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39 states investigating Juul’s marketing of vaping products

Company halts Indonesia e-cigarette sales, throwing Asia expansion in doubt Investigators from 39 states will look Read more


C-stores not a major source for youth vaping: Study

Convenience stores not a top source of vaping products for youth, according to the “2019 Drug Read more


British Columbia implements tax on carbonated beverages

Starting on Canada Day, British Columbia will add provincial sales tax to all carbonated beverages Read more


Vaping risk awareness campaign launches in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador is contributing $75,000 to an advertising campaign intended to raise awareness about Read more

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Consumers thirsty for better-for-you beverages 

In 1886, Atlanta pharmacist John S. Pemberton came up with the most consequential new consumer Read more


Saputo closing facilities in Ontario and New Brunswick, laying off 280 workers

Saputo Inc. will close two Canadian facilities, cutting nearly 300 jobs, as it looks to Read more


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Mondelez buys majority stake in Canadian maker of two bite brownies Give & Go

Mondelez International says it has signed a deal to buy a significant majority interest in Read more


Parkland expands foodservice offering with Triple O’s restaurant deal

Parkland Fuel Corporation is entering into a multi-year agreement to strengthen its range of freshly prepared Read more


Taking aim at theft

Staggering losses and safety concerns have retailers seeking new solutions to retail theft Grab and Read more


Couche Tard faces rival bidder for Caltex

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is facing a rival bidder for Caltex Australia Ltd. Australia’s largest retail fuel Read more


Couche-Tard eager to buy “the entire Caltex business”

Alimentation Couche-Tard confirms the announcement by Caltex Australia Limited that it has made a further Read more


Alimentation Couche-Tard ups offer for Australian convenience chain, says Caltex

Caltex Australia Ltd., Australia’s largest retail fuel and convenience chain, says it has received a revised takeover offer Read more


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Start your engines: CCA AGM

Meeting to take place March 2 before The Convenience U CARWACS Show kicks off On Monday, Read more

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Electric vehicle options growing, but profitability challenges limit growth

Automakers are rolling out some big additions to the electric vehicle landscape this year as Read more

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Alberta Appeal Court sides with Alberta on federal carbon tax

The Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled that the federal carbon tax is not constitutional. In a Read more

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Government appoints special mediator in Regina oil refinery labour dispute

The Saskatchewan government has appointed a special mediator in a contract dispute that has dragged Read more

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Ontario Power Generation, Hydro One create Ivy electric vehicle charging network

Two of Ontario’s biggest utilities have formed a new company to create a province-wide fast-charger Read more

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Greenergy announces merger with Canada’s BG Fuels

Greenergy and BG Fuels are merging. Greenergy is an international supplier of transportation fuels and Read more




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