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Working from home? You're probably eligible for an auto insurance discount

Working from home? You're probably eligible for an auto insurance discount

OTTAWA — Canadians looking to tighten their belts may want to look to their auto insurance for savings during the pandemic, experts say.
Canada Post sees 'Christmas-level' package volumes during COVID-19

Canada Post sees 'Christmas-level' package volumes during COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada Post says it is experiencing Christmas-level parcel volumes as Canadians do more of their shopping online due to COVID-19. The postal service says it delivered more than 1.
New home sales plunge 15.4% in March as virus hits

New home sales plunge 15.4% in March as virus hits

WASHINGTON — U.S. new home sales plunged 15.4% in March as the coronavirus-related shutdowns that began in the middle of the month began to rattle the housing market.
Asian shares rise moderately as oil prices recover

Asian shares rise moderately as oil prices recover

TOKYO — Asian shares rose moderately Thursday following a rally on Wall Street and even oil prices recovering from their recent plunge to zero. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.2% to 19,370.
Moving past 'invisible enemy,' Trump nudges nation to reopen

Moving past 'invisible enemy,' Trump nudges nation to reopen

WASHINGTON — For weeks, the Trump administration played up the dangers of the coronavirus as it sought to convince Americans to disrupt their lives and stay home.
WestJet announces 3,000 layoffs and domestic flight cancellations over COVID-19

WestJet announces 3,000 layoffs and domestic flight cancellations over COVID-19

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will lay off 3,000 people and cancel more than 4,000 domestic flights weekly in May as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hammer the airline industry.
CSX 1Q profit drops 8%, railroad withdraws outlook for year

CSX 1Q profit drops 8%, railroad withdraws outlook for year

OMAHA, Neb. — CSX Corp. said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit slipped 8% and the railroad withdrew its outlook for the year because of the ongoing economic uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.
Trucking firm Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy

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

CALGARY — Trucking, logistics and oilfield services firm Mullen Group Ltd. says it has temporarily laid off about 1,000 people because of the impact of measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
Think things are bad for airlines? It's about to get worse

Think things are bad for airlines? It's about to get worse

The biggest and most profitable U.S. airline just posted its first quarterly loss in more than five years. Now things are going to get really bad. Delta Air Lines Inc.
Canada Goose plans shift to reclaimed fur over wild coyote product

Canada Goose plans shift to reclaimed fur over wild coyote product

Luxury parka maker Canada Goose Holdings Inc. has announced plans to switch to reclaimed fur in its coats, a move the company says is "not about animal activists" who have fought the company's use of animal products for years.
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