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Delivery delays hit Tim Hortons franchisees

Tuesday  23:16,   17 april 2018

Delivery delays hit Tim Hortons[...]

Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias training

Tuesday  21:46,   17 april 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 U.S. stores for racial-bias trainingThe announcement from world's biggest coffee company comes as it tries to cool tensions after the arrest of two black men at one of its Philadelphia cafes last week sparked accusations of[...]

How average investors can play in the private-equity big leagues

Tuesday  21:46,   17 april 2018
Financial Post

How average investors can play in the private-equity big leaguesAn idea then came to me to examine how the public stocks of private-equity firms such as Apollo Global Management LLC, Blackstone Group LP, Carlyle Group LP, etc., were performing. We[...]

David Edgerton, a founder of Burger King, dead at 90

Tuesday  20:37,   17 april 2018
The New York Times

He and a partner created a flourishing fast-food chain only to sell it, for what proved to be a bargain price, just as the industry was about to soar.The cause was complications of surgery after a fall, his friend and accountant Betty Amos Righetti[...]

China to open up auto sector, even as it slaps new tariffs on animal feed

Tuesday  20:37,   17 april 2018

China announced plans Tuesday to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, but also says it will put a tariff of up to 179 per cent on U.S. sorghum used to feed animals and distill[...]

IMF trims growth forecast for Canada

Tuesday  20:36,   17 april 2018

The International Monetary Fund projects moderate economic growth for Canada this year and next, albeit at a pace slower than last year and significantly behind that in the United States. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function[...]

3 silver miners to cash in on silver’s next rally

Tuesday  19:54,   17 april 2018
The Motley Fool

Prepare for higher silver by investing in Silvercorp Metals Inc. (TSX:SVM)(NYSE:SVM), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX:FVI)(NYSE:FSM), and Sierra Metals Inc. (TSX:SMT)(NYSE:SMTS).It has also caused the gold-to-silver ratio, which provides an important [...]

Rogers to test 5G tech in Toronto, Ottawa

Tuesday  19:22,   17 april 2018
Toronto Star

Rogers to test 5G tech in Toronto,[...]

Guaranteed basic income for all Canadians would cost $43 billion a year: PBO

Tuesday  18:41,   17 april 2018
Global News

Providing a nationwide safety net for low-income Canadians in the form of a guaranteed basic income would cost roughly $43 billion a year, a new report suggests.Providing a nationwide safety net for low-income Canadians in the form of a guaranteed[...]

Ontario Liberals to introduce legislation for fair wages on government construction projects

Tuesday  18:41,   17 april 2018
Global News

The premier says the move is meant to prevent employers from undercutting wages in order to make lowball offers on provincial projects. It comes months after the government passed major labour reforms that included minimum wage hikes and equal pay[...]

Netflix shares surge 7 per cent on subscriber gains

Tuesday  17:11,   17 april 2018

Shares in Netflix Inc neared a record high on Tuesday after the online video streaming service reported a rise in subscriber additions for the fourth straight quarter. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var [...]

Tim Hortons to move its Canadian head office

Tuesday  16:38,   17 april 2018
Toronto Star

Tim Hortons is moving its Canadian headquarters to downtown Toronto’s Exchange Tower after more than 50 years in[...]

Don't even think about putting these expenses on your credit card

Tuesday  16:06,   17 april 2018

These days it's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic, according to[...]

Alberta unveils bill that could wreak havoc on B.C. gas prices in trade war

Tuesday  10:29,   17 april 2018

Bill 12, titled Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act, gives the Alberta government the ability to retaliate against the B.C. government for any delays to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, by driving up gas prices or slapping restrictions [...]

Tesla says Model 3 production shut down temporarily

Tuesday  05:17,   17 april 2018

Tesla says Model 3 production shut down[...]