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'Will I ever have the money to pay bills?' Retail worker faces third layoff in April

'Will I ever have the money to pay bills?' Retail worker faces third layoff in April

Joyce Garant has worked since she was 15 years old. Her first job was as a hostess for McDonald's before she became a dress store manager. Then in 1987, she was hired at the Hudson's Bay in her hometown of Windsor, Ont.
Big Three's Q1 average monthly wireless bills but some fees on the rise

Big Three's Q1 average monthly wireless bills but some fees on the rise

TORONTO — Quarterly reports from Rogers, Bell Canada and Telus show their average monthly billing per mobile phone user was down in early 2021 compared with last year's first quarter.
EU leaders attend summit in person for 1st time this year

EU leaders attend summit in person for 1st time this year

PORTO, Portugal — European Union leaders and their large following of diplomats and advisers met Friday in Portugal for two days of in-person talks, signalling their belief that the threat from COVID-19 on the continent is waning amid a quickening va

Clarification to May 6 Money Monitor story on lumber costs for home renovation

In a May 6 Money Monitor about home renovations amid high lumber costs, The Canadian Press used the description "fibreglass-based panels" in the 13th paragraph. A more specific description of the OSB alternative is "fibreglass-faced gypsum panels.
Cenovus Energy reports $220M first-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago

Cenovus Energy reports $220M first-quarter profit compared with a loss a year ago

CALGARY — The CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc. says more than half of the job cuts from its takeover of rival Husky Energy Inc.
Air Canada calls on Ottawa to lift hotel quarantine as it prepares for recovery

Air Canada calls on Ottawa to lift hotel quarantine as it prepares for recovery

Air Canada called on Ottawa to ease travel restrictions as the airline, which reported a first-quarter loss of $1.3 billion, plans for its post pandemic recovery. "The current mandatory hotel quarantine for arrivals has proven ineffective.
Amazon Prime Day postponed in Canada amid COVID-19 outbreaks at warehouses

Amazon Prime Day postponed in Canada amid COVID-19 outbreaks at warehouses

Amazon's annual Prime Day marketing event in Canada has been put on hold this year amid ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks at its facilities in Ontario's Peel Region.

China propels BMW to strong profits, Germany lags

FRANKFURT — Booming sales in China helped propel German luxury carmaker BMW to stronger profits in the first three months of the year even as its home market Germany trailed the ongoing recovery in global car markets from the worst of the pandemic sh
Enbridge CEO warns of 'bad things' for shippers, consumers if Line 5 shut down

Enbridge CEO warns of 'bad things' for shippers, consumers if Line 5 shut down

CALGARY — The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says "bad things" will happen if Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer succeeds in carrying out her order to shut down its Line 5 pipeline through the Great Lakes region next week.
Hydro One reports $268M first-quarter profit, up from $225M a year ago

Hydro One reports $268M first-quarter profit, up from $225M a year ago

TORONTO — Hydro One Ltd. reported its first-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago helped by higher rates and increased demand due to colder weather.