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Walmart offers holiday cheer as traditional peers struggle

Walmart offers holiday cheer as traditional peers struggle

NEW YORK — Walmart is offering some holiday cheer heading into the crucial Christmas shopping season even as many of its traditional peers struggle.
Freshii reports US$415,000 Q3 loss compared with US$446,000 loss a year ago

Freshii reports US$415,000 Q3 loss compared with US$446,000 loss a year ago

Freshii Inc. continued to see traffic to its health-food eateries fall during its most recent quarter, but believes upcoming initiatives including a loyalty program can win over consumers. Same-store sales, a key retail metric, fell 3.
IIROC requires mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents at firms

IIROC requires mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents at firms

TORONTO — The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada is now requiring the mandatory reporting of any cybersecurity incidents that occur at the investment firms it regulates.
Premier vows to fight for oilpatch as drillers forecast almost no growth in 2020

Premier vows to fight for oilpatch as drillers forecast almost no growth in 2020

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for Alberta's slumping oil and gas sector as the industry unveiled another disappointing drilling forecast and criticism surfaced from an unlikely source, the Swedish central bank.

Chorus Aviation reports $24.2M third-quarter profit, revenue up from year ago

HALIFAX — Chorus Aviation Inc. reported a profit of $24.2 million in its latest quarter as revenue increased 2.8 per cent compared with a year ago.
Saskatchewan plans to open new trade offices as part of plan to grow province

Saskatchewan plans to open new trade offices as part of plan to grow province

SASKATOON — The Saskatchewan government is announcing plans to open trade offices in Japan, India and Singapore. The province hopes doing so will strengthen trade relationships and increase the shipment of exports.
Freshii reports US$415,000 Q3 loss compared with US$446,000 loss a year ago

Freshii reports US$415,000 Q3 loss compared with US$446,000 loss a year ago

TORONTO — Freshii Inc. reported a loss of US$415,000 in its latest quarter, slightly less than a year ago as revenue increased 5.4 per cent. The restaurant chain, which keeps its books in U.S.

CPP Investment Board reports 2.3% return for Q2 after cash outflows

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it earned a return of 2.3 per cent during its most recent quarter, after expenses. Net assets for the Toronto-based fund manager grew to $409.5 billion as of Sept. 30, up from $400.

CPP Investment Board reports 2.3% return for Q2 after cash outflows

TORONTO — The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it earned a return of 2.3 per cent during its most recent quarter, after expenses. Net assets for the Toronto-based fund manager grew to $409.5 billion as of Sept. 30, up from $400.
German economy avoids recession in 3Q, but challenges remain

German economy avoids recession in 3Q, but challenges remain

BERLIN — Germany’s economy, Europe’s largest, avoided entering a widely-anticipated recession in the third quarter as strong domestic spending helped spark modest growth, the Federal Statistical Office reported Thursday.