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DavidsTea co-founder’s proxy battle goes cyber with launch of website

MONTREAL — A new front has opened up in the proxy battle for DavidsTea after the company’s founder launched a website as part of his effort to gain control of the embattled beverage retailer. Rainy Day Investments Ltd., the holding company of co-founder Herschel Segal, launched a website site called savedtea.com to summarize its turnaround […]


Vatican says ‘amoral’ financial system needs infusion of ethics, more regulation and derivatives are ‘ticking time bomb’

The pronouncement is considered official teachings of the Catholic Church and could affect the attitude of the church’s 1.2 billion members


B.C. securities regulator warns about investing in cryptocurrencies

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s securities regulator has joined its Ontario counterpart in issuing a warning about investing in cryptocurrencies amid worries the lightly regulated market is ripe for possible financial scams. The British Columbia Securities Commission says it has noticed an increase in the number of cryptocurrency offerings involving an initial coin or token offering, […]


The Latest: Judge OKs $2.6 million award in equal pay suit

DENVER — The Latest on the settlement of an equal pay lawsuit against a Colorado law school (all times local): 12 p.m. A federal judge has signed off on a $2.6 million settlement in a lawsuit against a Colorado law school, filed on behalf of seven female law professors paid less than male colleagues. According […]


TransCanada to begin gas pipeline construction in 2019 if LNG Canada project goes ahead

Construction on the $4.8 billion Coastal GasLink pipeline will start in 2019 pending a positive final investment decision on the LNG Canada project, executive says


Similarly named barber shops should be able to co-exist, minister says

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia cabinet minister is lending support to a local barber locked in a dispute with a national chain over the name of his shop. The owner of Tommy’s Barber Shop in north-end Dartmouth says the Tommy Gun’s Original Barbershop chain sent him a letter this month alleging trademark infringement. But Service […]


Wayfair to open its first Canadian warehouse in Mississauga, Ont.

Wayfair LLC. says it’s opening its first Canadian delivery and warehouse facility in Mississauga, Ont. The home goods e-commerce retailer says the centre will bring 200 jobs to the region and it is currently looking to fill positions including some in management, industrial engineering and customer service. The centre will be roughly 74,500 square metres […]

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Big Tobacco’s ‘next gen’ evangelists may be just blowing smoke

With millions of consumers abandoning cigarettes, tobacco companies are spending billions on smokeless alternatives, but they could be too late

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