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Pandemic measures expose work-from-home inequality, Statistics Canada says

Pandemic measures expose work-from-home inequality, Statistics Canada says

Women, along with people with higher earnings and those with more education, are more likely to be able to work from home and therefore less likely to suffer a loss of employment income due to measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, according to a
Appeal court overturns double royalties ruling in a win for Apple

Appeal court overturns double royalties ruling in a win for Apple

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled that songwriters are entitled to royalties not when music is first posted online, but only after it has been downloaded.
CrossFit founder, dropped by Reebok, apologizes about tweet

CrossFit founder, dropped by Reebok, apologizes about tweet

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The founder of CrossFit is apologizing for a Twitter post he made about racial inequality protests after Reebok cut ties with his company.
Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area to move to stage two of reopening

Most regions outside Toronto-Hamilton area to move to stage two of reopening

TORONTO — Most regions of Ontario outside of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area will be allowed to see more businesses and activities open on Friday, including restaurant patios, hair salons and swimming pools.
Recession hit US in February, ending record-long expansion

Recession hit US in February, ending record-long expansion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy entered a recession in February, a group of economists declared Monday, ending the longest expansion on record.
Canadian firms lag global peers about cybersecurity risks, says EY survey

Canadian firms lag global peers about cybersecurity risks, says EY survey

TORONTO — A global survey says Canadian organizations lagged their global peers when it comes to addressing cybersecurity risks even as they become increasingly vulnerable with more businesses working remotely.

Genworth Canada says it won't follow CMHC in tightening mortgage insurance eligibility

TORONTO — Genworth MI Canada Inc. says it's holding steady on its credit score qualifications, despite a move by one of its main competitors to toughen mortgage lending standards. The Oakville, Ont.
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts, excluding Quebec, down in May

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts, excluding Quebec, down in May

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts, excluding Quebec, in May fell 20.4 per cent compared with April, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Monday.
BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

LONDON — Energy producer BP announced Monday that it will slash its global workforce by 10,000 jobs as the COVID-19 pandemic slams the oil and gas industry.

Northern travel ban, restaurant restrictions lift in Saskatchewan

REGINA — People living in northern Saskatchewan can start travelling in the region today, and others can head to their cottages in the area.