Fast Five – September 1, 2017


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Food prices have been cut in Whole Foods stores across Canada and the United States, NAFTA changes in relation to duty-free and tax-free thresholds can impact Canadian small businesses, and [...]

Fast Five – August 25, 2017


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GTA home prices continue to rise despite a dramatic drop in sales volumes, Amazon finalizes its Whole Foods buyout offer at $13.7 billion US, and WorkSafeBC’s latest campaign focuses on [...]

Fast Five – August 18, 2017


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Auto dealers are adapting to ongoing technology changes and consumer demands, a team of urban planners suggests a small group of commercial property owners dominate AirBnB listings, and Canadian manufacturing [...]

Fast Five – August 11, 2017


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Forestry remains a strong sector with growing concerns in the Canadian economy, hot and dry conditions continue to cause new wildfires in British Columbia, and Canadian homebuilders are experiencing their [...]

Fast Five – August 4, 2017


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Walmart Canada drops its grocery pickup fee as competition in online grocery shopping continues to rise, a study reveals that some sausages contain off-label ingredients, and Canadian auto sales figures [...]

Fast Five – July 28, 2017


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Loblaws’ labour expenses could increase by $190 million next year due to the proposed minimum wage hike, the Canadian economy accelerated beyond economists’ forecasted figures in May, and Canadian automakers [...]

Fast Five – July 21, 2017


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Loblaws experienced its second security breach this year, the Canadian inflation rate is at 1% -- the lowest it’s been since 2015, and aging farmers with no written action plan [...]

Fast Five – July 14, 2017


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Home builders voice their concerns over the future of lumber building materials, the B.C. wildfires have forced farmers to evacuate to safety, and the Bank of Canada’s rate hike is [...]

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