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Summerside vintage shop hopes to put new spin on thrift store shopping

The owners of a new vintage clothing store in Summerside, P.E.I. hope to put a new spin on thrift shopping and help build the city’s downtown small business community.

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Court gives Ontario teen green light to sue both Starbucks and staff over scalding inciden

The Court of Appeal ruling clarifies both employers and employees can be named as defendants in employee negligence cases. Abigail Sataur is suing Starbucks Canada, along with a manager and barista, after her hands were allegedly scalded with hot water in 2015.

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Montreal designer uses Dollarama materials to make exclusive clothes

Designer seeks to show others they don’t have to be rich to make clothes — only creative...

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Health, retail sectors help drive Quebec's jobless rate to historic low

The province posted a 4.9 per cent unemployment rate to finish 2017, a number not recorded since comparable data became available in January 1976.

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Taco Bell opens in former live music venue on Queen West - 680 NEWS

A Taco Bell franchise has moved into the spot on Queen Street West where beloved live music venue The Hideout once stood. Some say the city needs to step in to save the fabric of one of Toronto’s most iconic neighbourhoods. (with video, 680 News).

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Think tank calls for uniform minimum wage across Atlantic provinces

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says tying minimum wage to inflation would help the regional economy, but a labour federation says workers will remain short of a proper living wage.

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