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The CEO of Freshii Inc. called it “a humbling experience” to face up to what he could have done better leading the restaurant chain over the past two years as...
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OTTAWA — A preliminary analysis of the federal books says the government ran a budgetary surplus of $300 million through the first nine months of the fiscal year. The surplus...
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John Thornton, an ex investment banker at the center of a wave of consolidation in the gold space, has just put his largest rival on the defensive. Thornton is executive chairman...
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The head of Royal Bank of Canada said Friday that the lender is still eyeing possible acquisitions in the United States, but that prices remain too high in the wake...
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In an emailed statement, a company spokesperson said the job cuts are the result of Encana’s recently completed $5.5 billion, all stock acquisition of Houston based Newfield Exploration company. “We are quickly...
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HALIFAX The company heading a controversial project that would see natural gas stored in huge underground caverns north of Halifax has gone to court to remove Aboriginal protesters from...
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Dairy Crest, whose brands include Cathedral City cheddar and Country Life butter, has agreed to be bought by a Canadian company in a near £1bn deal. Saputo, one of the biggest...
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Canadians bought $55 million Canadian of marijuana in the second full month of legal sales, a modest beginning for a market investors anticipate will become a multi billion dollar industry. Sales...
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TORONTO Gains in the energy and materials sectors helped boost Canada s main stock index in late morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also pushed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index...
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CBD, of course, is an extract from cannabis or hemp whose use has been a social phenomenon across North America for the past few years. It is not psychoactive; the...
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It took Canada 17 months of grinding, teeth gnashing, often round the clock negotiations to hammer out a new trilateral trade deal with the United States and Mexico, but that doesn’t mean Canadian...
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TORONTO Barrick Gold Corp. confirmed Friday that it has reviewed the opportunity to merge with rival Newmont Mining Corp. but that no decision has been made. The Toronto based gold...
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The 975 million pound $1.3 billion U.S. takeover of Dairy Crest Group Plc comes after a five day surge in the stock that lifted the price by 17 per cent on heavy volume....
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Kraft Heinz Co. shares fell 20 per cent on a slew of bad news, mainly centering on a multi billion dollar write down, which had investors wondering if years of rigorous cost...
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TORONTO — Freshii Inc. says it will soon sell its prepared food offerings in some Walmart Canada locations in Ontario its first partnership with a major grocer. The Toronto based company...
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Barrick Gold Corp., the world’s second largest gold producer, has studied a bid for Newmont Mining Corp. as the Canadian mining giant looks for ways to boost production. Barrick has reviewed...
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The troubled engineering and construction company says it will now pay a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share compared with its earlier payment of 28.7 cents per share. SNC...
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TORONTO Barrick Gold Corp. confirms it has “reviewed the opportunity” to merge with rival Newmont Mining Corp., but says no decision has been taken. The Toronto based gold miner says...
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SNC Lavalin Group Inc., the embattled Canadian builder at the heart of a political scandal that has reached into the prime minister’s office, is cutting its dividend for the first time...
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MONTREAL SNC Lavalin Group Inc. slashed its dividend by 65 per cent Friday as it reported a fourth quarter loss of $1.6 billion. The troubled engineering and construction company says it...