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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

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

What Australia and the U.K.'s grocery codes can teach us about Canada's food fight

Progress on a Canadian grocery code of conduct has stalled as two major retailers refuseto sign it, claiming it will raise prices.
B.C. Securities Commission uses new power after woman allegedly skipped out on investigators

B.C. Securities Commission uses new power after woman allegedly skipped out on investigators

The B.C. Securities Commission is putting into use a new enforcement tool bestowed upon it by the provincial government to discourage people from skipping out on investigators.
Polish president in Vancouver urges NATO members to adopt war footing

Polish president in Vancouver urges NATO members to adopt war footing

Andrzej Duda expected to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this weekend
Loblaw's missing 25 pallets of walnuts spur lawsuit

Loblaw's missing 25 pallets of walnuts spur lawsuit

Carriers allegedly delivered the pricy nuts to the wrong distribution centre, and then a storage facility before their "disappearance"
B.C. lawyer once crowned 'Canada's smartest person' suspended from practice

B.C. lawyer once crowned 'Canada's smartest person' suspended from practice

In 2014, Braden Lauer gained national attention when he won CBC's Canada's Smartest Person game show.
Opinion: Bill 12 throws B.C. businesses into legal grey area

Opinion: Bill 12 throws B.C. businesses into legal grey area

Ambiguous language in B.C.'s new health-cost recovery act raises concerns for entrepreneurs

As inflation cools, Macklem says different countries will cut rates at own pace

OTTAWA — Bank of Canada governor Tiff Macklem says central banks will make monetary policy decisions geared toward their own economies, which means some countries may begin cutting interest rates before others.
Premiers want return to co-operation with federal government with new budget

Premiers want return to co-operation with federal government with new budget

OTTAWA — Canada's premiers are warning the federal government not to overreach into their jurisdictions when it comes to delivering the programs laid out in Ottawa's latest budget, but the prime minister said Friday he will go around them if need be.
City of Richmond gets top scores for fiscal transparency, says report

City of Richmond gets top scores for fiscal transparency, says report

Richmond tied with Quebec City in the top ranks in C.D. Howe Institute's latest report on municipal budgets and financial statements.