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By Tara Deschamps The Canadian Press

Canned food companies to increase prices to combat aluminum tariffs

TORONTO — Soup, soda and beer makers can’t seem to put a lid on the effects of the recent aluminum tariffs.

The 10 per cent fees that were slapped on imports of the metal by U.S. President Donald Trump in early July are making cans more expensive and forcing food and beverage companies that rely on them for packaging to consider price increases and other ways to offset the costs.

Aimia apologizes for Aeroplan survey that ‘offended’ some customers

TORONTO — Aeroplan parent company Aimia Inc. apologized Monday for a survey it circulated in mid-March that “offended” customers with questions on immigration and marriage, but one expert said the queries shouldn’t be much of a surprise because they pop up in plenty of other surveys.