Canadian auto sales fell 19.7% in 2020
Decline measured from a year earlier; lowest level in a decade
Manufacturing sales edged up 0.3% in October
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales in October were unchanged
Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago
Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.
Maple Leaf Foods earns $25.7M in Q2 on higher plant protein sales
The company says its net income amounted to 21 cents per share for the three months ended June 30
Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. needs better plan for local industry: AG
Sales of local alcohol products through the corporation have risen significantly.
Manufacturing sales post record plunge in April: Statistics Canada
…but many companies resumed production during the second week of May after full or partial shutdowns.
44% of small firms now fully open, normal sales for only 15%: CFIB
Latest survey shows many regional and sectoral differences remain and some sectors.
France deploys US$8.8B to rescue ailing car industry, focus on EVs
Consumers can get up to 12,000 euros from the government for buying an electric car.
Auto sales plunged 48% in March from last year due to outbreak
Started to dive as provinces declared states of emergency, dealerships voluntarily shut down.
Fake meat and a latte? Starbucks adds Beyond Meat in Canada
Restaurants have been rushing to add patties that mimic meat to their menus to try and boost sales
Moody’s downgrades auto sales forecast on virus fears
The agency said in a report Feb. 26 that the outbreak would reduce demand and disrupt supplies of parts and raw materials
Manufacturing sales fell in December to $56.4B: Statistics Canada
Notable drops in automotive assembly and aerospace products, parts sales.
Sales of electric vehicles plummet in Ontario after rebate cancellation
In Ontario, EV sales dropped to below 1% after the cancellation of the provincial rebate.
‘Sky didn’t fall:’ Police, lawyers still adjusting after pot legalization
Organized crime’s market share and youth consumption have not yet fallen, and tools to detect stoned drivers are still lacking.
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 0.8% in August
Economists on average had expected a gain of 0.6%.