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Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

NEW YORK — Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S.
National Bank reports Q2 net income of $379 million, beats analyst expectations

National Bank reports Q2 net income of $379 million, beats analyst expectations

MONTREAL — National Bank of Canada's net income plunged 32 per cent in its second quarter as it put aside five times the provisions for credit losses than it did a year ago due to the economic storm triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Air Canada seeks to raise more than $1B to boost cash position amid COVID-19

Air Canada seeks to raise more than $1B to boost cash position amid COVID-19

MONTREAL — Air Canada is hoping to raise more than $1 billion in share and debt offerings to bolster its cash position amid the financial devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cascades to close containerboard plant in Burlington, Ont., affecting 45 workers

KINGSEY FALLS, Que. — Cascades Inc. says it will close its Brown containerboard plant in Burlington, Ont., by the end of July, a decision that will affect the 45 employees. The Kingsey Falls, Que.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,148.12, up 72.70 points.) HEXO Corp. (TSX:HEXO). Health care. Down 12 cents, or 11 per cent, to 97 cents on 16.8 million shares.
Tilray Inc. to close Leamington, Ont., greenhouse over next 6 weeks

Tilray Inc. to close Leamington, Ont., greenhouse over next 6 weeks

NANAIMO, B.C. — Tilray Inc. says it will close a licensed cannabis greenhouse in Ontario, which will save the company millions of dollars a year. The Nanaimo, B.C.
TSX gets lift from financials, U.S. markets rise to highest levels since March

TSX gets lift from financials, U.S. markets rise to highest levels since March

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index got a lift from the heavyweight financials sector, while U.S. markets surged to their highest levels in more than two months on improving sentiment from economic reopenings.
Protesters gather outside N.B. legislature as members resume busy spring session

Protesters gather outside N.B. legislature as members resume busy spring session

FREDERICTON — The COVID-19 pandemic, the economy, and vaccines were among the topics as the New Brunswick legislature got back into session Tuesday.
Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production

Higher prices encourage Canadian producers to boost oil production

CALGARY — Western Canadian producers are moving to restore some oil production as crude prices rise with demand thanks to the gradual opening of the world economy and OPEC and Russian output cuts.
BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each day as pandemic tanks ridership

BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each day as pandemic tanks ridership

OTTAWA — The Canadian Ferry Association says BC Ferries is bleeding cash, with losses of up to $1.5 million per day as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on ridership.