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Loblaw and Shoppers: Retail Giants

Earlier today Loblaw Co., Canada’s largest grocery chain announced they will buy Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada’s largest pharmacy chain. The executive chairman of Loblaw (L:TSE,) Galen Weston, said this would create opportunities for brands from the two chains to appear in each other’s stores, and that the merger would give Loblaw greater buying power for health and wellness products.… Read More »

Union Merger – CAW and CEP

Members of both the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW)  and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP) have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a union merger. Together, they would have over 300,000 members across various economic sectors. So chances are, you probably know someone who will be affected by this 🙂 The thing is union membership in Canada has fallen to… Read More »