MONTREAL - Canada Bread Co. has agreed to pay $120 million in cash to buy Saputo Inc.'s bakery division, which makes Joe Louis and May West snack cakes.
LAVAL, Que. - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX:ATD.B) has a friendly deal to buy The Pantry Inc., which will add more than 1,500 locations in 13 southern states to the Quebec-based company's U.S.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market was set for a strong open Thursday as oil prices regained ground for a third day and traders felt reassured after the U.S.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen restored clarity to the central bank's monetary policy plans, saying it was on course to raise interest rates, though not right away, after officials issued a statement that some Fed-watchers found confusing.
Barrick Gold Corp. said it will suspend operations at its Zambian copper mine after the African government increased mining taxes in the country.