Skip to content
0.7 °Cforecast >
Clear

National Business

Buffalo sauce latte? 5 out-there food and drink concoctions from big chains

VANCOUVER — Tim Hortons is drawing inspiration from chicken wings for its newest latte flavour: Buffalo sauce. The limited-edition drink, available only in two Buffalo, N.Y.
Brown: JFK Jr.'s college application now for sale was stolen

Brown: JFK Jr.'s college application now for sale was stolen

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University is not happy that the college application of John F. Kennedy Jr. is up for sale online for $85,000, saying it was stolen and the school wants it back.

At Disney World, 4 hotels in pilot program to accept pets

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Four hotels at Walt Disney World Resort will allow guests to bring dogs beginning Sunday.
Storms surge and US retail sales surge; most in 2 1/2 years

Storms surge and US retail sales surge; most in 2 1/2 years

WASHINGTON — Americans increased their spending at retailers last month by the most in two and a half years, driven by strong auto sales as residents of hurricane-ravaged areas replaced destroyed cars. Retail sales rose 1.

City of Victoria joins campaign seeking climate costs from fossil fuel industry

VICTORIA — The City of Victoria is about to become the third Vancouver Island municipality to send what it calls a climate accountability letter to 20 of the world's largest fossil fuel companies.
Central Europe tackles issue of lower quality consumer goods

Central Europe tackles issue of lower quality consumer goods

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — The leaders of four Central European countries have cautiously welcomed European Union proposals to address their concerns that multinationals sell lower-quality versions of their foods to consumers in Central and Eastern Europ
Sears Canada in court seeking approval to liquidate remaining stores

Sears Canada in court seeking approval to liquidate remaining stores

TORONTO — Sears Canada is due in court today to seek approval for a full liquidation of its remaining stores as early as Oct. 19, putting another 12,000 employees out of a job.

Quebecor's TVA television group gets new CEO as Tremblay retires, resigns posts

MONTREAL — The TVA television network in Quebec is getting a new CEO effective immediately, as Julie Tremblay retires and resigns her other posts within the Quebecor Media Group.
Renters find extra hurdles to recovery after hurricanes

Renters find extra hurdles to recovery after hurricanes

DALLAS — A neighbour was the first to tell Paige Cane that her landlord had posted an eviction notice on the door of her flooded apartment in Port Arthur, Texas.
Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage as 'people suffer'

Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage as 'people suffer'

JUBA, South Sudan — "In September there was no fuel anywhere," Samson Kamuya says. The exhausted 45-year-old hangs his head. He's been waiting four days at a gas station in South Sudan's capital, Juba, to no avail.