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Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (12,360.40, down 1,355.93 points.) Bombardier Inc. (BBD.B) Industrials. Down 17 cents, or 21.8 per cent to $0.61 on 22.6 million shares.
Tim Hortons moving to take-out, drive-thru and delivery only starting Tuesday

Tim Hortons moving to take-out, drive-thru and delivery only starting Tuesday

TORONTO — Tim Hortons parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc. says it is asking Canadian restaurant owners to provide take-out, drive-thru and delivery only in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Cinemas across U.S. close for pandemic

Cinemas across U.S. close for pandemic

NEW YORK — U.S. movie theatres nationwide are preparing to shut down after President Donald Trump announced new guidelines urging against gatherings of more than 10 people because of the coronavirus pandemic.
North American stock markets sink amid falling crude prices and spreading virus

North American stock markets sink amid falling crude prices and spreading virus

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index hit a 52-week low Monday amid heightened volatility caused by a steep drop in crude oil prices and investor angst over the spread of COVID-19.
Air Canada halves capacity as shares drop amid 'severe drop in traffic'

Air Canada halves capacity as shares drop amid 'severe drop in traffic'

MONTREAL — Air Canada is halving its seat capacity in the second quarter and withdrawing its earnings forecast for 2020 and 2021 amid a "severe drop in traffic" due to the novel coronavirus.
Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders

Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders

NEW YORK — Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.
Food app services, post office workers urged to minimize contact with deliveries

Food app services, post office workers urged to minimize contact with deliveries

TORONTO — Food service couriers and mail carriers are being encouraged to change the way they handle shipments as more Canadians self-isolate to prevent COVID-19 transmission.
Spring breakup slowdown offers needed pause for hard-hit drilling industry

Spring breakup slowdown offers needed pause for hard-hit drilling industry

CALGARY — It's a "glass half-full" way of looking at a crisis but as plunging oil prices cast a shadow over oil and gas companies in Western Canada, the drilling industry is already slowing down because of the weather.
Former Aurora Cannabis CEO Terry Booth sells 12.2M shares in company

Former Aurora Cannabis CEO Terry Booth sells 12.2M shares in company

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says founder and former chief executive Terry Booth has sold nearly 12.2 million shares in the company into the open market.
CREA reports home sales up in February, average price climbs higher

CREA reports home sales up in February, average price climbs higher

OTTAWA — Home sales in February were up sharply compared with February 2019 when sales hit a decade-low for the month, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday.