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Dorel reports US$2.7M Q1 profit, revenue soars 20% from year ago

Dorel reports US$2.7M Q1 profit, revenue soars 20% from year ago

MONTREAL — Dorel Industries Inc. reported a first-quarter profit of US$2.7 million as its revenue rose more than 20 per cent compared with a year ago. The Montreal-based company, which keeps its books in U.S.

National employment numbers for April from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's April employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 8.1 per cent (7.5) Employment rate: 59.6 per cent (60.3) Participation rate: 64.9 per cent (65.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 8.1 per cent in April. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 8.1 per cent in April. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 13.9 per cent (12.4) _ Prince Edward Island 8.
Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

TOKYO — Trains packed with commuters returning to work after a weeklong national holiday. Frustrated young people drinking in the streets because bars are closed. Protests planned over a possible visit by the Olympics chief.
German factory production, exports up in March in good sign

German factory production, exports up in March in good sign

BERLIN — Factory production and exports increased strongly in Germany in March, according to official statistics released Friday, developments that bode well for the second quarter in Europe's largest economy as it struggles to emerge from the corona
U.S. railway regulator approves CP Rail voting trust for KCS; CN Rail expects same

U.S. railway regulator approves CP Rail voting trust for KCS; CN Rail expects same

The U.S. railway regulator has approved CP Rail's voting trust in connection with its proposed purchase of Kansas City Southern.
Recipe sales decrease in Q1, partially offset by increase in e-commerce, catering

Recipe sales decrease in Q1, partially offset by increase in e-commerce, catering

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Recipe Unlimited Corp. saw system sales plunge 28 per cent in its most recent quarter as the pandemic continued to be a drag on the restaurant chain amid dining room closures and seating restrictions across Canada. The Vaughan, Ont.

Martinrea rebounds with strong start to 2021 as Q1 profit surges 34.5 per cent

TORONTO — Martinrea International Inc. rebounded from a tough end to 2020 with net income surging 34.5 per cent in the first quarter on higher revenues. The auto parts manufacturer says it earned $38.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,290.98, down 19.76 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 58 cents, or 1.18 per cent, to $48.42 on 31.5 million shares.