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Path to Home Depot becomes familiar for millions in pandemic

Path to Home Depot becomes familiar for millions in pandemic

Millions of people forced to work out of the office during the pandemic took on new projects at home and Home Depot is supplying a lot of the DIY material they need. At Home Depot stores open at least a year, sales surged an remarkable 25% in the U.
How COVID-19 is changing back-to-school shopping and budgets

How COVID-19 is changing back-to-school shopping and budgets

TORONTO — Vonny Sweetland has yet to decide if he will be sending his 12-year-old sister Josephine back to class in September, but just in case he does, he's been stocking up on supplies for months.
Texas suitor urges Calfrac shareholders to reject management restructuring plan

Texas suitor urges Calfrac shareholders to reject management restructuring plan

CALGARY — A Texas suitor for Calgary-based Calfrac Well Services Ltd. is urging shareholders to reject a management recapitalization proposal favoured by its senior debtholders.
US home construction surges 22.6%, third monthly increase

US home construction surges 22.6%, third monthly increase

WASHINGTON — Construction of new U.S. homes surged 22.6% last month as homebuilders bounced back from a lull induced by the coronavirus pandemic. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday that new homes were started an annual pace of nearly 1.
Horizon North Logistics co-CEO Rod Graham stepping down from company

Horizon North Logistics co-CEO Rod Graham stepping down from company

TORONTO — Horizon North Logistics Inc. says that Rod Graham is stepping down as co-chief executive and president of modular solutions.

US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska wildlife refuge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Trump administration gave final approval Monday for a contentious oil and gas leasing plan on the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where critics worry about the industry's impact on polar bears, carib
Trump administration imposes new Huawei restrictions

Trump administration imposes new Huawei restrictions

The Trump administration is further tightening restrictions on China’s Huawei, seeking to starve it of crucial components by cutting off all access to U.S. technology.
Quebec, Ontario ask Ottawa to intervene in Montreal port strike, now in week two

Quebec, Ontario ask Ottawa to intervene in Montreal port strike, now in week two

MONTREAL — The Quebec and Ontario governments are asking Ottawa to intervene in the Montreal port strike, which entered its second week Monday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,656.12, up 141.51 points) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down 11 cents, or 0.25 per cent, to $43.42 on 15.52 million shares.
Gold miners help push S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

Gold miners help push S&P/TSX composite higher, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit advance to start the week as the price of gold soared by nearly US$50, boosting the mining-heavy materials sector. The S&P/TSX composite index rose 141.51 points to 16,656.12.