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Gulf grows over proxy advisory firms
Individual companies - including Canadian Tire Corp. and George Weston Ltd. - have also made submissions, complaining about inaccuracies and conflicts of interest, and especially about their inability to communicate with the proxy advisers.
You can't cheat death, but funeral preplanning eases the hardship
People put off planning their own funeral for a number of reasons - youthfulness, finances, fear - but they shouldn't avoid preparing for the unavoidable.
Richmond Mountie injured in crash with drunk driver
A suspected impaired driver almost cost a Richmond RCMP officer his life. The driver, a 28-year-old man from Vancouver, is alleged to have run into the rear of the officer's vehicle during a traffic stop at around 2 a.m.
Canadian food prices to jump as US drought pinches producers
Tyler Anderson/National PostExtreme drought conditions in several U.S. Midwest states are causing corn and soybean crops to wither, and analysts say the effects will ripple through the food chain.
The sword and the stone
The company grew into the William Paterson Co. and was later taken over by George Weston Ltd. Elected to town council in 1868, Paterson served as deputy reeve and mayor before embarking on a political career at the federal level.
New York, Philadelphia police stops draw criticism
Toronto councillor Frances Nunziata has repeatedly praised the work of TAVIS in her Weston-Mt. Dennis community. “The community does not ... Photos on the wall show him meeting President Obama and President George W. Bush. Browne gruffly brushes ...
Airlines' ambiguous dress code policies spark debate
DALLAS -- Airlines give many reasons for refusing to let you board, but none stir as much debate as this: How you're dressed. A woman flying from Las Vegas on Southwest this spring says she was confronted by an airline employee for showing too much ...
Loblaw introduces an innovative program to help shoppers make healthier choices
BRAMPTON, ON, Aug. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - (TSX: L) - Starting August 10, customers at Loblaws� stores in Ontario will have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for groceries for their family.
A Suncor petroleum storage tank stands in Montreal. Bloomberg/Brent Lewin
George Weston Ltd., the owner of the Loblaw's grocery chain, has $3.6 billion in cash and a 2.3 per cent dividend yield, according to Bloomberg data.
Vaughan shops tempt your sweet tooth
Two years later, Ms De Masi opened a store, at 8611 Weston Rd., specializing in cupcakes and other sweet treats.? Lavish was ... At The Cupcake Shoppe where there are 28 flavours bearing quirky names such as Berry White and Curious George, Ms Cooper ...