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Job cuts pile up, Ford to make ventilators at parts plant

SHARE The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Monday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. AIR CARE Britain’s health service is asking airline cabin crew who have been laid …

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Major residential landlords signal flexibility for tenants in need

SHARE TORONTO — Some of Canada’s biggest residential landlords say they’re committed to working with tenants who have lost their job because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The signals come as efforts to contain the outbreak have led to huge business disruptions and surging unemployment that have made many Canadians …

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Donkin coal mine closes permanently

SHARE HALIFAX — The Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton is closing permanently, operator Kameron Coal announced Monday. In a release, Kameron Coal said that due to geological conditions in the mine, it is ceasing production effective immediately. This comes following a February 13 roof fall in the mine, which …

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Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

SHARE BANGKOK — Asian markets started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts of the world. Japan’s benchmark fell nearly 3% and other regional markets were mostly lower. Shares in Australia …

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Zoom CEO: ‘Companies will learn this is the way to work’

Zoom CEO Eric Yuan attends the opening bell at Nasdaq as his company holds its IPO, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The videoconferencing company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) SHARE If you hadn’t already heard have of Zoom Video Communications, there is a decent …

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