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Target offers solid profit outlook despite virus uncertainty

Target offers solid profit outlook despite virus uncertainty

NEW YORK — Target Corp. says there could be periodic shipping delays in merchandise from China while the discounter scrambles to stock up on more household essentials in its U.S. stores as it confronts the repercussions of a spreading new virus.
Setting realistic goals a vital part of establishing an emergency savings fund

Setting realistic goals a vital part of establishing an emergency savings fund

Hannah Nordman started an emergency savings fund the moment she finished paying off her student loans. The Calgary-based marketing and communications co-ordinator became debt-free two years ago, and promptly decided to get her finances in order.
UN agency: Iran nearly triples stockpile of enriched uranium

UN agency: Iran nearly triples stockpile of enriched uranium

VIENNA — Iran has nearly tripled its stockpile of enriched uranium since November in violation of its deal with world powers, U.N.
Vancouver-area home sales below average, but it's still a seller's market: board

Vancouver-area home sales below average, but it's still a seller's market: board

VANCOUVER — Home sales in Metro Vancouver remain well below the 10-year average for the region but sellers continue to hold the upper hand as the real estate board says demand for properties is steady with buyers having little to choose from.

Rights group: Lacoste gloves made in Chinese internment camp

Gloves made in China for the popular French brand Lacoste appear to have been sewn inside a factory where ethnic minorities face forced ideological and behavioural re-education, according to a U.S.-based labour rights group.
Opposition parties state their needs from upcoming New Brunswick budget

Opposition parties state their needs from upcoming New Brunswick budget

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Green leader has completed a provincial tour and says people want next week's provincial budget to have integrity and compassion.
CEO Helena Foulkes out at Hudson's Bay Co, chairman Richard Baker to take over

CEO Helena Foulkes out at Hudson's Bay Co, chairman Richard Baker to take over

TORONTO — Executive chairman Richard Baker's influence over Hudson's Bay Co. is about to get another big boost as Canada's oldest retailer closes a turbulent chapter in its nearly 350 years of existence.
Lowe's Canada selling Ace Canada business to owner of TSC for undisclosed price

Lowe's Canada selling Ace Canada business to owner of TSC for undisclosed price

BOUCHERVILLE, Que. — Lowe's Canada says it has reached an agreement to sell its Ace Canada business to the owner of TSC Stores as part of its restructuring that saw it close 34 underperforming Rona and Lowe's stores.
Monday's sharp rebound may not be sign that market volatility has ended: experts

Monday's sharp rebound may not be sign that market volatility has ended: experts

TORONTO — The novel coronavirus has whipsawed stock markets but investors shouldn't take Monday's sharp rebound as a signal that volatility has ended, say investment experts.
Bruce Linton-backed psychedelics business Mind Medicine joins NEO Exchange

Bruce Linton-backed psychedelics business Mind Medicine joins NEO Exchange

TORONTO — Bruce Linton is used to people raising an eyebrow at his business decisions. The tycoon, after all, jumped into the world of cannabis long before most when he co-founded Canopy Growth Corp.