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US consumer prices rose 0.6% in July, matching June uptick

US consumer prices rose 0.6% in July, matching June uptick

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices jumped 0.6% in July as gasoline prices continued to rise. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that the increase last month in its consumer price index matched a 0.6% rise in June.
UK records deepest recession among top economies

UK records deepest recession among top economies

LONDON — Britain has suffered the deepest recession among the world’s top economies this year, shrinking by a fifth in the second quarter alone when much of the economy was mothballed as part of efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The 20.
Former Starbucks Canada employee sues for unpaid OT on behalf of store managers

Former Starbucks Canada employee sues for unpaid OT on behalf of store managers

TORONTO — A former Starbucks Canada employee is suing the company for unpaid overtime for himself and other store managers.

Windsor-Essex region joins rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of reopening plan today

The Windsor-Essex region will join the rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan today. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement Monday, saying COVID-19 case counts have dropped enough to warrant the move.
'We were a bit tone deaf:' Hobo Cannabis renamed Dutch Love after backlash

'We were a bit tone deaf:' Hobo Cannabis renamed Dutch Love after backlash

After facing repeated criticism for more than a year, Hobo Cannabis Company is changing its name to Dutch Love.

Windsor-Essex region joins rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of reopening plan today

The Windsor-Essex region will join the rest of Ontario in Stage 3 of the province's reopening plan today. Premier Doug Ford made the announcement Monday, saying COVID-19 case counts have dropped enough to warrant the move.
Union, automakers begin negotiations as uncertain economy raises stakes

Union, automakers begin negotiations as uncertain economy raises stakes

TORONTO — The autoworkers' union is set to begin formal negotiations on Wednesday with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, in what one observer calls "the fight of their life".

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,497.01, down 108.49 points) Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financial Services. Up $1.21, or 1.95 per cent, to $63.21 on 9.
S&P/TSX composite fall as price of gold drags down materials sector

S&P/TSX composite fall as price of gold drags down materials sector

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index lost more than 100 points Tuesday as the price of gold retreated and dragged down the materials sector on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The S&P/TSX composite index shed 108.49 points to 16,497.01.

Dorel gets boost from families buying bikes to escape COVID-19 lockdowns, says CEO

Increased spending on bicycles and home renovations during to the pandemic has had a positive impact on Dorel Industries Inc., offsetting struggles at its juvenile business.