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TORONTO The craft beer craze isn’t going away anytime soon, according to a survey of nearly 500 Canadian chefs.
For the second year in a row, craft and micro brews have taken the top spot on the Canadian Chef Survey of the 10 hottest restaurant trends in the country.
NEW YORK Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.
The Miami-based chain says it plans to put hot dogs on its menu nationally for the first time starting Feb. 23. It may seem like a jarring addition for those who know the chain for its Whoppers. But Burger King says its ability to flame-grill meat makes hot dogs a natural fit on its menu.
DETROIT General Motors is recalling more than 473,000 trucks and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the brake pedals can come loose and fail to work properly.
The recall covers certain 2015 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles.
NEW YORK Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 billion as it looks to further diversify its business.
ITC owns and runs high-voltage transmission facilities in Michigan, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma.
TORONTO Falling stock markets have not changed how most Canadian investors view their portfolios, a new poll suggests.
The online poll released Tuesday and conducted for CIBC (TSX:CM) found that 58 per cent of people surveyed say they’re sticking with their long-term investment strategy despite the recent market volatility.
OTTAWA As Canadians review their year-end investment statements and prepare to meet with their financial advisers ahead of the RRSP deadline, stock markets are taking a rocky ride.
Amid the market turmoil, portfolio manager Adrian Mastracci of KCM Wealth says it is back to basics this year. That means having a strong financial plan that lays out clear goals and how they will be met.
NASHVILLE Gary Bettman said his relationship with the union has never been better.
Perhaps that’s why he is willing to stick around as NHL commissioner into the next decade.
Bettman signed a contract through 2022, he confirmed in an interview Sunday on the NHL Network before the All-Star game. The deal was first reported by Sports Illustrated earlier in the day.
TORONTO The percentage of Canadians who plan on contributing to their RRSP before the deadline at the end of next month is down slightly from last year, according to a poll issued by the Bank of Montreal.
However, the survey found that those who have already contributed and those who are still planning to add to their retirement savings are putting aside a little more than last year.
WASHINGTON A U.N. panel recommended Wednesday that cargo shipments of rechargeable lithium batteries be banned from passenger airliners because the batteries can create fires capable of destroying planes, said aviation officials familiar with the decision.