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Vancouver home sales up 73% year-over-year, market shifts in favour of sellers: REBGV

Vancouver home sales up 73% year-over-year, market shifts in favour of sellers: REBGV

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the market is heating up so fast that home sales in the region increased by more than 50 per cent between January and February and have climbed by more than 70 per cent since last year.
Publisher to appeal ruling that it invaded Meghan's privacy

Publisher to appeal ruling that it invaded Meghan's privacy

LONDON — A British newspaper publisher said Tuesday it plans to appeal against a judge’s ruling that it invaded the privacy of the Duchess of Sussex by publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her estranged father after her 2018 marriage to Prince H
6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

6 Dr. Seuss books won't be published for racist images

BOSTON — Six Dr.
Kohl's reports mixed 4Q results but offers upbeat outlook

Kohl's reports mixed 4Q results but offers upbeat outlook

NEW YORK — Kohl's reported mixed results for its fiscal fourth quarter, delivering a 30% increase in profits but a 10% drop in sales. Results handily beat Wall Street estimates.
Expect debt collections activity to pick up as economy reopens: experts

Expect debt collections activity to pick up as economy reopens: experts

Credit experts say Canadian consumers who are in debt should prepare for collections agencies to ramp up their activity as the economy reopens.
Canopy Growth launches first CBD drinks in U.S. as legalization talk intensifies

Canopy Growth launches first CBD drinks in U.S. as legalization talk intensifies

Canopy Growth Corp. will deepen its U.S. presence by launching four sparkling cannabidiol waters there before possible federal legalization. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year.
George Weston reports fourth-quarter profit down on one-time charges

George Weston reports fourth-quarter profit down on one-time charges

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. reported its fourth-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as it was hit by one-time charges.
EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

EXPLAINER: Japan to try US men accused of helping Ghosn flee

TOKYO — Two Americans suspected of helping former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn skip bail and escape to Lebanon in December 2019 have been extradited to Japan. Michael Taylor and his son Peter had been held in a suburban Boston jail since May.
Directive based on 'buttergate' claims could cost dairy farmers, experts say

Directive based on 'buttergate' claims could cost dairy farmers, experts say

A new directive issued in response to "buttergate" could make it hard for dairy farmers to keep up with demand for the staple ingredient, according to experts, who suspect that the controversy may be rooted less in fact than media frenzy.
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