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  • Seniors on the Go: Traveling by bus a viable option ... yes, really!

    Seniors on the Go: Traveling by bus a viable option ... yes, really!
    Take a Bus. Really? Yes, Really A month or so back, I was in Vancouver BC for a press showing, and on my return home I wanted to visit some cousins who live on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. My plan was to rent a car, but a one-way car from Canada...
  • Investors cheer Burger King-Tim Hortons 'combo deal'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors in Burger King Worldwide Inc and Tim Hortons Inc applauded news of a potential merger between the two fast food chains, seeing both tax savings and strategic rationale for a combination. The two companies confirmed late on...
  • Tax savings spur Tim Hortons-Burger King merger talks; shares surge

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Shares of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc and U.S. fast-food company Burger King Worldwide Inc jumped on Monday after news that they are in merger talks that investors and analysts said were spurred in part by...
  • In western Canada, Squamish a haven for outdoor enthusiasts

    I've driven through this burg of roughly 17,000 souls, about halfway between Vancouver and the skiing and snowboarding resort of Whistler Blackcomb, more than a dozen times. And each trip, I would gaze at the Stawamus Chief, a granite monolith that...
  • Carnett: 'O Canada,' you're my second home

    Newport Beach, Orange Coast College, Canada, Vancouver Island, Victoria, the Canadian Rockies, Calgary, Montréal, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island It's one of my favorite international destinations. And, conveniently, it's...
  • Scotiabank, BMO profits climb on domestic lending, capital markets

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia and Bank of Montreal posted higher third-quarter profits on Tuesday, benefiting from gains at their traditional Canadian lending arms as well as the impact of buoyant capital markets. Results from Bank of...
  • Burger King to buy Canada's Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    TORONTO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc for C$12.64 billion ($11.53 billion) in a cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food...
  • Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion

    Burger King to buy Tim Hortons for $11.5 billion
    Burger King Worldwide Inc plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in a $11.53 billion cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group. With roughly $23 billion in combined annual sales...
  • Canada's intelligence head says returning Islamist militants pose threat

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadians who go abroad to join militant groups such as Islamic State pose a threat on their return home and could use their foreign contacts to set up networks in Canada, the country's intelligence director said on Saturday. Michel...
  • Rail firm poorly audited before Canada disaster: report

    LAC-MÉGANTIC Quebec (Reuters) - The Canadian government did not adequately audit the railroad company at the center of the Lac-Mégantic crude tanker disaster, which last year killed 47 people, an independent federal agency said on Tuesday, as it called...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...
  • Factbox: Canada rail disaster report finds lax oversight

    (Reuters) - Canada's Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its final report on last year's Lac-Mégantic crude train disaster, including a list of 18 "causes and contributing factors" to the catastrophic derailment that killed 47 people. Most of...