Business News Advisory from The Canadian Press

Here are the CP Business Department's plans for today and the top business stories so far. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. All ETAs and wordcounts approximate. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Hopwood at 416-507-2151 or kate.hopwood@thecanadianpress.com, or Jody White at jody.white@thecanadianpress.com. You can always reach the desk at business@thecanadianpress.com or 416-507-2138.

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COVERING:

Jordan Press covers the jobs numbers from Ottawa, which will be further updated.

We will have a story from Ross Marowits about where Canada's unions stand on stand on mandatory vaccinations.

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TOP STORIES:

Economy added 90,000 jobs in August: StatCan

StatCan-Jobs

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada -- Statistics Canada says the economy added 90,000 jobs in August, the third consecutive monthly increase. Words: 160, Photos: 1. By Jordan Press. Will be updated.

– With StatCan-Jobs-QuickFacts, StatCan-Jobs-Provinces, StatCan-Jobs-Cities

Roots reports Q2 loss, sales up from year ago

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada -- Roots Corp. reported a second-quarter loss of $1.2 million compared with a loss of $1.8 million in the same quarter last year as its sales edged higher. Words: 175, Photos: 1

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CALENDAR:

Statistics Canada to release its labour force survey for August and the national balance sheet and financial flow accounts for the second quarter of 2021.

Tilray Inc. to participate in Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

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