Ailing Sears Canada Inc. on Thursday got court protection from its creditors so it can close 59 stores - including 20 large department stores - and let go about 2,900 of its 17,000 employees to continue operating and possibly sell the business.
OTTAWA - Retail sales in Canada were better than expected in April as they rose 0.8 per cent to $48.6 billion for the month. Excluding sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers, retail sales climbed 1.5 per cent.
Many LCBO stores across Ontario are open early and closing late as a labour strike could get between you and your booze before Canada Day.
A small grocery store owner we told you about earlier has received a response from Premier Kathleen Wynne. Jackie Fraser of Frabert's Fresh Foods in Fergus says that while she appreciated a response from Wynne, it didn't answer any of her concerns.
Foreign buyers are pushing into Montreal's real estate market in increasing numbers but they remain a limited part of the property picture, new data from Canada's national housing agency confirms.