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George Weston Ltd. showed a profit in its latest quarter, in a May 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

George Weston Ltd. reports Q1 profit compared with loss a year ago

Company includes large stakes in Loblaw Companies Ltd.

George Weston Ltd. showed a profit in its latest quarter, in a May 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The federal government is set to announce financial support for farmers hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, in a May 5, 2020 story. (Pixabay file photo)
The federal government is set to announce financial support for farmers hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, in a May 5, 2020 story. (Pixabay file photo)
The Expert Podcast with host Todd Vaughan

PODCAST: COVID-19 impact on Lacombe business

The Expert welcomes business representatives from the community

The Expert Podcast with host Todd Vaughan
TC Energy Corp., which is constructing the Keystone XL pipeline project, reported first-quarter profit of $1.15 billion, in a May 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
TC Energy Corp., which is constructing the Keystone XL pipeline project, reported first-quarter profit of $1.15 billion, in a May 1, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Loblaw Companies Ltd. sees increase in profits in first-quarter, in an April 29, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Loblaw Companies Ltd. sees increase in profits in first-quarter, in an April 29, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says expenses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic will increase costs in the second quarter, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says expenses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic will increase costs in the second quarter, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Porter is offering two-year vouchers for flights it cancelled as a result of the virus, as well as waiving change and cancellation fees, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Porter planes to remain grounded through June due to COVID-19 pandemic

Two-year vouchers offered for cancelled flights

Porter is offering two-year vouchers for flights it cancelled as a result of the virus, as well as waiving change and cancellation fees, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Food delivery app Foodora says it has not been able to reach a level of profitability in Canada that’s sustainable enough to continue operations, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Foodora to shut down in Canada on May 11 amid profitability challenges

Delivery service has operated in 10 Canadian cities

Food delivery app Foodora says it has not been able to reach a level of profitability in Canada that’s sustainable enough to continue operations, in an April 27, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Poll shows vast majority of Americans expect their former jobs will return once the crisis passes, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

AP-NORC poll: Most losing jobs to virus think they’ll return

78 per cent believe those jobs will return

  • Apr 24, 2020
Poll shows vast majority of Americans expect their former jobs will return once the crisis passes, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
There is no simple, one-size-fits-all answer for how to pull countries out of lockdown, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Countries take different approaches in lifting lockdown

No simple, one-size-fits-all answer

  • Apr 24, 2020
There is no simple, one-size-fits-all answer for how to pull countries out of lockdown, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The federal government is expected to announce rent relief to help businesses shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The federal government is expected to announce rent relief to help businesses shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Trucking firm Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy

Trucking firm Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy

Trucking firm Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy

Trucking firm Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy
Revenue from the Rogers Communications Inc. wireless, cable and media divisions totalled nearly $3.42 billion, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Rogers reports smaller Q1 profit in wake of pandemic, no 2020 forecast available

Strong balance sheet helps to navigate the crisis

Revenue from the Rogers Communications Inc. wireless, cable and media divisions totalled nearly $3.42 billion, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Apple will be releasing a new, cheaper iPhone, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Apple rolls out cheaper iPhone as pandemic curbs spending

Fall release for new iPhone

  • Apr 16, 2020
Apple will be releasing a new, cheaper iPhone, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China announced it would start inspecting exports to make sure they meet quality standards for medical goods following Western complaints, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China says no plans to limit export of anti-virus supplies

Quality inspections announced

  • Apr 16, 2020
China announced it would start inspecting exports to make sure they meet quality standards for medical goods following Western complaints, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy

North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy

North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy

North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy
The International Monetary Fund said on April 14, 2020 that it expects the global economy to shrink three per cent this year. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

IMF: Stung by virus, global economy will shrink 3 per cent in 2020

Canadian economy could contract by 6.2 per cent

  • Apr 14, 2020
The International Monetary Fund said on April 14, 2020 that it expects the global economy to shrink three per cent this year. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Some European nations have started tentative moves to ease their shutdowns, in an April 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Countries facing pressure to loosen virus restrictions

Pope Francis called for global solidarity

  • Apr 13, 2020
Some European nations have started tentative moves to ease their shutdowns, in an April 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Lexi & Lake owner hopes to set trends not follow them

  • Apr 10, 2020
Life and Style with Terry Simpson
Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Chamber and Statistic Canada trying to understand what businesses are going through

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts