Canada’s COVID-19 response still ignores the innovative companies that could power a recovery

Article content continuedThere's a race. There’s a new currency, so to speak. It’s technologySuzanne Grant, Canadian Advanced Technology AllianceRestaurants and retailers come and go even in good times. Tech companies were driving employment growth before the crisis, and they will determine the speed of the recovery as the economy continues to go digital and governments and corporations...

Stock markets tumble as companies warn on coronavirus damage – business live | Business

7.56am BST07:56 RBS takes £800m bad debt hit from crisis Bishopsgate (with an RBS office on the left) has been left empty during lockdown. Photograph: Phil Clarke Hill/In Pictures via Getty Images Royal Bank of Scotland suffered a near-50% drop in first quarter profits after putting aside £802m to help cover a potential surge in bad debts due to the Covid-19 outbreak, making it the latest UK...

Video game companies raise money for Australian bushfire relief

Call Of Duty is helping to raise money (pic: Activision)Games publishers and players alike are trying to help with the crisis in Australia, from indie developers to the makers of Call Of Duty. The apocalyptic scenes of out-of-control bushfires in Australia have brought out the best in video game makers, with several them pledging money and helping to raise more. Ubisoft has already donated the...