WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer confidence rebounded more quickly in September than most economists had expected though they remain far from levels that were the norm before the pandemic struck.
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Toronto's top public health official has ordered the closure of three downtown restaurants after contact-tracing showed some employees with COVID-19, Toronto Public Health said Saturday.
Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's medical officer of health, issued the order late Friday based on data from contact tracing.
WASHINGTON - Canadian lumber producers cheered the latest decision Monday from the World Trade Organization on Canada's long-standing dispute with its largest trading partner over exports of softwood lumber - a finding the United States quickly denounced as unfair, biased and flawed.
OTTAWA - A new opinion survey suggests Donald Trump’s recent decision to slap a tariff on Canadian raw aluminum is garnering poor reviews on both sides of the border.
In a web survey conducted by polling firm Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies, 58 per cent of American respondents said they disagreed with the 10 per cent import tax.
TORONTO—Google said Thursday it is abandoning its smart-city development in Toronto and blamed unprecedented economic uncertainty.
A unit of Google's parent company Alphabet had been proposing to turn a rundown part of Toronto's waterfront into a wired community, but Sidewalk Labs chief executive Dan Doctoroff said in a statement that it is no longer financially viable.
BRAMPTON, Ont.—MDA has signed a contract worth $190 million to support robotic operations on the International Space Station (ISS).
The contract includes ongoing operations and maintenance of the Canadian contribution to the ISS, including Canadarm2, Dextre and the mobile base system.
The contract is to run from 2020 to 2024.
OTTAWA—Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is expanding its insured mortgage purchase program to $150 billion as part of its response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The move to help bolster the financial system is an increase from an initial plan for $50 billion announced March 16.
NEW YORK—Fear gripped financial markets around the world today as stock prices and bond yields plunge on worries about the effects of a new coronavirus.
OTTAWA—The annual pace of housing starts fell in February compared with January, but still came in stronger than economists had expected.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said today the seasonally adjusted annual rate of housing starts slipped to 210,069 units in February compared with 214,031 in January.
After a big year for its plant-based burger, Impossible Foods has something new on its plate.
The California-based company unveiled Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage on Monday evening at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas.