Since taking over the iconic chain in 2014, its new Brazilian owner, 3G Capital, has purged head office, slashed costs and squeezed suppliers.
Newfoundland and Labrador's Liberal government is slicing 287 management jobs from its civil service as part of a wider effort to contain a deficit currently projected to be close to $1.6 billion.
SodaStream Canada has recalled some one-litre bottles because consumers could be injured if the bottles rupture while the contents are being carbonated.
Unadjusted retail sales hit an historic high of $50 billion in December and the volume of retail sales was up 3 per cent from a year ago.
Ontario electricity distributors will no longer be allowed to disconnect customers' power in the winter if they don't pay their bills, which are steadily rising along with ratepayer anger.