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January 10, 2019 3:07 PM From iPads to charcuterie, how realtors woo buyers to an open house

“Food is what drives people in,” said Alles, a real estate agent at Sutton Group Summit Realty in Mississauga, Ont. “We’re trying to make it an event, as opposed to a traditional open house.” The open house at the townhouse in Burlington, Ont., west of Toronto, last May drew in more than 200 people over four hours on a sunny Sunday afternoon. There were free tacos 164

January 9, 2019 2:05 PM Whoppers sizzle in land of steak as Burger King surges in Brazil

Brazil, known for its unique steak houses and premium beef exports, is seeing a growing appetite for a different type of meal, Burger King’s 680-calorie whopper. Burger King is opening a new site in Brazil every three to four days, said Iuri Miranda, chief executive officer of BK Brasil SA, the world’s fastest-growing restaurant operator by revenue 161

December 17, 2018 10:15 PM U.S. border towns fret as fewer Canadians use mailbox stores

But Michael LeBlanc, a senior retail adviser at the Retail Council of Canada, a trade group, said Trump had stirred Canadian pride. “They were generally insulted by the tone,” he said of Canadians, “and it kind of put steel in their spines; ‘Well, I’m just not going to shop in America.’” Steve Hagen, who runs a mailbox store in Blaine, said he was closely 246

December 8, 2018 11:02 PM NHL expansion in Seattle opening up new possibilities for Vancouver Canucks

VANCOUVER—Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena against the Seattle Thunderbirds. “They had chicken wire, and the fans were rowdy 168

December 4, 2018 4:03 PM As Altria eyes pot, Philip Morris CEO ignores peer pressure

Philip Morris International Inc. is keeping clear of the burgeoning pot market for now, in contrast with U.S. tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., which has begun talks with a Canadian marijuana producer. “I don’t think it’s our priority right now to consider cannabis,” chief executive officer Andre Calantzopoulos said in an interview at Bloomberg’s New York offices 149

December 2, 2018 9:01 PM Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ smashes box office again

The movie still has a ways to go before it will make back its budget. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” cost $175 million to produce — before marketing costs — according to Box Office Mojo. The movie opened in the U.K. this weekend and will continue its global rollout later this month and into next year. The only new wide release of the weekend was the Sony Pictures 145

December 1, 2018 12:50 AM USMCA? CUSMA? What the new NAFTA is called depends on who’s talking

In official documents, they are calling it CUSMA, with Canada first. (“The legal name under Canadian law is CUSMA as Canada always comes first in treaties,” Freeland spokesperson Adam Austen said on Friday.) And in their own speeches, as Trudeau did in his own speech at the signing ceremony on Friday, they have simply been calling it “the new NAFTA 134

November 18, 2018 11:45 PM National Parks proving less popular once Canada 150 free entry ended

Parks Canada’s free entry program for the country’s 150th birthday saw Canadians and other visitors flock to national parks and historic sites in record numbers. An extra 2.5 million visitors poured through the gates in 2017. In the first eight months of 2018, the number of visitors fell 10 per cent from the same period in 2017. In some parks that saw the biggest 151

November 16, 2018 8:15 PM AGO campaign to buy an Infinity Room is half over — but they’re not panicking yet

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s crowdfunding drive to buy one of Yayoi Kusama’s famous Infinity Rooms is half over, but so far they’ve only reached 25 per cent of the goal. The ambitious campaign, which asks donors to contribute towards a total of $1.3 million over 30 days, is the first of its kind in the gallery’s recent history. The AGO has already secured 137

November 11, 2018 6:49 PM ‘Boring’ Mawer Hires Scotiabank to Explore Options Such as Sale

Closely held Mawer Investment Management Ltd. has hired Bank of Nova Scotia to explore options such as a sale, following a wave of transactions involving Canadian money managers. “Given recent activity in the industry, Mawer has engaged an adviser to obtain more information on the options available to the firm as part of our strategic planning process 141