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Construction crews push to make parking lot field hospitals patient-ready

Construction crews push to make parking lot field hospitals patient-ready

TORONTO — Long, white peaked structures have cropped up around Ontario hospitals — and while they use the same blueprint as military barracks and greenhouses, construction workers are working to transform them into state-of-the art hospital wings.
Pandemic job concerns could pose problem in long-term, Bank of Canada says

Pandemic job concerns could pose problem in long-term, Bank of Canada says

OTTAWA — Consumers' concerns about finding work during the pandemic could signal longer-term problems for the country's labour market, the Bank of Canada says.
Bank CEOs say economic rebound is coming, but short term looking 'not as good'

Bank CEOs say economic rebound is coming, but short term looking 'not as good'

TORONTO — The leaders of Canada’s top banks believe an economic rebound is on the horizon, but say the short-term looks difficult and spending won’t truly pick up until the back half of 2021 or even 2022.
Saving some favourite NYC places through online campaigns

Saving some favourite NYC places through online campaigns

NEW YORK — The boarded up windows and For Rent signs are all over the place in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighbourhood , where restaurants are closed and businesses shuttered. Nearby, the Broadway theatres are all dark.
Armenian, Azerbaijani leaders in Russia for talks

Armenian, Azerbaijani leaders in Russia for talks

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday hosted his counterparts from Armenia and Azerbaijan to discuss reopening transport routes in the region that have been paralyzed for nearly three decades amid a conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Chunky bootmaker Dr. Martens to sell shares to public

Chunky bootmaker Dr. Martens to sell shares to public

LONDON — The maker of Dr.
Porter Airlines delays service restart, eyes March 29 as tentative date

Porter Airlines delays service restart, eyes March 29 as tentative date

TORONTO — Porter Airlines has once more delayed its plans to restart flights, setting March 29 as a new tentative date, just over a year since it first suspended operations.
Maple Leaf Foods looks to expand tempeh production capacity in Indiana

Maple Leaf Foods looks to expand tempeh production capacity in Indiana

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says it plans to spend US$100 million to increase tempeh production capacity with the acquisition of a food processing plant in Indianapolis.
Lululemon says fourth-quarter sales and profit at top end of expectations

Lululemon says fourth-quarter sales and profit at top end of expectations

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. says revenue and earnings for its fourth quarter are forecast to come in at the top end of its earlier expectations.
Hong Kong's new top judge urges impartiality in courts

Hong Kong's new top judge urges impartiality in courts

Hong Kong’s new top judge warned Monday that the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s courts need to show they are impartial amid a flurry of politically charged cases or risk losing public trust.