TORONTO - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.'s US$1.7 billion purchase of southern U.S. rival convenience operator Pantry Inc. will cement its position as one of North America's top retail and gas bar companies.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has lashed out at the Western powers for imposing a new �Berlin Wall� across Europe and warned the Russian people to brace for two years of hardship, admitting that sanctions are doing more damage than originally thought ...
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed higher for a third day as investors continued to pick over stocks crushed during the course of a severe sell-off sparked by tumbling oil prices.
Global stocks surged, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index posting its biggest two-day climb in more than three years, as the Federal Reserve pledging patience on interest rates bolstered sentiment amid concern over the global outlook.
The provincial government has introduced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the province, following through on its commitment to New Brunswickers.