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Loblaw profits and sales continue growing as shoppers look for more deals

Loblaw profits and sales continue growing as shoppers look for more deals

Canada's largest grocer expects this year to be much like the last: customers continuing to seek discounts and deals, leading to more growth at the company’s discount brands and banners, and higher profits.
Teck reports record copper production, awaits regulatory approval of Glencore deal

Teck reports record copper production, awaits regulatory approval of Glencore deal

Teck Resources Ltd.
Nutrien sees potash demand recovering on lower prices

Nutrien sees potash demand recovering on lower prices

SASKATOON — Fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. sees promising signs of increased demand for potash in the year ahead.
'Seagrass' allowed filmmaker to explore Japanese Canadian stories, family fractures

'Seagrass' allowed filmmaker to explore Japanese Canadian stories, family fractures

VANCOUVER — As Meredith Hama-Brown’s debut feature film “Seagrass” made waves during its festival run last fall, the Vancouver writer-director says she heard from many Japanese Canadians who thanked her for exploring a side of their experience rarely
December retail sales gain likely won't last as StatCan sees January sales falling

December retail sales gain likely won't last as StatCan sees January sales falling

OTTAWA — Retail sales in December came in slightly stronger than economists were expecting, driven by strong sales for new cars and parts. Statistics Canada reported retail sales rose 0.9 per cent to $67.
Sex ed classes in some states may soon watch a fetal development video from an anti-abortion group

Sex ed classes in some states may soon watch a fetal development video from an anti-abortion group

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Baby Olivia isn't a real baby. It's an animated fetus that develops over the course of a three-minute video that has become a new front in state-level abortion politics.
Toyota Canada recalls 28,000 cars over transmission flaw that raises risk of crash

Toyota Canada recalls 28,000 cars over transmission flaw that raises risk of crash

TORONTO — More than 28,000 Toyota vehicles have been recalled due to a transmission problem that can lead to crashes, says the auto manufacturer.
Home chef Ella Mills offers some plant-based recipes for anyone tempted by a healthier way to eat

Home chef Ella Mills offers some plant-based recipes for anyone tempted by a healthier way to eat

Ella Mills knows we all want to eat healthier. But the English food writer and businesswoman also knows we're busy and we want everything to taste good. And she understands many of us are nervous about the idea of committing to no meat.
Ella Mills' Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

Ella Mills' Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

This recipe for her cookbook “Healthy Made Simple” has become Ella Mills' go-to when she's cooking for friends and family. She says it's always a hit, and “you get maximum flavor for minimal effort.
Options to boost credit scores are growing, but principles remain the same

Options to boost credit scores are growing, but principles remain the same

With interest rates already running high, the chance of getting a lower rate thanks to a good credit history is all the more important.