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As pandemic spreads, a wave of executive teams announce pay cuts

As pandemic spreads, a wave of executive teams announce pay cuts

TORONTO — Murray Mullen says he was focused on the bigger picture when he approached senior executives and directors at his trucking and logistics business about taking pay cuts in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Ontario to spend $2.1 B to bolster health system COVID-19 response

TORONTO — Ontario will pump over $2.1 billion into its health-care system to bolster its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Small business confidence falls to record low amid COVID-19 pandemic, CFIB says

Small business confidence falls to record low amid COVID-19 pandemic, CFIB says

TORONTO — Small business owners' confidence is at an all-time low as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reverberate through the economy.
Shippers face an upended market amid pandemic — with some poised to benefit

Shippers face an upended market amid pandemic — with some poised to benefit

MONTREAL — Shippers are in uncharted territory as the COVID-19 pandemic upends delivery patterns, with surging consumer demand mitigating a drop in corporate orders amid border closures and travel controls.
Woodfibre LNG construction delayed a year as virus slows component deliveries

Woodfibre LNG construction delayed a year as virus slows component deliveries

CALGARY — Construction on the Woodfibre LNG project southwest of Squamish, B.C., on the West Coast has been delayed for a year due in part to affects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
First signs of disruption appear in housing; markets 'calm'

First signs of disruption appear in housing; markets 'calm'

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world.

Golden Star suspends African mine for the day after worker killed in accident

TORONTO — Canadian mining firm Golden Star Resources Ltd. says an employee at its Prestea Gold Mine in Ghana, West Africa, was killed Tuesday afternoon.
Enterprise suspends CarShare service because of coronavirus outbreak

Enterprise suspends CarShare service because of coronavirus outbreak

TORONTO — Enterprise Holdings Inc. says it will suspended its carsharing service starting Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic. The car rental agency says that its CarShare program will close indefinitely to "ensure the safety of our community.

Blockade erected over local political dispute stalls Fortuna mine in Mexico

VANCOUVER — Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. says road blockades have forced it to temporarily halt mining for silver and gold at its San Jose mine in southwestern Mexico.
Canada Goose to produce medical gear for health-care workers and patients

Canada Goose to produce medical gear for health-care workers and patients

TORONTO — Canada Goose is shifting its factories to start production of medical gear for health-care workers and patients across Canada in an effort to help deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.