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Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a 'huge problem' as virus spreads

Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a 'huge problem' as virus spreads

Truckers are increasingly being denied warm meals, hot showers or even a place to wash their hands as rest stops close and service stations bar access to washrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air Canada to temporarily lay off 16,500 staff due to COVID-19 fallout

Air Canada to temporarily lay off 16,500 staff due to COVID-19 fallout

MONTREAL — Air Canada will temporarily lay off 16,500 employees starting this week as the airline struggles with fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (13,038.50, up 350.76 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down three cents, or 6.59 per cent, to 42.5 cents on 17.
Energy sector pushes TSX higher despite big drop in price of crude oil

Energy sector pushes TSX higher despite big drop in price of crude oil

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved higher on gains by the key energy sector even though the price of crude oil dropped to its lowest level since 2002.
Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation

Owners of Cape Breton's Donkin coal mine permanently close underground operation

DONKIN, N.S. — A troubled underground coal mining operation in Cape Breton has been permanently closed by its owners.
Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

CALGARY — Oilsands producers are likely losing money or barely breaking even as prices for Western Canadian Select bitumen-blend crude dipped as low as US$3.82 per barrel on Monday, analysts said.
Major residential landlords signal flexibility for tenants in need

Major residential landlords signal flexibility for tenants in need

TORONTO — Some of Canada's biggest residential landlords say they're committed to working with tenants who have lost their job because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

No adverse impacts from tritium spill at nuclear reactor, Bruce Power says

TORONTO — About 20 litres of heavy water containing radioactive tritium spilled in a weekend mishap at the nuclear plant near Kincardine, Ont., Bruce Power said on Monday.
Ontario court rules against CIBC in overtime class-action lawsuit

Ontario court rules against CIBC in overtime class-action lawsuit

TORONTO — An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled against the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in an overtime class-action lawsuit filed more than a decade ago.
Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Some restaurateurs get rent relief, while others stress over April bills

Grace An nearly cried after the landlord for her downtown Toronto restaurant called with a compromise: pay half the roughly $5,000 rent in April and May, and pay back the other half over time when business, hopefully, returns to normal.