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November 20, 2018 3:39 PM This $16.8 million Vancouver mansion is a waterfall of steel and chrome

In the late 1970s, Hugo Eppich’s twin brother Helmut was living in a house designed by Canada’s pre-eminent architect Arthur Erickson. “So when it came time to build a home of my own, I of course wanted an Arthur Erickson house too,” Eppich recalls. There was, he says, some resistance from friends and family. ”People said, ‘Why are you getting the same architect 6

November 16, 2018 11:43 AM Bombardier executive stock plan under the microscope by securities regulator

The premier was speaking on the eve of a meeting between Economy and Innovation Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon and Bombardier chief executive Alain Bellemare, a week after the company announced it would lay off 5,000 workers, including 2,500 in Quebec and 500 in Ontario. The multinational has not ruled out the possibility of spinning off the CRJ series 8

November 15, 2018 4:40 PM Rupert Murdoch, sons begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox

Now, Rupert Murdoch is midway through a dramatic downsizing of his corporate dominion. He orchestrated the sale to Disney because he feared that Fox lacked the scale to successfully compete against such technology giants as Google, Facebook and Netflix. As his son spoke, Rupert Murdoch quietly studied a briefing book atop a long rectangular table —draped 4

November 15, 2018 11:51 AM Ontario releases cannabis regulations for retail stores set to open April 1

Licences won’t be issued to any person or organization who has an association with organized crime, and applicants must demonstrate their tax compliance status to show they are in good standing with the government. “The purpose of these regulations is to keep kids safe and to ensure all people operating in this tightly-regulated retail system behave 5

November 14, 2018 11:07 PM Juul to continue selling flavoured e-cigarette pods in Canadian stores

An American e-cigarette maker will continue selling mango, fruit, and cucumber flavoured pods in Canadian convenience and vape shops, despite no longer doing so south of the border because they might entice young people to use its products. “The Canadian and U.S. markets are very different,” said an emailed statement from Juul Labs in response to a question 6

November 14, 2018 12:08 PM Loblaw Q3 profit down from a year ago as tax court ruling hits bottom line

Loblaw Companies Ltd. reported its third-quarter profit fell compared with a year ago as it was hit by a one-time charge related to a tax court ruling that it plans to appeal. The retailer says it earned a profit attributable to common shareholders of $106 million or 28 cents per share for the quarter ended Oct. 6. The quarter included a $367-million 4

November 13, 2018 2:38 PM HNA’s Seaco unit is said to attract Orix, Ontario Teachers

HNA Group Co.’s sale of container-leasing business Seaco has attracted potential bidders including Japanese financial firm Orix Corp. and Bermuda-based Triton International Ltd., people familiar with the matter said. Seaco has also drawn preliminary interest from investment funds including Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, which owns rival lessor SeaCube 8

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 12

November 8, 2018 5:43 PM Yellow Pages swings to Q3 profit on cost-cutting and asset sales

The company says its quarterly turnaround was due to reductions in its cost structure, including from workforce reductions, reduced office space, lower overall spending, as well as gains from the sale of assets and a $18.3 million reversal in income tax provisions from previous tax years. Yellow locked out 130 sales representatives in September because 18

November 5, 2018 9:48 PM Shopify bans some right-wing groups after activist pressure

Shopify Inc. will ban some right-wing organizations from its service after accusations from activists, such as Canadian non-profit group North99, that it was supporting hate-promoting groups. The Canadian e-commerce company tweaked its rules to allow it to bar anyone who uses Shopify to sell items that support groups that it believes condone hate or violence 13