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Suze Orman on women, money and surviving the pandemic

Suze Orman on women, money and surviving the pandemic

Women are bearing a tremendous financial burden during the pandemic, primarily because of leaving the workforce, by choice or by force.
Sudan announces managed currency float to revive economy

Sudan announces managed currency float to revive economy

CAIRO — Sudan announced a managed flotation of its currency on Sunday, in an unprecedented but expected step to meet a major demand by international financial institutions to help transitional authorities overhaul the battered economy.
Nova Scotia shipbuilding program seeks to draw marginalized groups into industry

Nova Scotia shipbuilding program seeks to draw marginalized groups into industry

HALIFAX — As he bent to seal a small coin into the keel of a new offshore patrol ship, Tyrell Young’s gloved hands kept the welding gun steady while sparks flew.
All the jobs lost in 2020 among workers with wages below Canadian average: Report

All the jobs lost in 2020 among workers with wages below Canadian average: Report

Canadians who lost their jobs due to the recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic all had something in common: They made $27.81 an hour or less.
Southern cities hit hard by storms face new crisis: No water

Southern cities hit hard by storms face new crisis: No water

AUSTIN, Texas — Southern cities slammed by winter storms that left millions without power for days have traded one crisis for another: Busted water pipes ruptured by record-low temperatures created shortages of clean drinking water, shut down the Mem

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,384.27, up 110.20 points.) The Supreme Cannabis Co. Inc. (TSX:FIRE). Health care. Up 1.5 cents, or 4.92 per cent, to 32 cents on 22.
Mandatory hotel quarantine rates far lower than $2,000 touted by government

Mandatory hotel quarantine rates far lower than $2,000 touted by government

MONTREAL — The cost of the mandatory three-day hotel quarantine that goes into effect on Monday appears to be well below the $2,000-per-person price tag cited by officials when they announced the new program.
Ontario extends stay-at-home order for Toronto, Peel Region, North Bay

Ontario extends stay-at-home order for Toronto, Peel Region, North Bay

Toronto and neighboring Peel Region will remain under a stay-at-home order for at least two more weeks, the Ontario government said Friday, granting a request from local officials to delay easing restrictions in the COVID-19 hot spots.
Magna and pot stocks help TSX to bounce back from two days of losses, loonie up

Magna and pot stocks help TSX to bounce back from two days of losses, loonie up

TORONTO — Magna International and pot stocks helped Canada's main stock index to bounce back from two days of losses, while the loonie reached it highest level in four weeks. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 110.20 points to 18,384.27.
Ford recalls include about 8,800 vehicles in Canada

Ford recalls include about 8,800 vehicles in Canada

Ford Motor Co. says it will recall about 8,800 vehicles in Canada after the automaker lost track of some older Takata air bags that can explode and hurl shrapnel.