Coke cuts sweetness in Canada to save calories
Coca-Cola is slightly reducing the sweetness of its famous beverage in Canada as it faces demand from consumers for soft drinks with fewer calories.Joseph Rotman dies, leaving legacy in business and philanthropy
Canadian business mogul and philanthropist Joseph L. Rotman has died at age 80, CBC News has confirmed.Dow drops on weak earnings; TSX edges up
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped two per cent in late afternoon trading Tuesday after several U.S. companies handed in disappointing earnings results.Banks face pressure to cut lending rates
Canada’s big banks have been the subject of pointed questions and even anger in the past few days for their reluctance to lower their prime lending rates following last week’s surprise cut in the Bank of Canada’s key lending rate. It’s not hard to see why.Canadian dollar could fall to 75 cents on weak oil prices, experts say
The Canadian dollar is hovering just above 80 cents today, but continues under pressure as oil prices fall and the outlook for the economy dims.Weak loonie will sway snowbirds, cross-border shopping
Projections that the loonie will plunge below 80 cents US by spring will clip the wings of vacationing snowbirds, take the air out of cross-border shopping and generally cast a pall over the consumer psyche, economists say.