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Leon's Furniture reports Q1 profit up from year ago, CEO to retire July 1

TORONTO — Leon's Furniture Ltd. reported a first-quarter profit of $40.9 million, up from a profit of $13.7 million a year ago, as its revenue climbed higher.
Bank of Canada to see if QE program has helped, hurt economic inequalities

Bank of Canada to see if QE program has helped, hurt economic inequalities

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada's unprecedented actions in response to the pandemic have helped hard-hit workers, but governor Tiff Macklem said Thursday that the measures may have increased economic inequality at the same time.
Quebecor reports Q1 profit down, telecommunications helps lift revenue higher

Quebecor reports Q1 profit down, telecommunications helps lift revenue higher

MONTREAL — Quebecor Inc. reported its first-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as its revenue climbed higher, helped by gains in its telecommunications business and recent acquisitions.
Canada’s new manufacturing era trades dusty factories for robotics, 3D printers

Canada’s new manufacturing era trades dusty factories for robotics, 3D printers

When Tony Chahine’s father developed dementia, he wanted to stay connected with him while monitoring his worsening health.
Brookfield Asset Management funds from operations hit record high

Brookfield Asset Management funds from operations hit record high

TORONTO — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. reported a profit in its latest quarter compared with a loss a year ago as its funds from operations hit a record high. The asset manager, which keeps its books in U.S.
Bongino, Gowdy getting weekend shows on Fox News Channel

Bongino, Gowdy getting weekend shows on Fox News Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is creating weekend shows for commentator Dan Bongino and former U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy starting early next month.
Trican Well Service posts positive profit on modest oilfield activity rebound

Trican Well Service posts positive profit on modest oilfield activity rebound

CALGARY — Trican Well Service Ltd. is reporting positive first-quarter earnings as a modest rise in oilfield activity allowed revenue to recover from the previous quarter but not to the level it reached in the first three month of 2020.
Should you consider no-fee online banks as a way to minimize bank fees?

Should you consider no-fee online banks as a way to minimize bank fees?

Bank fees might only represent a $15 to $20 dollar charge per month for most Canadians, but experts say switching to a no-fee institution or minimizing your fees with your current bank can be a good way to save a larger sum of money every year.
US jobless claims sink to 473K as more GOP governors bar aid

US jobless claims sink to 473K as more GOP governors bar aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 473,000, a new pandemic low and the latest evidence that fewer employers are cutting jobs as consumers ramp up spending and more businesses reopen.
Big 0.6% April wholesale price jump catches many off guard

Big 0.6% April wholesale price jump catches many off guard

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices, driven by escalating costs for services and food, jumped 0.
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