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Reputation of AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine marred by missteps

Reputation of AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine marred by missteps

LONDON — AstraZeneca's release Monday of encouraging data about its coronavirus vaccine from its U.S. trial raised hopes that the drug company could put a troubled rollout behind it.
Bike repair wait times stretch for months amid parts shortage due to COVID

Bike repair wait times stretch for months amid parts shortage due to COVID

One year to get a 12-speed chain. Five hundred days for a new saddle. And up to a two year wait until certain bike models come back in stock.
George Weston Ltd. puts Weston Foods bakery business up for sale after review

George Weston Ltd. puts Weston Foods bakery business up for sale after review

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. is putting its Weston Foods bakery business up for sale and doubling down on its core retail and real estate operations, the company said Tuesday.
Tricon and CPPIB create joint venture to build rental housing in Toronto

Tricon and CPPIB create joint venture to build rental housing in Toronto

TORONTO — Rental housing company Tricon Residential Inc. and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have signed a deal to create a joint venture to develop rental projects in the Greater Toronto Area.
Germany extends virus lockdown till mid-April as cases rise

Germany extends virus lockdown till mid-April as cases rise

BERLIN — Germany has extended its lockdown measures by another month and imposed several new restrictions, including largely shutting down public life over Easter, in an effort to drive down the rate of coronavirus infections.
Japan charges Americans with helping Ghosn flee, jump bail

Japan charges Americans with helping Ghosn flee, jump bail

TOKYO — Japanese prosecutors charged two Americans, Michael Taylor and his son Peter, Monday in the escape of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn to Lebanon, while he was out on bail.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (18,815.13, down 38.87 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Up eight cents, or 10.67 per cent, to 83 cents on 16.
S&P/TSX composite down as CP Rail lower after announcing large U.S. acquisition

S&P/TSX composite down as CP Rail lower after announcing large U.S. acquisition

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index slipped to start the trading week as CP Rail's shares fell after reporting an acquisition of a U.S. rival. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 38.87 points to 18,815.13.
Canadian news outlets close physical offices, codifying remote work

Canadian news outlets close physical offices, codifying remote work

TORONTO — Some of Canada's newsrooms will now permanently exist only in cyberspace, as publishers look to save money on physical offices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Good weather seen as key to success as Ontario eases restaurant rules, patios open

Good weather seen as key to success as Ontario eases restaurant rules, patios open

Outdoor dining is now permitted everywhere in Ontario, a change observers say gives restaurants a fighting chance to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.