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Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble postponed

Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble postponed

HONG KONG — Singapore and Hong Kong on Saturday postponed a planned air travel bubble meant to boost tourism for both cities, amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong Kong.
Mnuchin denies trying to limit Biden's economic options

Mnuchin denies trying to limit Biden's economic options

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied on Friday that he is attempting to limit President-elect Joe Biden's options for reviving the pandemic-damaged economy by ending several emergency loan programs being run by the Federal Reserve.
Ontario moving Toronto, Peel Region into lockdown starting Monday

Ontario moving Toronto, Peel Region into lockdown starting Monday

Toronto and neighbouring Peel Region will move into lockdown next week as the Ontario government tries to bring soaring COVID-19 infections in the two hot spots under control.
U.S. move, board replacements, urged for Vancouver junior miner Midas Gold Corp.

U.S. move, board replacements, urged for Vancouver junior miner Midas Gold Corp.

Vancouver-based Midas Gold Corp.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,019.10, up 109.29 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up 4.5 cents, or 13.24 per cent, to 38.5 cents on 29.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: BoC speech Bank of Canada deputy governor Toni Gravelle is set to give a speech via video conference on Monday to the Autorite des marches financiers on the risks t
S&P/TSX composite reaches to within five per cent of record high; U.S. markets fall

S&P/TSX composite reaches to within five per cent of record high; U.S. markets fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved to within about five percentage points of its record high Friday on a broad-based rally involving technologies along with cyclical sectors like materials and energy.
Indigo, Penguin Random House want Ontario to deem bookstores essential

Indigo, Penguin Random House want Ontario to deem bookstores essential

TORONTO — Two of the Canadian literary industry's biggest brands are calling on the Ontario government to designate bookstores as essential services — even as COVID-19 cases continue to surge. Retailer Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Shoe retailer Caleres to close 133 Naturalizer stores in U.S., Canada

TORONTO — More than 130 Naturalizer stores in the United States and Canada will be closed by early 2021 as Caleres Inc. adopts a digital sales strategy for the shoe chain.
Survey shows two-thirds of energy company employers cut labour costs due to COVID-19

Survey shows two-thirds of energy company employers cut labour costs due to COVID-19

CALGARY — A survey by energy labour market organization PetroLMI shows that more than two-thirds of the employers in Canada's oil and gas sector imposed labour cost reduction measures in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, including 37 per c