FluroTech Announces Its Safe Air Travel Product Solution

FluroTech Announces Its Safe Air Travel Product Solution
CALGARY – FluroTech Ltd.  (TSXV: TEST) (OTCQB: FLURF), announced that it will launch its first product solution aimed at solving the testing problems airlines and airport terminal operators face as they work to make air travel safe for domestic and international travel. The FluroTest air travel solution is a COVID testing platform that the Company anticipates will be capable of running 3,000... Read More

S&P/TSX composite down in early trading, U.S. stock markets also pull back

S&P/TSX composite down in early trading, U.S. stock markets also pull back
  TORONTO — Canada’s main stock index edged lower in early trading amid weakness in the energy and financial sectors, while U.S. stock markets also pulled back. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 10.35 points at 16,879.47. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 110.92 points at 29,327.50. The S&P 500 index was down 12.86 points at... Read More

Women leaving workforce faster than men, childcare playing big role in exodus: study

Women leaving workforce faster than men, childcare playing big role in exodus: study
  TORONTO — A new report from Royal Bank of Canada says more than 20,000 women left Canada’s workforce between February and October, but about triple the number of men joined it. The study says raising children is likely the cause of the exodus, which is seeing women between ages 20 and 24 and 35 and 39 abandoning work faster... Read More

Brexit trade talks suspended because of COVID-19 case

Brexit trade talks suspended because of COVID-19 case
  BRUSSELS — The Brexit trade negotiations have been suspended at a crucial stage because an EU negotiator has tested positive for the coronavirus. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that together with his U.K. counterpart, David Frost, “we have decided to suspend the negotiations at our level for a short period.” He added that talks among lower-ranking officials would... Read More

Ivanhoe Cambridge cuts 50 positions, mainly outside Quebec, in shopping centres

Ivanhoe Cambridge cuts 50 positions, mainly outside Quebec, in shopping centres
  MONTREAL — The real estate arm of Quebec’s pension fund manager has laid off about 50 people, mostly outside of Quebec, as it continues efforts to turn around the performance of its shopping centres. Ivanhoe Cambridge’s latest restructuring in five months will affect seven Quebec employees and about 43 elsewhere in Canada. Six positions are being added in Quebec... Read More

Canada-Britain trade negotiation in final stages as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

Canada-Britain trade negotiation in final stages as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms
  OTTAWA — Canada and Britain say they are in the final stages of negotiating a new trade deal before a Dec. 31 deadline. That would prevent Canadian products from seafood to steaks and autos from being slapped with new tariffs when Britain leaves the European Union. The spokeswoman for Trade Minister Mary Ng says Canada is hard at work... Read More