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N.S. offers hotels, motels property tax rebate to help with COVID-induced losses

N.S. offers hotels, motels property tax rebate to help with COVID-induced losses

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia hotel, motel and inn operators hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic are being offered a property tax rebate. The rebate program will cost about $4.
Gildan understands airline industry's pain as reduced travel hurts T-shirt business

Gildan understands airline industry's pain as reduced travel hurts T-shirt business

Gildan Activewear Inc. says it is feeling some of the same pain as the airline industry as COVID-19 has upended the tourism business and demand for holiday printed T-shirts.
Recall of Daily Shield hand sanitizer expanded, manufacturer's licence suspended

Recall of Daily Shield hand sanitizer expanded, manufacturer's licence suspended

Health Canada has suspended the licence of a Mississauga manufacturer of hand sanitizer and issued an expanded recall for some of its products found to contain unauthorized ingredients that could be unsafe for consumers.
Suncor says end of Alberta oil quotas a "positive signal" as it reports $302M loss

Suncor says end of Alberta oil quotas a "positive signal" as it reports $302M loss

CALGARY — The Alberta government's decision to end its oil production curtailment program in December after almost two years is "a very positive signal" for oilsands and refining giant Suncor Energy Inc., CEO Mark Little said Thursday.
One-time costs of Husky takeover expected to be about $500 million, says Cenovus CEO

One-time costs of Husky takeover expected to be about $500 million, says Cenovus CEO

CALGARY — The one-time costs of merging with Husky Energy Inc. are expected to total about $500 million, including severance, says the CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc., adding the expense is worth it given the expected savings of about $1.
U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan boss' escape

U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan boss' escape

BOSTON — The U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co.
Beyond beer: Molson Coors sales dip but brewer remains focused on future growth

Beyond beer: Molson Coors sales dip but brewer remains focused on future growth

MONTREAL — Molson Coors Beverage Co. recorded a lacklustre third-quarter as ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and packaging material constraints curbed the brewing giant's sales. The Montreal-based company, which reports in U.S.
'Bleak' drilling forecast calls for even fewer Canadian oil and gas wells in 2021

'Bleak' drilling forecast calls for even fewer Canadian oil and gas wells in 2021

CALGARY — The Petroleum Services Association of Canada says it expects another "bleak" year for Canadian oil and gas drilling in 2021.
46 cases of COVID-19 linked to wedding events in Vaughan, Ont., health officials say

46 cases of COVID-19 linked to wedding events in Vaughan, Ont., health officials say

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Health officials north of Toronto say 46 cases of COVID-19 have now been linked to a large wedding. York Region Public Health says the wedding took place at an event centre in Vaughan, Ont.
Shell shareholders get reward as oil giant returns to profit

Shell shareholders get reward as oil giant returns to profit

LONDON — Royal Dutch Shell increased its dividend payout to shareholders following a better-than-expected third quarter of the year, months after cutting it for the first time since World War II.