Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tale of two tea houses: Differing approaches to vaccine passport in High River, Alta.

September 24, 2021 3:01 am CALGARY — Two tea houses in one southern Alberta community have become an example of the uncertainty caused by the government allowing businesses to make...

Cannabis industry wants changes to regulations limiting pot beverage sales

September 6, 2021 9:01 am TORONTO — When cannabis beverages first hit the market in early 2020, industry players saw the products as a way to bolster flagging revenues and...

Pay the same, get less: How ‘shrinkflation’ masks price increases

September 2, 2021 3:11 am As increasing commodity prices, higher shipping fees and labour shortages drive up costs for food manufacturers, experts say reducing the amount of food in a...

Dairy giant Saputo acquires two North Carolina food facilities for US$118 million

September 1, 2021 2:31 pm MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. has acquired two food manufacturing facilities in North Carolina for US$118 million. The Montreal-based dairy giant says Carolina Aseptic and Carolina Dairy...

SkipTheDishes launches new offering for groceries

September 1, 2021 11:41 am SkipTheDishes is testing a new business model to help it sell household goods and groceries directly to customers. The delivery service's new offering called Skip Express...

Local businesses expect subdued TIFF to generate fewer sales, less foot traffic

August 29, 2021 7:01 am TORONTO — Most years, Beck Taxi will have logged hundreds of fares from people preparing for the Toronto International Film Festival weeks before red carpets...

Maple Leaf Foods plots recovery in second half of 2021 after a plunge in...

August 5, 2021 9:06 am MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Maple Leaf Foods. Inc. says it expects its meat protein business margins and plant-based foods revenue growth to make a full recovery...

Tim Hortons’ sales climb but coffee chain faces labour pressure, higher costs

July 30, 2021 12:21 pm Canada's top coffee and doughnut chain posted a strong rebound in sales in its latest quarter but rising commodity prices and high demand for restaurant...

Loblaw grocery sales strong but levelling off as consumer behaviour starts to shift

July 28, 2021 3:01 pm Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed COVID-19 lockdowns this spring kept food sales strong despite signs that consumer behaviour may be shifting towards more...

Loblaw Q2 profit soars even as grocery sales level off from pandemic highs

July 28, 2021 12:56 pm Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed lockdowns this spring amid the third wave of COVID-19 kept food sales strong as the pandemic's eat-at-home trend...

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Over 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico

October 23, 2021 12:51 pm TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Over 2,000 migrants, mainly Central Americans, began walking out of a city in southern Mexico on...

Cornet scores 2 for Burnley in draw at Southampton

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Maxwel Cornet scored twice for Burnley to salvage a point in a 2-2 draw at Southampton...

Class action certified alleging harm from extended solitary confinement in N.L. jails

October 23, 2021 12:26 pm ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge has certified a class action lawsuit alleging harm from...