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Saskatchewan expanding visits to long-term care homes during COVID-19 pandemic

Saskatchewan expanding visits to long-term care homes during COVID-19 pandemic

REGINA — Saskatchewan is expanding its COVID-19 guidelines for visiting long-term care homes next week.
S&P/TSX composite ends solid week directionless with U.S. markets closed

S&P/TSX composite ends solid week directionless with U.S. markets closed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index wrapped up a solid week on a down note while U.S. markets were closed for the Independence Day holiday.

Advocates say new bill gives an unfair advantage to landlords over tenants

TORONTO — Ontario tenants' rights advocates are voicing concerns over a new bill they say will make it easier for landlords to obtain evictions once the COVID-19 crisis eases.
Greater Vancouver home sales start to tick up, with prices holding steady

Greater Vancouver home sales start to tick up, with prices holding steady

VANCOUVER — Home sales in the Greater Vancouver area are starting to return to more typical levels after dipping to four-decade lows in April, while prices continue to edge up from 2019. Residential sales last month reached 2,443, a 64.
Fashion retailers confront consumer shifts amid 'long slow ramp' to new normal

Fashion retailers confront consumer shifts amid 'long slow ramp' to new normal

TORONTO — COVID-19 has slammed Canada’s fashion sector like a hurricane, causing serious damage and likely leaving a few casualties in its wake.
Politics, pandemics and Russian aluminum: why Canada faces fresh U.S. tariffs

Politics, pandemics and Russian aluminum: why Canada faces fresh U.S. tariffs

WASHINGTON — The United States is once again threatening to spark a fresh tariff war with Canada over aluminum exports, despite the debut of a North American trade agreement that was supposed to usher in stability in the midst of an international eco
Organigram lays off 220 workers, will cultivate less cannabis than expected

Organigram lays off 220 workers, will cultivate less cannabis than expected

Organigram Holdings Inc. is laying off at least 220 employees — and is warning more bad news could be on the way.
Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

LOS ANGELES — The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller “Songbird,” saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures and had not signed the proper agreements for th
Le Chateau starts work on producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada

Le Chateau starts work on producing 500,000 hospital gowns in Canada

MONTREAL — Le Chateau Inc. says it has started the manufacturing of up to 500,000 hospital gowns in partnership with Logistik Unicorp Inc. and its contract with the federal government. The retailer says all the gowns will be made in Canada.
Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov.