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Hudson's Bay Co. (TSX:HBC) is denying allegations of deceptive pricing practices from Canada's competition watchdog. The Competition Bureau issued a statement Tuesday alleging HBC offered mattresses and foundations sold together at grossly inflated regular prices and then advertised deep ... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Unilever is reviewing options after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer. The owner of brands including Hellman's and Lipton says it is "conducting a comprehensive review of options available" to boost shareholder value quickly. It expects the review to be comple... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Freshii Inc. says it is taking its healthy-food eateries across the pond to the United Kingdom. The Toronto-based eatery has partnered with a local Starbucks and Domino's Pizza franchisee, Anil Patil, who operates 40 and 20 locations of each chain respectively. Freshii (TSX:FRII) had 244 r... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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A weak holiday shopping season took a bite out of retail sales, which were softer than expected in December. Statistics Canada said Wednesday that retail sales fell 0.5 per cent in December as shops typically associated with the holiday season saw sales fall. Economists had expected no change ... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Byelections will be held on April 3 to fill five vacant seats in the House of Commons, including the one formerly held by Stephen Harper. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called the byelections for his Conservative predecessor's riding of Calgary Heritage, as well as Calgary Midnapore, forme... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Steven Spielberg's mother Leah Adler has died, aged 97. Leah was surrounded by family when she died at her home in Los Angeles on Tuesday, a spokesperson for Spielberg's production company Amblin Partners told The Hollywood Reporter. According to their statement, "Leah is best rem... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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A charge of negligence has been laid in the deaths of 14 large-breed dogs last year at a Saskatoon boarding kennel. Police say the charge follows an investigation done in conjunction with the Saskatoon SPCA, which found the dogs died from heat stroke and dehydration at the Playful Paws Pet Centre... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Kelowna Fire Department deputy Chief Lou Wilde has been appointed the interim chief. He'll fill the void that will be left by fire Chief Jeff Carlisle, who will retire March 3. The City of Kelowna said in a statement that Wilde has been with the Kelowna Fire Department for more than 30 [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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Scientists are lending a hand in the City of Vernon's effort to improve water quality in local streams and beaches around Okanagan Lake. The announcement follows complaints about the number of Canada geese that have invaded local beaches. In an effort to identify threats to health, Genome ... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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RCMP officers rode on school buses in West Kelowna this week to catch motorists who were breaking the law. The good news – and the bad news – is the officers didn't catch anyone. West Kelowna RCMP say over the two days of enforcement, no drivers passed school buses while they w... [...]
Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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