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Aphria suspends outlook, reports $144.4 million in revenue amid COVID-19

Aphria suspends outlook, reports $144.4 million in revenue amid COVID-19

Aphria Inc. has suspended its outlook for the year even though it has avoided some of the COVID-19 effects that have ravaged competitors. Executives from the Leamington, Ont., company revealed Wednesday that its third quarter, which ended Feb.

Factory shutdowns near WWII demobilization levels in US

WASHINGTON — American industry collapsed in March as the pandemic wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy. Manufacturing and overall industrial production posted the biggest declines since the United States demobilized after World War II.

Trump adviser interview helps '60 Minutes' to top of ratings

LOS ANGELES — A contentious interview with White House adviser Peter Navarro over the administration's response to the coronavirus helped “60 Minutes” earn the top spot in the ratings for the third time this season.
Empire speeds launch of online grocery service in Greater Toronto

Empire speeds launch of online grocery service in Greater Toronto

STELLARTON, N.S. — Empire Co. Ltd. is accelerating the launch of its Voila online grocery home delivery service in the Greater Toronto Area and expects to start tests later this month.

Fairfax Financial warns of US$1.4-billion net loss in the first quarter

TORONTO — Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. is warning that it expects to lose US$1.4 billion in the first quarter because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shaw Communications laying off about 10% of workforce because of COVID-19

Shaw Communications laying off about 10% of workforce because of COVID-19

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says it is temporarily laying off about 10 per cent of its workforce effective Thursday as a result of "unpredictable conditions" created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,258.43, up 182.49 points.) B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO). Materials. Up seven cents, or 1.1 per cent, to $6.43 on 13.2 million shares.
North American stock markets resume climb despite another drop in oil prices

North American stock markets resume climb despite another drop in oil prices

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index resumed its climb in a broad-based rally despite another drop in crude oil prices since the U.S. brokered a supply cut deal.
N.L. premier says food supply safe after shipping company raises concerns

N.L. premier says food supply safe after shipping company raises concerns

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador's premier says the province's food supply is not at risk after a major shipping company suggested shipments to the island could be reduced due to the pandemic.
J&J slashes outlook, races to develop coronavirus vaccine

J&J slashes outlook, races to develop coronavirus vaccine

Johnson & Johnson, anticipating significant impact from the COVID-19 pandemic, slashed its 2020 sales forecast by billions of dollars and cut its profit expectations by about 15%. It's one of the first major U.S.
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