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Statistics Canada report says pandemic job losses hit women harder than men

Statistics Canada report says pandemic job losses hit women harder than men

OTTAWA — A new report by Statistics Canada says job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been consistently more severe for women than for men. The report says that from March 2020 to February 2021, women accounted for 53.
Transat AT CEO Jean-Marc Eustache to retire, Annick Guerard named next CEO

Transat AT CEO Jean-Marc Eustache to retire, Annick Guerard named next CEO

MONTREAL — Jean-Marc Eustache is retiring as chair and chief executive of Transat AT Inc., the travel company which he helped start and build. Transat says Eustache was one of the principal architects in the founding of Transat in 1987.
Grocery work shifting amid increasing automation, online sales, report finds

Grocery work shifting amid increasing automation, online sales, report finds

A sweeping new report on the state of Ontario's grocery industry paints a picture of a sector where jobs are rapidly changing as retailers dive deeper into e-commerce and automation gains speed.
Actor John Cena faces backlash in China over Taiwan comment

Actor John Cena faces backlash in China over Taiwan comment

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Actor and professional wrestler John Cena has apologized to fans in China after he called Taiwan a country in a promotional interview for his upcoming film and became the latest celebrity to face the fury of Chinese nationalists
Defiant Ghosn pins hopes on French probes to clear his name

Defiant Ghosn pins hopes on French probes to clear his name

BEIRUT (AP) — Auto magnate-turned-fugitive Carlos Ghosn is campaigning to clear his name, and hopes a visit by French investigators to his home in exile in Lebanon will be his first real opportunity to defend himself since the bombshell arrest that t
New grand jury seated for next stage of Trump investigation

New grand jury seated for next stage of Trump investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors have convened a special grand jury to consider evidence in a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump's business dealings, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Facebook to pay 14 Canadian publishers for some news content posted to its platform

Facebook to pay 14 Canadian publishers for some news content posted to its platform

Facebook Inc. unveiled a plan Tuesday to pay some Canadian publishers for news stories on its platform, but experts say the move diverts attention from forthcoming regulation efforts.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,564.12, up 36.82 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 17 cents, or 0.37 per cent, to $46.37 on 13.5 million shares.

Triumph of the unhip: 'NCIS' tops TV, streaming rankings

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company's latest rankings of popular television and streaming shows have one thing in common — “NCIS” at the top.
S&P/TSX composite sets new highs in catch-up trading after Victoria Day holiday

S&P/TSX composite sets new highs in catch-up trading after Victoria Day holiday

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index set new highs Tuesday as it played catch-up after U.S. markets had a positive move during the Victoria Day holiday. The S&P/TSX composite index climbed 36.82 points to a record close of 19,564.