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

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

TORONTO – Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:RBI respite? Restaurant Brands International Inc. releases its first quarter financial results on Monday. An Ontario Superior Court judge is expected to approve in the coming days a proposed settlement that will close two cases between RBI and a restive […]

Grocery store chain CEOs warn higher food prices coming amid cost pressures

Grocery store chain CEOs warn higher food prices coming amid cost pressures

By Aleksandra SaganThe Canadian Press Tues., Sept. 18, 2018 The CEOs of three of Canada’s major grocery chains doubled down on their expectation that food prices will soon rise at their stores. Recent cost pressures on the industry, including rising minimum wages in some provinces, increased fuel and transportation costs and an ongoing trade war […]

‘It’s been a long time coming:’ mogul’s downfall sparks a ‘Weinstein effect’ of calling out harassment

‘It’s been a long time coming:’ mogul’s downfall sparks a ‘Weinstein effect’ of calling out harassment

The mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein have ignited a powerful, widespread discussion — online and off — about how pervasive sexual harassment and assault remain in our society today. It’s provoked a sort of “Weinstein effect,” with waves of accusers coming forward to publicly call out powerful figures, and institutions acknowledging their allegations and […]

Emily Clark’s hockey dreams are coming true

Emily Clark’s hockey dreams are coming true

Emily Clark was just three days old when her mother first took her to a hockey rink to watch one of her older brother’s games. You could say that, almost from the day she was born, Clark was destined to skate, shoot and score. The youngest of six children (four boys, two girls) Clark was […]

A First World War-set Henry V is coming to the Shaw Festival

It’s astounding. Time is fleeting. No sooner have the Shaw and Stratford festivals opened the shows in their current seasons than attention turns to what’s in store in 2018. Both institutions announced upcoming programming this week. For those who think of Stratford as a bastion of high culture, its programming of The Rocky Horror Show […]

Non-browning apple coming to U.S. next month but Canada will have to wait

Non-browning apple coming to U.S. next month but Canada will have to wait

The genetically modified non-browning apples a B.C. man has been developing for more than two decades will finally show up on some U.S. produce shelves next month. But Canada will have to wait to take its bite. The Arctic apple, developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), will start being sold in February at 10 different stores in the U.S Midwest — marking […]