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Toronto realtors urge governments to expand housing supply in relief plan

Toronto realtors urge governments to expand housing supply in relief plan

As home prices rise, a group of Toronto realtors say governments should focus economic recovery plans on housing supply — and be careful of stoking too much demand.
Elanco Animal Health to tweak US$7.6-billion deal with Bayer to get Canadian OK

Elanco Animal Health to tweak US$7.6-billion deal with Bayer to get Canadian OK

GATINEAU, Que. — Elanco Animal Health has agreed to make changes to a US$7.6-billion deal to buy several health care products for animals from Bayer AG in order to get approval from a Canadian regulator.
Human clinical trials begin for Quebec-made COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Human clinical trials begin for Quebec-made COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Canadian trials have just begun for a prospective COVID-19 vaccine but its Quebec-based manufacturer is already tempering expectations.
“Growth has stalled": Surge in US infections hits Delta

“Growth has stalled": Surge in US infections hits Delta

Delta Air Lines lost $5.7 billion during a brutal three-month stretch in which the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a near standstill, and any hoped-for recovery has been smothered by a resurgence of infected Americans.

New Gold Q2 production drops on pandemic impact, lower ore grades

TORONTO — New Gold Inc. is reporting lower production from its Rainy River and New Afton gold mines in Canada during the second quarter, in part due to COVID-19 disruptions.

One in five businesses face tough choices if COVID-19 lasts more than six months

OTTAWA — A survey by Statistics Canada suggests that almost one in five businesses will look to further staffing cuts, bankruptcy or closing their doors if present COVID-19 conditions last for six months or more.
Burger King addresses climate change by changing cows' diets

Burger King addresses climate change by changing cows' diets

Burger King is staging an intervention with its cows. The chain has rebalanced the diet of some of the cows by adding lemon grass in a bid to limit bovine contributions to climate change.
COVID-19 can pose cost and delay challenges to N.S. hospital project: auditor

COVID-19 can pose cost and delay challenges to N.S. hospital project: auditor

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's auditor general says the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to raise costs for a health care expansion project that represents the largest capital output in the province's history.

P.E.I. ranked No. 1 province in analysis of Canadian job postings per capita

TORONTO — Prince Edward Island is Canada's smallest province but has the country's highest number of job postings per capita, according to an analysis from Top Data. The analytics firm says data collected from job website Indeed.com found that P.E.I.
Greater Toronto Airport Authority cutting 500 positions due to drop in traffic

Greater Toronto Airport Authority cutting 500 positions due to drop in traffic

TORONTO — The operator of Canada's largest airport is cutting the size of its workforce by 27 per cent, including some of its management, due to a reduction of air traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic.