Five things to watch in the Canadian business world in the coming week


TORONTO – Five things to watch in the Canadian business world in the coming week:

Corus gains:

Corus Entertainment Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter results on Tuesday. Executives announced on June 9 that “Big Brother Canada” would return for a 10th season as part of “flush-to-the-air” programming after a programming shortage due to pandemic production delays last year.

Shopify Conference:

The Shopify Unite developer conference kicks off on Tuesday. Chief Executive Officer Tobi Lutke and Chairman Harley Finkelstein said in April that the first models emerging in lock-free countries like New Zealand and Australia show consumers have embraced e-commerce even after COVID-restrictions were lifted. 19 and they expect North America to end up seeing the same thing.

Couche-Tard results:

Alimentation Couche-Tard will release its fourth quarter results on Tuesday. The Quebec-based convenience store operator announced in March that third-quarter revenue fell nearly 21%, with fuel volumes plunging 20% ​​in North America during COVID-19.

April GDP figures:

Statistics Canada is expected to release gross domestic product figures by industry for April on Wednesday. The agency reported in April that the Canadian economy grew at an annual rate of 6.5 percent in the first quarter of the year, bringing the country close to reaching pre-pandemic production. .

Benefits of Shaw Q3:

Shaw Communications will release its third quarter results on Wednesday. The Calgary-based telephone company Freedom Mobile was noticeably absent from a federal spectrum auction that began on June 14, as Rogers Communications’ $ 26 billion take-over bid for Shaw is under regulatory review.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on June 27, 2021.

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