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Small businesses that adapted will emerge from pandemic stronger: Lightspeed CEO

Small businesses that adapted will emerge from pandemic stronger: Lightspeed CEO

The COVID-19 pandemic has helped small- and medium-sized businesses better position themselves in their fight against e-commerce giants like Amazon.com Inc., the chief executive of Lightspeed POS Inc. says.
Plastic coalition challenges Canadian government's designation of plastic as toxic

Plastic coalition challenges Canadian government's designation of plastic as toxic

A group of plastic industry leaders is launching a court challenge of the Canadian government’s designation of plastic goods as toxic and saying the government should focus on recycling efforts as a solution.
US jobless claims fall again as some states end federal aid

US jobless claims fall again as some states end federal aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to 444,000, a new pandemic low and a sign that the job market keeps strengthening as consumers spend freely again, viral infections drop and business restrictions ease.
Experts say big city rental markets turned corner in May, prices to go up

Experts say big city rental markets turned corner in May, prices to go up

When Meleah Bennett started looking for a place to live in Toronto last autumn, she was hoping to act before rental rates picked up post-pandemic.

Stacey Abrams has deal for 2 more political thrillers

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 20 years after self-publishing her first novels, Stacey Abrams is hitting full stride as a writer.
Dutch court orders former Nissan boss Ghosn to repay salary

Dutch court orders former Nissan boss Ghosn to repay salary

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch court on Thursday rejected fugitive auto executive Carlos Ghosn's wrongful dismissal claim against an Amsterdam-based alliance between Nissan and Mitsubishi and ordered him to repay nearly 5 million euros ($6 million) salary
Schwarzenegger, Abrams make pitch for movie theater return

Schwarzenegger, Abrams make pitch for movie theater return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger chanted with enthusiasm, “We are back! We are back!” before he spoke Wednesday about the importance of resurrecting the theatrical experience for moviegoers.
Cineplex urges provincial 'consistency,' fed support as most theatres remain closed

Cineplex urges provincial 'consistency,' fed support as most theatres remain closed

TORONTO — The head of Cineplex Inc. is calling on federal and provincial leaders to draft up a better plan to support Canada’s hobbled movie exhibitors.
Electric vehicles gain a little traction in Canada ahead of new model choices

Electric vehicles gain a little traction in Canada ahead of new model choices

TORONTO — Electric vehicles gained a little traction last year in Canada but a bigger boost could follow the introduction of new models including Ford's F-150 Lightning truck that was to be officially unveiled Wednesday evening.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,417.03, down 90.02 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 91 cents, or 1.94 per cent, to $46.04 on 26.8 million shares.