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Unifor members elect Lana Payne as new president

Unifor members elect Lana Payne as new president

TORONTO — Unifor says Lana Payne has been elected as the new president of Canada's largest private sector union, the first woman to hold the position.
Metro faces ongoing worker shortage, higher overtime pay to keep grocery stores open

Metro faces ongoing worker shortage, higher overtime pay to keep grocery stores open

Workers at Metro Inc. are putting in overtime to keep stores open as the company grapples with an ongoing labour crunch, the Montreal-based grocery and drugstore retailer said Wednesday.
West Fraser cuts production, mill shifts in B.C. for loss of 147 jobs

West Fraser cuts production, mill shifts in B.C. for loss of 147 jobs

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it is cutting a shift at three B.C. mills for a loss of 147 jobs as it reduces production in part because of lack of timber supplies.

Centerra Gold Inc. reports second-quarter loss of US$2.6 million

TORONTO — Centerra Gold Inc. reported a net loss of US$2.6 millionin its latest quarter, compared to a net loss of US$851.7 million in the same quarter last year. The Toronto-based company, which keeps its books in U.S.
Party of five: How one Canadian family is coping with the highest inflation in years

Party of five: How one Canadian family is coping with the highest inflation in years

With inflation at a nearly 40-year high, Canadians are feeling the financial strain. In a six-part series this summer, The Canadian Press is speaking to people at different stages of life to see where they’re being hit the hardest.
Issey Miyake, known for bold sculpted designs, dies at 84

Issey Miyake, known for bold sculpted designs, dies at 84

TOKYO (AP) — Issey Miyake, who built one of Japan’s biggest fashion brands and was known for his boldly sculpted pleated pieces as well as former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ black turtlenecks, has died. He was 84.
Pot shop owners worry they'll lose customers if halt on OCS deliveries stretches on

Pot shop owners worry they'll lose customers if halt on OCS deliveries stretches on

TORONTO — Pot shop owners say they're worried they will lose customers and run out of product if a halt on Ontario Cannabis Store deliveries stretches on.

Bird Construction earns $14.1 million in Q2; construction revenue up year-over-year

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Bird Construction Inc. says it earned $14.1 million in the second quarter of 2022, as its construction revenue rose 3.7 per cent year-over-year.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,578.30, down 90.87 points.) Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX). Materials. Up 32 cents, or 1.54 per cent, to $21.16 on 15.3 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite and U.S. markets down; tech stocks fall

S&P/TSX composite and U.S. markets down; tech stocks fall

Canada's main stock index fell more than 90 points Tuesday, dragged down by losses in the tech sector as U.S. markets also declined. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 90.87 points at 19,578.30.