Sobeys parent Empire Co. warns food prices will rise partly due to new tariffs

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc. was “a little slow on the trigger” to pass on the higher…

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Nike took a hit after releasing the Colin Kaepernick ad. In the Trump era, that might be part of the plan

Enraged Nike customers are burning their swoosh-branded gear. Some U.S. conservatives are calling for a boycott of a company with global…

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Canada’s trade deficit shrinks in July, surplus with U.S. highest since 2008

Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit with the world shrank to $114 million in July, the smallest since…

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Ontario to allow private retailers to sell cannabis, province will handle online sales

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government announced today it will allow recreational pot to be sold in retail stores while the province…

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Turkish lira loses another 7% as economic crisis deepens

Turkey’s central bank announced Monday a series of measures to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a…

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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is stepping down

Longtime PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will step down as the top executive at the world’s second-largest food and beverage company.…

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New Tesla owners on hook for $14K after sudden end of electric car incentive program

Some Tesla customers say they now have to fork over an extra $14,000 for their new Model 3 electric cars…

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Walmart pulls T-shirts with ‘vile’ product descriptions about female hockey groupies

Walmart Canada has pulled a line of women’s T-shirts from its website after fielding complaints that their accompanying product descriptions…

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McDonald’s to switch to paper straws in U.K., Ireland

McDonald’s said Friday it will switch to paper straws at all its locations in the United Kingdom and Ireland and test…

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