It’s the second annual Canadian Black Business Week, and entrepreneurs and Black business groups say they are seeing signs of real positive change emerging from the tumultuous year of 2020 — even as they know all too well that Canada still has a long way to go.
Canadian e-commerce company Shopify said on Tuesday it will partner with TikTok to help its one million-plus merchants more easily advertise their products on the video-sharing app, as it looks to grow its customer base.
Some residents of historic Crowsnest Pass, Alta., hope a new mining opportunity will lift up their town’s economy. But others fear negative consequences from open-pit mining in a postcard setting tucked at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.
Stock markets around the world sold off on Monday as surging coronavirus infections prompted a new wave of fear and uncertainty, barely a week before a U.S. election that could reshape global geopolitics.