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Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as “political manipulation.
Western Forest Products earns $8.5M in second quarter despite sales dip

Western Forest Products earns $8.5M in second quarter despite sales dip

VANCOUVER — Western Forest Products Inc. beat expectations as the company earned $8.5 million in its latest quarter on a 17-per-cent drop in revenues over uncertainty related to COVID-19.
India surpasses 2 million cases as health volunteers strike

India surpasses 2 million cases as health volunteers strike

NEW DELHI — As India hit another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, crossing 2 million confirmed cases and more than 41,000 deaths, community health volunteers went on strike complaining they were ill-equipped to respond to the wav
Virus talks on brink of collapse, sides still 'far apart'

Virus talks on brink of collapse, sides still 'far apart'

Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol Thursday night generated a wave of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators.

Recipe Unlimited sales cut in half in Q2 as restaurants ordered closed

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Recipe Unlimited Corp. saw system sales fall more than 55 per cent in its most recent quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic prompted dining room closures across Canada. The Vaughan, Ont.

Linamar sees second-quarter sales fall by more than 50 per cent amid COVID-19

GUELPH, Ont. — Linamar Corp. saw its latest quarterly sales slashed by more than half amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company based in Guelph, Ont., says sales for the three months ended June 30 totalled $923.6 million — down from roughly $2.
Indigo reports nearly $32M loss thanks to COVID-19 temporary store closures

Indigo reports nearly $32M loss thanks to COVID-19 temporary store closures

TORONTO — Indigo Books & Music Inc. reported a larger net loss and a nearly 30 per cent drop in revenue in its most recent quarter. The book retailer recorded a net loss of about $31.
Sun Life sees second-quarter profit fall to $519M, misses analyst expectations

Sun Life sees second-quarter profit fall to $519M, misses analyst expectations

TORONTO — Sun Life Financial Inc. saw its most recent quarterly profit fall as it missed analyst expectations.
New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of millions of dollars for lavish personal trip

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,579.10, up 77.49 points.) Osisko Mining Inc. (TSX:OSK). Basic Materials. Down 42 cents, or 8.99 per cent, to $4.25 on 36.