broadband customers to new Helix platform

Quebecor resuming transition of home broadband customers to new Helix platform

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. is cautiously resuming deployment of its new Helix home entertainment platform, following a pause attributable to the recent pandemic crisis, executives said Thursday.
Appeals court reinstates lawsuit over Trump's hotel profits

Appeals court reinstates lawsuit over Trump's hotel profits

RICHMOND, Va. — A lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his luxury Washington hotel was revived Thursday by a divided federal appeals court.
Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

CALGARY — A second outbreak of COVID-19 at an oilsands mine work camp in northern Alberta is concerning, observers say, but not even a vocal critic of the Alberta government's handling of the pandemic would shut those operations down.
Fed: Financial struggles greater for workers losing jobs

Fed: Financial struggles greater for workers losing jobs

BALTIMORE — Just half of Americans who suffered a job loss or reduced income because of the coronavirus feel they’re doing all right financially, according to a new survey released Thursday by the Federal Reserve. The Fed poll of U.S.
WildBrain CEO says ad-supported video streaming remains big opportunity

WildBrain CEO says ad-supported video streaming remains big opportunity

HALIFAX — WildBrain Ltd. continues to see advertising-supported video streaming to be a big part of its future growth despite current conditions affecting the company and industry, chief executive Eric Ellenbogen told analysts Thursday.
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