There's a mix of anticipation and, for some retailers, dread across the Halifax region as Atlantic Canada's only Ikea location prepares to open this week.
The Seed Company by E.W. Gaze already has well-established roots in Newfoundland, but the St. John’s business will branch out to the rest of Atlantic Canada next spring.
Two stores in high-traffic malls help shoppers support the charity and see how their spending can make an impact (CF Toronto Eaton Centre and CF Rideau in Ottawa).
A new report from TD Bank says Ontario's plan to hike minimum wage to $15 an hour will cost the economy 80,000 to 90,000 jobs by 2020.