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Staples Canada transforms business model with co-working spaces, cafes and more
TORONTO — Regular customers of certain Staples Canada Inc. locations may not recognize their local stores the next time they visit. The company is transforming its business model at two locations in Kirkland, Que. and Toronto to ...
Tear gas on the Champs-Elysees but fewer Paris protesters
PARIS — Tear gas billowed Saturday across the protest-scarred Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations in Paris and a water cannon shot a frigid stream at the crowd on the fifth straight weekend of protests by France's "yellow ...
Canada Goose delays Beijing store opening because of construction
TORONTO — Canada Goose Inc. says the opening of its Beijing store has been delayed. The Toronto-based luxury parka maker says in a statement to The Canadian Press that the delay is due to ongoing construction. The company has not ...
Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira
MADRID — Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges. The charges published Friday ...
Oxford Properties acquires portfolio of office properties in Australia
TORONTO — Oxford Properties Group has acquired the Investa Office Fund, a portfolio of 19 properties in Australia, for $3.3 billion. The deal includes office buildings in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra. The companies say Oxford ...
China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts
BEIJING — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. The suspension is China's ...
GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off
DETROIT — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 U.S. factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved. ...
Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering developers massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them. The Trump National Golf Club outside Philadelphia is in one of ...
Canfor Corp. extending temporary curtailment of sawmills in B.C.; cutting hours
VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. says it is extending the temporary curtailment of sawmill operations in British Columbia announced in November, and will cut operating hours at some sawmills throughout the first quarter of 2019. The ...
Clarenville chamber president talks municipal budget ahead of release
CLARENVILLE, N.L. The Town of Clarenville’s annual municipal operating budget is due to be released on Tuesday, Dec. 18 — with a special meeting broadcast on Facebook Live at 4:30 p.m. And while the town held a budget public ...