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Canada tweaks rules to help foreign students enroll amid COVID-19 restrictions
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Tuesday said it would make it easier for foreign students to study online from abroad and to qualify for a work permit after graduation amid strict border closures to curb the spread of COVID-19.
British Columbia province forecasts C$12.5 billion operating deficit in 2020/21
(Reuters) - The Canadian province of British Columbia is forecasting a C$12.5 billion ($9.2 billion) operating deficit in 2020/21, the province's finance minister, Carole James, said on Tuesday.
Virus worries and FOMO drive options bets on surging tech giants
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Options investors are ramping up bets on some of this year's biggest winners, including Amazon.com Inc
, Netflix Inc and Tesla Inc , even as they turn cautious on the wider market amid a resurgent U.S. coronavirus outbreak.
Canadian winter set to further chill sales of restaurants amid pandemic
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's restaurants are counting the days to the country's notoriously cold and long winters, knowing that patio dining - which many are relying on as the coronavirus pandemic has limited indoor dining - is only a short-term solution, executives said.
UPDATE 1-EU removes Serbia, Montenegro from coronavirus safe list -sources
BRUSSELS, July 14 (Reuters) - The European Union has decided to drop Serbia and Montenegro from its safe list of countries from which non-essential travel is allowed, and did not even discuss including the United States given its sharp rise in coronavirus cases, EU officials said.
Canada's Calfrac rejects Wilks Brothers proposals to buy U.S. business
(Reuters) - Calfrac Well Services
said on Tuesday it had rejected two proposals submitted by share and debt holder Wilks Brothers to buy the Canadian oilfield services firm's U.S. business in exchange for some of the company's debt.
EU to remove Serbia, Montenegro from coronavirus safe list - sources
BRUSSELS, July 14 (Reuters) - The European Union is set to remove Serbia and Montenegro from its safe list of countries from which non-essential travel is allowed, while including the United States was not even discussed given its sharp rise in cases, EU officials said.
UK says Canada has a similar Huawei analysis to UK
LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) - Britain's digital minister said that Canada had a similar type of analysis to that done by the United Kingdom which on Tuesday said it would ban Huawei equipment from the 5G network by 2027.
OPEC sees record rise in global oil demand in 2021
LONDON (Reuters) - Global oil demand will soar by a record 7 million barrels per day in 2021 as the global economy recovers from the coronavirus pandemic but will remain below 2019 levels, OPEC said in its monthly report.
Canada's Medicago begins human trials of plant-based COVID-19 vaccine
(Reuters) - Medicago said on Tuesday it has begun testing its plant-based coronavirus vaccine in an early-stage clinical trial as the Canadian company, backed by tobacco company Phillip Morris, races against larger drugmakers to develop a treatment option to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
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