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Ford burns up billions of dollars in 1Q, posts $2B net loss

Ford burns up billions of dollars in 1Q, posts $2B net loss

DETROIT — The coronavirus crisis is forcing Ford Motor Co. to burn through cash at an alarming rate, but its chief financial officer says there's enough money to make it through the year —even if U.S. factories aren't restarted.
Forecasts show Alberta could begin reopening economy in May: Kenney

Forecasts show Alberta could begin reopening economy in May: Kenney

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta is doing better than expected on containing COVID-19 and the plan is to begin relaxing health lockdown rules next month.

With captive audience, cable news has big ratings in April

NEW YORK — Tucker Carlson, Joe Scarborough, Chris Cuomo, Bret Baier, Nicolle Wallace and Anderson Cooper have more in common than you think — at least this month.
Google's growth slows as pandemic infests advertising market

Google's growth slows as pandemic infests advertising market

BERKELEY, Calif. — Google reported its weakest revenue growth in nearly five years as the pandemic-driven recession began to shrivel its advertising sales in the first quarter.
Southwest posts 1st quarterly loss in almost a decade

Southwest posts 1st quarterly loss in almost a decade

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines posted its first quarterly loss in nearly a decade and said Tuesday that the downturn in air travel that began in late February shows no signs of letting up.
Vermilion Energy posts $1.3-billion loss on oil and gas assets writedown

Vermilion Energy posts $1.3-billion loss on oil and gas assets writedown

CALGARY — A $1.2-billion writedown in the value of its oil and gas assets around the world due to low global commodity prices resulted in a first-quarter net loss of $1.3 billion or $8.42 per share for Vermilion Energy Inc.
West Fraser Timber withdraws 2020 production outlook due to COVID-19

West Fraser Timber withdraws 2020 production outlook due to COVID-19

VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. says it is withdrawing its production outlook for the year due to the uncertain impact of measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec to reopen retail, construction and manufacturing businesses

Quebec to reopen retail, construction and manufacturing businesses

MONTREAL — Quebec's economic recovery plan unveiled Tuesday aims to reopen the province's retail, construction and manufacturing sectors by mid-May, allowing roughly 500,000 people who had been temporarily laid off during the pandemic to return to wo
Bombardier to recall 11,000 workers as Quebec prepares to reopen economy

Bombardier to recall 11,000 workers as Quebec prepares to reopen economy

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,798.29, up 156.18 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Up 37 cents, or 2.27 per cent, to $16.