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Loblaw CEO 'cautiously optimistic' about grocery code of conduct

Loblaw CEO 'cautiously optimistic' about grocery code of conduct

Loblaw Cos. Ltd.'s new chief executive said he's "cautiously optimistic" that the company will be able to come to an agreement on the grocery code of conduct.
Chemtrade seeking to continue liquid chlorine production in North Vancouver

Chemtrade seeking to continue liquid chlorine production in North Vancouver

Mayor Mike Little says the company has been directed to engage with his municipality before continuing lease negotiations with the port authority
'This is the worst': Metro Vancouverites react to London Drugs closing for third day

'This is the worst': Metro Vancouverites react to London Drugs closing for third day

People are confused about how to get their mail and fill prescriptions.
NDP says Ottawa's new grocery task force isn't living up to government promises

NDP says Ottawa's new grocery task force isn't living up to government promises

The federal government says the task force it created to monitor and investigate grocery retailers' practices has not conducted any probes and doesn't have a mandate to take enforcement action.
'Deeply unhappy' grocery shoppers plan to boycott Loblaw-owned stores in May

'Deeply unhappy' grocery shoppers plan to boycott Loblaw-owned stores in May

A boycott targeting Loblaw is gaining momentum online, with what could be thousands of shoppers taking their money elsewhere in May.
Money helps enhance environmental efforts at Delta Brewery

Money helps enhance environmental efforts at Delta Brewery

New packer eliminates plastic rings on cans produced at Turning Point Brewery
Booze-free bottle shops aim to showcase variety, educate consumers

Booze-free bottle shops aim to showcase variety, educate consumers

Jonathan Barembruch and his wife would often sit with a glass of wine and unwind after long days at work.
Richmond Herbaland halts sale of natural health products in Canada

Richmond Herbaland halts sale of natural health products in Canada

The company is working closely with Health Canada and FDA to establish new standards, says Herbaland.
Statistics Canada reports February retail sales down 0.1% to $66.7 billion

Statistics Canada reports February retail sales down 0.1% to $66.7 billion

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales edged lower in February, weighed down by lower sales at gasoline stations and fuel vendors. Statistics Canada said Wednesday retail sales fell 0.1 per cent to $66.
B.C. to increase local milk production with $25-million factory investment

B.C. to increase local milk production with $25-million factory investment

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The British Columbia government is contributing up to $25 million toward the expansion of a milk production plant aimed at boosting the supply of locally sourced food.