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

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

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

Trucking firm Mullen Group reports 1,000 layoffs as pandemic slows economy
Revenue from the Rogers Communications Inc. wireless, cable and media divisions totalled nearly $3.42 billion, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Rogers reports smaller Q1 profit in wake of pandemic, no 2020 forecast available

Strong balance sheet helps to navigate the crisis

Revenue from the Rogers Communications Inc. wireless, cable and media divisions totalled nearly $3.42 billion, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Apple will be releasing a new, cheaper iPhone, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Apple rolls out cheaper iPhone as pandemic curbs spending

Fall release for new iPhone

  • Apr 16, 2020
Apple will be releasing a new, cheaper iPhone, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
China announced it would start inspecting exports to make sure they meet quality standards for medical goods following Western complaints, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China says no plans to limit export of anti-virus supplies

Quality inspections announced

  • Apr 16, 2020
China announced it would start inspecting exports to make sure they meet quality standards for medical goods following Western complaints, in an April 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy

North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy

North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy

North American stock markets fall on ominous new signs about the economy
The International Monetary Fund said on April 14, 2020 that it expects the global economy to shrink three per cent this year. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

IMF: Stung by virus, global economy will shrink 3 per cent in 2020

Canadian economy could contract by 6.2 per cent

  • Apr 14, 2020
The International Monetary Fund said on April 14, 2020 that it expects the global economy to shrink three per cent this year. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Some European nations have started tentative moves to ease their shutdowns, in an April 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Countries facing pressure to loosen virus restrictions

Pope Francis called for global solidarity

  • Apr 13, 2020
Some European nations have started tentative moves to ease their shutdowns, in an April 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Lexi & Lake owner hopes to set trends not follow them

  • Apr 10, 2020
Life and Style with Terry Simpson
Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Chamber and Statistic Canada trying to understand what businesses are going through

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts
The Canadian news industry is calling for quicker support to deal with the economic downturn brought about by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Canadian news industry is calling for quicker support to deal with the economic downturn brought about by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in an April 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Employers will have to show they prepared workers to avoid breaches, lawyer says

Employers will have to show they prepared workers to avoid breaches, lawyer says

Employers will have to show they prepared workers to avoid breaches, lawyer says

Employers will have to show they prepared workers to avoid breaches, lawyer says
Life and style with Tara Elston

Life and style with Tara Elston

Owner of Foxy Box Nanaimo on fashion and beauty inspiration

  • Apr 1, 2020
Life and style with Tara Elston
Stanfield’s Ltd. of Truro, N.S., will adapt to produce medical gowns to help out during COVID-19 crisis, in a March 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Stanfield’s Ltd. of Truro, N.S., will adapt to produce medical gowns to help out during COVID-19 crisis, in a March 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Auto industry veteran is an avid traveller

  • Mar 27, 2020
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

Entrepreneur runs Vancouver brewery, winery and restaurants and loves the BC outdoors

  • Jan 10, 2020
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Twists and turns on a life journey

  • Jun 21, 2019
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled
The varied passions of JM Ledet

The varied passions of JM Ledet

Car sales manager has a love of classic Citroens and palm trees

  • Apr 30, 2019
The varied passions of JM Ledet
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography

Tasty Treats From Trees With Fir Infused Food

Laura Waters’ passion for fir sparks a culinary adventure

  • Nov 21, 2018
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Condiment company is a life changing career move for entrepreneurial couple

  • Oct 12, 2018
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Fashion, food and beauty tips with owner of Sartorial Boutique and Haute Wheels

  • Sep 7, 2018
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly