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13 of the week’s best long reads from the Star, June 19-25, 2021

From the horror of residential schools to the plight of garment workers, we’ve selected some of the best long reads of the week on thestar.com. Want to dive into more long features? Sign up for the Weekend Long Reads newsletter to get them delivered to your inbox every Saturday morning. 1. ‘We will not stop…

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario enters first stage of its economic reopening plan; Porcupine health unit will stay locked down for two weeks as cases surge

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Friday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 7:55 a.m. Ontario administered almost 200,000 vaccines Thursday; 10,826,669 vaccines have been administered in the province thus far. 8 a.m. Ontario is moving up second doses of COVID-19 vaccines…

Laurentian Bank investors react positively to a flurry of news while CN Rail stocks slide on bid for Kansas City Southern: Here are last weeks winners and losers

WINNERS Laurentian Bank (LB) +7.9% There’s been plenty of news for Laurentian investors to react to lately. This past week, a union representing roughly 20 per cent of the bank’s employees was dissolved. April 16, the bank announced that two ratings agencies — S&P and DBRS Morningstar — had upgraded its ratings on the bank’s…

Interfor builds on demand for lumber, but BlackBerry’s message of fourth-quarter loss sends it lower — here are this weeks winners and losers

WINNERS Interfor Corp. (IFP) Vancouver-based Interfor, one of the world’s largest lumber producers, was one of several lumber companies to see its shares rise this week. Softwood lumber prices have risen substantially this year on growing international demand, as the world economy starts to slowly open back up. While prices for benchmark products have plateaued,…

Miami Beach extends state of emergency, curfew & road closures for 3 weeks as police struggle to contain wild parties (VIDEOS)

The Miami Beach City Commission unanimously voted to extend the state of emergency in South Beach until April 12, following yet another night of wild partying, after the Florida governor declared the state an “oasis of freedom.” The commission granted Interim City Manager Raul Aguila the authority to extend the restrictive measures for up to…