The Canadian government is actively preparing for the possibility U.S. President Donald Trump could soon signal his intent to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement, Liberal government sources told CBC News. Despite those preparations for a possible pullout, Canada will stay at the negotiation table even if Trump makes that call, those sources said, speaking on the condition of anonymity...
Companies might not be able to dodge rising minimum wages by relocating even their most mobile workforces to lower wage provinces, but higher costs could accelerate the pace of automation. “It would be foolish of some employers to think that they can escape temporarily by moving their operations,” said Canadian Labour Congress president Hassan Yussuff.
"In the third quarter, we delivered our thirteenth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales growth. Our strong revenue and adjusted EBITDA performance is a result of our diligent focus on executing against our long-term growth strategy. We believe our measured approach to eCommerce and store growth ensures thoughtful decision-making today to grow revenue, propel our brand, and invest in infrastructure to drive long-term value creation. We remain competitively positioned due to our vertically-integrated sourcing model and our focus on offering beautiful, high-quality products at an attainable price point with exceptional customer service," said Brian Hill, Aritzia Founder and Chief Executive Officer.
The blowup highlights ongoing franchisee discontent three years after Tim Hortons was bought by what is now known as Restaurant Brands International