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Advocates say Canada's telecom prices still too high for low income consumers

Advocates say Canada's telecom prices still too high for low income consumers

GATINEAU, Que. — An advocate for low income consumers told a CRTC hearing Tuesday that Canada's telecom companies are using "magic math" that exaggerates how much their mobile data prices have dropped in recent years.
Coronavirus poses tough challenge for economic policymakers

Coronavirus poses tough challenge for economic policymakers

WASHINGTON — The fast-moving coronavirus isn’t just confounding health officials.
TSX has worst day since 2015 in bloodbath on concerns about coronavirus

TSX has worst day since 2015 in bloodbath on concerns about coronavirus

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index suffered its worst day in four-and-a-half years as it fell by triple digits for a third straight day amid growing concerns about the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Air Canada scrubs all flights to China until April 10 due to coronavirus

Air Canada scrubs all flights to China until April 10 due to coronavirus

MONTREAL — Air Canada is extending its cancellation of all flights between Canada and China to April 10 due to the novel coronavirus epidemic, following the lead of its U.S. counterparts.
Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

Analysts agree Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion

CALGARY — Long pipeline routes that cross provincial and Indigenous territorial boundaries are part of the reason that Canada is a more difficult place than the U.S. to build major energy projects, according to American analysts.
Feds warned agricultural sector near 'tipping point' due to blockades

Feds warned agricultural sector near 'tipping point' due to blockades

OTTAWA — The Canadian Federation of Agriculture called for "decisive action" from the federal government Tuesday as it warned that rail blockades across the country were causing critical supply shortages for farmers and hurting their ability to get p

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,177.37, down 385.37 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 44 cents, or 1.84 per cent, to $23.46 on 14.
'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

HARTFORD, Conn.
More companies get into business of Black History Month

More companies get into business of Black History Month

NEW YORK — From shoes and T-shirts to dolls and tote bags, more companies and brands are getting into the business of Black History Month but trying not to leave the impression that African American consumers are important just once a year.
CBRE predicts record $50 billion investment for commercial real estate this year

CBRE predicts record $50 billion investment for commercial real estate this year

TORONTO — Canada could see a record-breaking $50-billion worth of investment in commercial real estate this year as economic tailwinds and immigration policies support the booming sector, according to a report by CBRE, but it says the strong economy