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A&W unveils new public installation saying goodbye to the last of its plastic straws

A&W unveils new public installation saying goodbye to the last of its plastic straws
TORONTO – Susan Senecal, President and CEO of A&W Canada, stands alongside a public art installation commissioned by the burger chain. Reading “Change is Good,” the typography is made from the last of the company’s plastic straws. A&W switched from plastic to compostable straws last year – helping to keep out about 82 million pieces of single-use plastics from landfills... Read More

IKEA Canada announces Michael Ward to lead Canadian organization

IKEA Canada announces Michael Ward to lead Canadian organization
A 30 year leader at IKEA returns home to Canada BURLINGTON – IKEA Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ward as President (Country Retail Manager) to lead the Canadian business. Transitioning from his global role as Regional Retail Manager, Michael officially stepped into his new role on January 1st, 2019. “Having begun my IKEA career in Mississauga, over 30 years ago, it... Read More

CANOPY GROWTH OUTLINES ITS CBD ADVANTAGE

CANOPY GROWTH OUTLINES ITS CBD ADVANTAGE
SMITHS FALLS — Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC)(TSX:WEED) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”) once again applauds the passage of the U.S. 2018 Farm Bill. Canopy Growth wishes to update the market on its hemp operations as it prepares for US market entry thanks to this transformative piece of federal legislation, one that enables expanded pathways to the American market for hemp-based... Read More

Canopy LATAM starting the year strong – opening new markets, supporting education, and achieving newly licensed production capacity

Canopy LATAM starting the year strong – opening new markets, supporting education, and achieving newly licensed production capacity
Lima, Peru & Smiths Falls – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED; NYSE: CGC) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”), through its Latin American-focused subsidiary, Canopy LATAM Corporation (“Canopy LATAM”), is proud to introduce Spectrum Cannabis Peru S.A.C. (“Spectrum Cannabis Peru”), the newest member of the growing global Spectrum Cannabis family. Spectrum Cannabis Peru will operate as part of the Canopy LATAM... Read More

Dairy producers concerned over revisions to the Canada Food Guide

Dairy producers concerned over revisions to the Canada Food Guide
OTTAWA – Health Canada is set to publish a revised Canada Food Guide later this month. Indications are that the document would de-emphasize the scientifically proven nutritional value and health benefits of dairy products by eliminating the Milk and Alternatives group and actively advocating that Canadians shift towards consuming more plant-based sources of protein. Not only could this be detrimental to the long-term health... Read More

Tim Hortons Celebrates Canadians’ Love for the Classic Double Double Coffee with New Double Double™ Timbits®

Tim Hortons Celebrates Canadians’ Love for the Classic Double Double Coffee with New Double Double™ Timbits®
New coffee baked goods and sweet beverage treats are available starting today TORONTO – For a limited time only, you can now order your Double Double as delicious bite-sized Timbits®. A full line up of new coffee flavoured baked goods and hot beverages have arrived at Tim Hortons® and they’re sure to warm you up this winter season. “With many cold winter days... Read More

Bold Approach to Warning Labels Could Butt Out Cigarettes In Canada By 2035: Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc.

Bold Approach to Warning Labels Could Butt Out Cigarettes In Canada By 2035: Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc.
TORONTO – A bold new approach to warning labels on tobacco could help make Canada smoke-free by 2035, a leading tobacco company said today. Warning labels have not kept pace with innovation and the introduction of new products such as vaping and electronically-heated tobacco that have different health risks than cigarettes, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH) said in a submission to Health Canada.... Read More

OPSEU: Alcohol expansion and privatization is causing a drunk driving ‘crisis’

OPSEU: Alcohol expansion and privatization is causing a drunk driving ‘crisis’
TORONTO – As police raise the alarm about the steadily increasing number of impaired drivers on our roads, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that Premier Doug Ford abandon his reckless plans to further privatize and expand alcohol sales. “The easier it is to get alcohol and cannabis, the more deadly our roads become,” said Thomas. “Premier Ford is doing exactly the wrong thing... Read More

Price of a domestic stamp rises to 90 cents from 85 cents on January 14 in the first postage rate increase since 2014

Price of a domestic stamp rises to 90 cents from 85 cents on January 14 in the first postage rate increase since 2014
OTTAWA  – Postage rates rise on January 14, with the price for stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane for domestic LettermailTM items weighing 30 grams or less increasing to $0.90, up from $0.85. The price of a single domestic stamp will increase to $1.05, up from $1.00. While usage varies, Canada Post estimates the impact of the price increases to be less than a dollar a... Read More