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Brookfield Renewable proposes deal to buy rest of TerraForm Power

TORONTO — Brookfield Renewable Partners says it has proposed a deal to fully take over TerraForm Power Inc. in an all-share deal that values the wind and solar company at about US$4 billion.
Business outlook survey suggests business confidence up, Prairies still weak

Business outlook survey suggests business confidence up, Prairies still weak

OTTAWA — Business confidence in Canada has edged higher as global trade tensions have eased, but the Prairies, hard hit by a drop in energy prices, continue to remain a weak spot, according to the latest outlook survey by the Bank of Canada.
Shaw says wireless revenue up in Q1 but phone and video revenues down

Shaw says wireless revenue up in Q1 but phone and video revenues down

CALGARY — Shaw Communications Inc. says intense competition in the wireless space is having an impact on subscriber numbers but it continues to see revenue growth in the segment.
Cott signs deal to acquire Primo Water, will rebrand under Primo name

Cott signs deal to acquire Primo Water, will rebrand under Primo name

TORONTO — Cott Corp. has made one of its biggest moves yet as part of its shift towards the water business with the acquisition of Primo Water Corp. The beverage company says it will rebrand under the Primo Water Corp.
Prague inks partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

Prague inks partnership with Taipei after snubbing Beijing

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech capital, Prague, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei - three months after cancelling a similar deal with Beijing and angering the Chinese government.
Retailer Lululemon raises financial guidance for its fourth quarter

Retailer Lululemon raises financial guidance for its fourth quarter

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. is raising its financial guidance for its fourth-quarter. The company, which keeps its books in U.S. dollars, says it now expects net revenue in a range of US$1.370 billion to $1.
Maple Leaf Foods CEO takes aim at U.S. government over plane crash in Iran

Maple Leaf Foods CEO takes aim at U.S. government over plane crash in Iran

TORONTO — The CEO of Maple Leaf Foods spoke out Sunday against the U.S. government, days after an Iranian missile accidentally shot down a jetliner, killing all 176 people on board — including the family of a company employee.

Timbits cereal a novelty, but may dilute Tim Hortons brand, experts say

The humble Timbit wants a home in Canadians' breakfast bowls. Once best known for coffee and baked goods, Tim Hortons offerings have expanded over the years to include ground coffee, canned noodle soup and now, Timbits cereal.
Timbits cereal a novelty, but may dilute Tim Hortons brand, experts say

Timbits cereal a novelty, but may dilute Tim Hortons brand, experts say

Once best known for coffee and baked goods, the offerings at Tim Hortons offerings today boast ground coffee, made-to-order sandwiches and gourmet doughnut flavours.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Business outlook survey The Bank of Canada will release its latest business outlook survey and its new survey of consumer expectations on Monday.