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Groups call for urgent action to help restaurant industry amid COVID-19

Groups call for urgent action to help restaurant industry amid COVID-19

A coalition of business groups is calling for "urgent action" from all levels of government to save the food service industry amid the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Engine maker Briggs & Stratton files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy

WAUWATOSA, Wis. — Briggs & Stratton Corp., billed as the world's largest manufacturer of small gas engines, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Monday.
Walmart Canada investing $3.5 billion over five years in 'smarter stores'

Walmart Canada investing $3.5 billion over five years in 'smarter stores'

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Walmart Canada plans to invest $3.5 billion over the next five years with a focus on technology to make so-called "smarter stores.
Fears of bankruptcy, debt ease after COVID-19 shock, poll suggests

Fears of bankruptcy, debt ease after COVID-19 shock, poll suggests

CALGARY — Canadian consumers are more upbeat about their personal debt than they have been for three years, despite the recession brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, a poll has found.
Analysts split over $45-million drilling partner consolidation by Ensign Energy

Analysts split over $45-million drilling partner consolidation by Ensign Energy

CALGARY — Analysts are split on the wisdom of Ensign Energy Services Inc.'s US$33.4-million move to buy out partner Halliburton Co.'s stake in an international drilling joint venture.
Wattpad investigating possible data breach, won't say how many may be impacted

Wattpad investigating possible data breach, won't say how many may be impacted

TORONTO — Wattpad Corp. is investigating whether there has been a breach of its user data. The online storytelling platform says it has become aware of recent reports suggesting some user data has been accessed without authorization.
Yamana Gold seeks London stock listing to increase access to European investors

Yamana Gold seeks London stock listing to increase access to European investors

TORONTO — Canadian precious metals miner Yamana Gold Inc. says it is in the advanced stages of listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange. It is currently listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Stirring in the oil patch, Chevron buys Noble for $5 billion

Stirring in the oil patch, Chevron buys Noble for $5 billion

NEW YORK — Chevron will take over Noble Energy for $5 billion in the first big deal announced since the coronavirus pandemic shook the energy sector.
Aurora to lay off more staff in restructuring of European operations

Aurora to lay off more staff in restructuring of European operations

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. is reorganizing its European operations and cutting some jobs.
Separatists protest Spanish royals' visit to rural Catalonia

Separatists protest Spanish royals' visit to rural Catalonia

L’ESPLUGA DE FRANCOLI, Spain — Hundreds of Catalan independence supporters protested the visit of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia on Monday to the northeastern region as part of a royal tour across Spain that is meant to bolster spirits amid the cor
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