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Some Canadian retailers join global climate strike, plan to close shop Friday

Some Canadian retailers join global climate strike, plan to close shop Friday

VANCOUVER — A global movement aimed at pressuring governments into action over climate change is calling on Canadians to join a mass strike planned for Friday and "disrupt business as usual.
US new home sales climbed a healthy 7.1% in August

US new home sales climbed a healthy 7.1% in August

U.S. new home sales jumped 7.1% in August, as low mortgage rates pull buyers into the housing market.
EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

EBay CEO clashes with board, steps down

NEW YORK — Devin Wenig, the CEO of eBay, stepped down over differences with the company's board of directors.
CIBC reorienting Canadian mortgage strategy to focus on more markets: CEO

CIBC reorienting Canadian mortgage strategy to focus on more markets: CEO

MONTREAL — The chief executive of CIBC says the bank is starting to "reorient" its Canadian mortgage strategy after having too large a focus on two large markets and not enough on the rest of the country.
B Corp puts companies under the social microscope

B Corp puts companies under the social microscope

Certification goes far beyond mere profitability for companies that pass the test
Renowned China expert to speak at Brock University

Renowned China expert to speak at Brock University

Author of The Coming Collapse of China here Monday
Local firm creating marketing tools that are dynamic, immediate and accessible

Local firm creating marketing tools that are dynamic, immediate and accessible

Local firm is making marketing tools more accessible
Thorold takes part in federal pre-budget consultation

Thorold takes part in federal pre-budget consultation

Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey wants to ensure Thorold is represented in the federal budget