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Budget 2023: Little in B.C. budget for retail, says advocate

Budget 2023: Little in B.C. budget for retail, says advocate

Cost of carbon-tax hikes set to dwarf other costs passed on to businesses
Alcohol tax hike set to raise B.C. retail prices April 1

Alcohol tax hike set to raise B.C. retail prices April 1

Federal government set to increase excise taxes by 6.3 per cent
Loblaw faces fresh price hikes, signalling food inflation won't ease any time soon

Loblaw faces fresh price hikes, signalling food inflation won't ease any time soon

Loblaw Companies Ltd. says it's facing fresh price hikes from suppliers, signalling food inflation won't be easing any time soon, but Canada's biggest grocer is still expecting its profits to rise this year.
Small businesses banking on B.C. budget benefits

Small businesses banking on B.C. budget benefits

Compensation for construction business disruption, money for training among top asks
Canadian auto production rose in 2022 to break streak of declines: DesRosiers

Canadian auto production rose in 2022 to break streak of declines: DesRosiers

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says Canadian auto production rose last year to break a five-year streak of declining output. The consultancy says total light vehicle production totalled 1.
Indigo risks reputational damage as outage drags on: experts

Indigo risks reputational damage as outage drags on: experts

TORONTO — Retail experts say the risks of reputational damage are growing for Indigo Books & Music Inc. as its website remains off-line more than a week after a cyberattack.
New CEO for Tim Hortons parent company

New CEO for Tim Hortons parent company

TORONTO — The parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King reported its fourth-quarter net income rose to US$336 million compared with a profit of US$262 million a year earlier. Restaurant Brands International Inc.
Bed Bath & Beyond Canada granted creditor protection, retailer winding down

Bed Bath & Beyond Canada granted creditor protection, retailer winding down

TORONTO — Bed Bath & Beyond Canada Ltd.
Red Bull buys Chilliwack site for first North American ingredient facility

Red Bull buys Chilliwack site for first North American ingredient facility

Chilliwack plant will be Red Bull's second premix facility in the world as it eyes U.S. growth
Canadian clothing companies lack awareness of child labour risks: Report

Canadian clothing companies lack awareness of child labour risks: Report

OTTAWA — The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise says Canadian clothing companies have limited awareness about whether child labour could be being used in their global supply chains.