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Barrick accepts reduced ownership stake in deal to restart Papua New Guinea gold mine

Barrick accepts reduced ownership stake in deal to restart Papua New Guinea gold mine

CALGARY — Barrick Gold Corp.
MTY Food Group profit slips amid drop in fast-food sales at malls and office towers

MTY Food Group profit slips amid drop in fast-food sales at malls and office towers

MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. continued to grapple with the impact of the pandemic in its latest quarter as the drop in fast-food sales at malls and office towers took a bite out of profits.
Corus lands deal with U.S. streamer Hulu, CEO says Canadian ad revenue rising

Corus lands deal with U.S. streamer Hulu, CEO says Canadian ad revenue rising

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. announced a distribution deal with U.S. streaming service Hulu Friday as it reported better-than-expected second-quarter financial results.
Carolyn Wilkins named to financial policy committee at Bank of England

Carolyn Wilkins named to financial policy committee at Bank of England

LONDON — Former Bank of Canada senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins is joining a committee at the Bank of England responsible for financial stability.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for March, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 7.5 per cent in March. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 12.4 per cent (15.3) _ Prince Edward Island 8.

National employment numbers for March from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's March employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 7.5 per cent (8.2) Employment rate: 60.3 per cent (59.4) Participation rate: 65.2 per cent (64.
Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A South Korean oil tanker held for months by Iran amid a dispute over billions of dollars seized by Seoul was freed and sailed away early Friday, just hours ahead of further talks between Tehran and world powers over its
Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

A civil rights group is suing Facebook and its executives, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made “false and deceptive" statements to Congress when he said the giant social network removes hate speech and other material that violates its rules.
Amazon takes early lead as union vote count gets underway

Amazon takes early lead as union vote count gets underway

Vote counting in the union push at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, is underway but a winner may not be determined until Friday.