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Lumber producer Canfor cutting production even further due to COVID-19

Lumber producer Canfor cutting production even further due to COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Forestry company Canfor Corp. is making additional production cuts due to the impact of COVID-19 on the price of lumber and demand.
Premier Gold Mines says Centerra not accepting $205M offer for Greenstone stake

Premier Gold Mines says Centerra not accepting $205M offer for Greenstone stake

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Premier Gold Mines Ltd. says an offer made in March to buy Centerra Gold Inc.'s 50-per-cent stake in the Greenstone Gold Mines Partnership for US$205 million has not been accepted.
WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet plans to bring workers back on payroll via wage subsidy program

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will bring back nearly 6,400 laid-off employees to the payroll using Ottawa's emergency wage subsidy program as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to crater the airline sector.
Virus outbreak delivers tech darlings a harsh reality check

Virus outbreak delivers tech darlings a harsh reality check

Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it’s also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people’s freedom to move around and get together.
The deadlines may be extended, but don't wait to file your taxes, experts say

The deadlines may be extended, but don't wait to file your taxes, experts say

OTTAWA — As part of the steps taken to help deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Ottawa has pushed back the deadline for Canadians filing their income tax returns, but financial experts say that's no reason to delay filing your return this year.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.8 per cent in March. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 11.7 per cent (12.0) — Prince Edward Island 8.6 (8.

National employment numbers for March from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at March employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 7.8 per cent (5.6) Employment rate: 58.5 per cent (61.8) Participation rate: 63.5 per cent (65.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 7.8 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.
Canada Goose increasing production of medical gear, reopens more factories

Canada Goose increasing production of medical gear, reopens more factories

TORONTO — Canada Goose Holdings Inc. is moving to increase its domestic production of personal protective equipment for health-care workers across Canada.
C.D. Howe says Canada must invest in key areas to deal with COVID-19 crisis

C.D. Howe says Canada must invest in key areas to deal with COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — A C.D.