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Outdated rules and mounting losses: Can anything be done to fix Canada Post?

Outdated rules and mounting losses: Can anything be done to fix Canada Post?

Canada Post needs drastic measures to staunch the fiscal bleeding and revamp its operations after a tough decade, experts say.
American is flying home after getting suspended sentence for ammo possession in Turks and Caicos

American is flying home after getting suspended sentence for ammo possession in Turks and Caicos

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (AP) — An American arrested in the Caribbean for illegally carrying ammunition received a suspended sentence Friday, according to a spokesperson for the Turks and Caicos Islands, and his lawyer said he was fly
Ontario speeds up alcohol expansion; province will pay The Beer Store up to $225M

Ontario speeds up alcohol expansion; province will pay The Beer Store up to $225M

TORONTO — Ontario is speeding up its expansion of alcohol sales in the province, and the move comes with up to $225 million in public money for The Beer Store.
Enerplus-Chord Energy deal receives shareholder and Investment Canada Act approval

Enerplus-Chord Energy deal receives shareholder and Investment Canada Act approval

CALGARY — Enerplus Corp. says its shareholders have voted to approve a takeover of the company by U.S. company Chord Energy Corp. The Calgary-based oil and gas company says shareholders voted 99.6 per cent in favour of the stock-and-cash deal.
Defunct Lynx Air selling off life jackets, oxygen masks in bid to recoup losses

Defunct Lynx Air selling off life jackets, oxygen masks in bid to recoup losses

Lynx Air hopes to sell off everything from life jackets to oxygen masks as it tries to recoup a portion of the losses it suffered before filing for creditor protection earlier this year.
Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who skewered fast food industry, dies at 53

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, who skewered fast food industry, dies at 53

NEW YORK (AP) — Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, an Oscar nominee whose most famous works skewered America's food industry and who notably ate only at McDonald’s for a month to illustrate the dangers of a fast-food diet, has died. He was 53.
CBC launching 14 new free streaming channels for local news across Canada

CBC launching 14 new free streaming channels for local news across Canada

TORONTO — CBC is launching 14 free ad-supported streaming channels dedicated to local news across Canada in an effort to attract younger audiences who don't have the "traditional habits" of linear news consumers.
Workers at Kamloops Hudson's Bay ratify deal after 165-day strike

Workers at Kamloops Hudson's Bay ratify deal after 165-day strike

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The United Steelworkers union says workers at a Hudson's Bay store in Kamloops, B.C., have ratified a new deal with their employer after a 165-day strike. Workers with Local 1-417 walked off the job on Dec.
Restaurants Canada says price increases coming to B.C. chicken 'unsustainable'

Restaurants Canada says price increases coming to B.C. chicken 'unsustainable'

Restaurants Canada says an increase in the farm-level price of chicken in B.C. could raise costs for consumers by around 10 per cent. The B.C.
Statistics Canada says retail sales down 0.2% in March at $66.4 billion

Statistics Canada says retail sales down 0.2% in March at $66.4 billion

OTTAWA — Canadian retail sales slowed in March as shoppers spent less at furniture, home furnishings, electronics and appliances retailers, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency said retail sales dropped 0.2 per cent to $66.