Only 32 of the iconic Canadian stores remain open
Two young Torontonians have joined forces with the province to create a unique marketplace, to be called Stackt, made of shipping containers.
HomeSense is looking at North Bay as a potential location for one of its stores. A spokeswoman for the off-price home furnishing retailer confirmed the information, but said the company does not have any other details to share at this time. The Nugget reached out to HomeSense because it is rumoured as one of several possible tenants slated to move into the vacant former Target location on Algonquin Avenue...
Protesters rallied outside Tim Hortons locations across Ontario Wednesday to show support for employees after some franchisees made benefits and break cuts after a minimum wage increase -- but many gatherers stopped short of committing to a boycott. Some, but not all, of the chain's franchisees have said employees will have to cover a larger share of their dental and health-care benefits as well as take unpaid breaks in order to offset the added costs of the province's hourly minimum wage rate increase to $14 an hour on Jan. 1.