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New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries

New food guide set to challenge prominence of meat, dairy industries

VANCOUVER — Health Canada unveiled a radically new food guide Tuesday that eliminates food groups, encourages plant-based foods over meat and dairy products, and is likely to force changes across the country's agricultural industry.
Belinda Stronach countersues father Frank as family legal feud continues

Belinda Stronach countersues father Frank as family legal feud continues

TORONTO — Belinda Stronach has countersued her father for millions of dollars in a statement of defence that alleges he lost vast sums of money on pet projects.
Tilray to buy Natura for up to $70M, doubling Canadian cultivation capacity

Tilray to buy Natura for up to $70M, doubling Canadian cultivation capacity

Tilray Inc. has inked a deal to buy Natura Naturals Holdings Inc. for up to $70 million, a move which roughly doubles the licensed cannabis producer's domestic cultivation capacity. Under the agreement announced Tuesday, the Nanaimo, B.C.
CannTrust gets OK from Pelham authorities for cultivation site expansion

CannTrust gets OK from Pelham authorities for cultivation site expansion

PELHAM, Ont. — Licensed producer CannTrust Holdings Inc. has got the green light from municipal authorities to proceed with the expansion of its cultivation facility in Pelham, Ont., but with a smaller footprint.
Elliott pushes for changes at eBay

Elliott pushes for changes at eBay

NEW YORK — An activist shareholder said Tuesday that eBay would be better off without StubHub or its classified ads businesses.
Canada's wholesale and manufacturing sales fell in November: Statistics Canada

Canada's wholesale and manufacturing sales fell in November: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy showed signs of weakness in November as both wholesale and manufacturing sales fell. Statistics Canada said Tuesday wholesale trade fell 1.0 per cent in November to $63.0 billion, more than offsetting the 0.
MEG Energy looks to make changes after Husky drops hostile takeover attempt

MEG Energy looks to make changes after Husky drops hostile takeover attempt

CALGARY — MEG Energy Inc. is looking to make changes to its board of directors and restart a strategic review of its partial upgrading technology following Husky Energy Inc.'s decision to drop its hostile takeover offer for the company.

UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 per cent in 2019

The global economy will grow around 3 per cent annually in 2019 and 2020, but waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N.
Entry-level training standard en route for Canadian truckers within a year

Entry-level training standard en route for Canadian truckers within a year

MONTREAL — The country's transportation ministers have agreed to develop an entry-level national training standard for semi-truck drivers.
Barrick explores sale of Zambian copper mine as government looks to boost taxes

Barrick explores sale of Zambian copper mine as government looks to boost taxes

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. says it's exploring all options including the possible sale of its Lumwana mine in Zambia as the government considers increased taxes.
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