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Kirkland Lake Gold extends suspension of operation at Ontario mine complex

Kirkland Lake Gold extends suspension of operation at Ontario mine complex

TORONTO — Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. says it will cut up to 255 staff positions due to a pandemic-related suspension of operations at its Holt Complex in northern Ontario.

US retail sales jump 7.5% in June, but economy still ails

BALTIMORE — U.S. retail sales climbed a solid 7.5% in June, a sign that the economy was healing right before infections from the coronavirus spiked again and dragged down hopes for a steady recovery.

US retail sales jump 7.5% in June, but economy still ails

BALTIMORE — U.S. retail sales climbed a solid 7.5% in June, a sign that the economy was healing right before infections from the coronavirus spiked again and dragged down hopes for a steady recovery.
EU court cancels US data-sharing pact over snooping concerns

EU court cancels US data-sharing pact over snooping concerns

The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that an agreement that allows thousands of companies — from tech giants to small financial firms — to transfer data to the United States is invalid because the American government can snoop on people's da
China becomes first economy to grow since virus pandemic

China becomes first economy to grow since virus pandemic

BEIJING — China became the first major economy to grow since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, recording an unexpectedly strong 3.2% expansion in the latest quarter after anti-virus lockdowns were lifted and factories and stores reopened.
Confirmed US virus cases rise amid new global restrictions

Confirmed US virus cases rise amid new global restrictions

MIAMI — California, Arizona, Texas and Florida together reported about 36,000 new coronavirus cases Wednesday as restrictions aimed at combating the spread of the pandemic took hold in the United States and around the world in an unsettling sign remi
Air Canada urges Ottawa to adopt 'science-based approach' to reopen travel

Air Canada urges Ottawa to adopt 'science-based approach' to reopen travel

MONTREAL — Air Canada is again urging the government to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions, this time by adopting a "science-based approach" that would open travel to countries with low risks of infection.
Desjardins Group acquires two real-estate brands from U.K.-based firm

Desjardins Group acquires two real-estate brands from U.K.-based firm

LEVIS, Que. — Desjardins Group says it has reached a $60.5-million agreement with a U.K.-based hybrid real estate agency to acquire its Canadian holding company and its two brands.
Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

Trump reins in major environmental law to speed big projects

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he is rolling back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure projects, but that is credited with keeping big construction projects from fouling up the envi

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,063.33, up 154.88 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up 93 cents, or 1.53 per cent, to $61.80 on 13.
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