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Starbucks Canada sets goal to hire 1,000 refugees over five years

TORONTO — Starbucks Canada has committed to hiring at least 1,000 refugees over the next five years, the coffee giant said Wednesday.

The company said it will actively begin recruiting job candidates through the national organization, Hire Immigrants, which works with a network of municipal and provincial resettlement agencies.

Canada Goose to take flight on stock markets in Toronto, New York

TORONTO — Canada Goose, whose winter jackets have been made famous by the likes of Daniel Craig and Kate Upton, is going public today on stock markets in Toronto and New York.

The Toronto-based company, ubiquitous for its $900 parkas with fur-lined hoods, is debuting with an initial public offering of 20 million shares.

Hawaii fears travel ban goes against welcoming aloha spirit

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s white sand beaches, towering volcanoes and relaxing tropical vistas attract millions of visitors annually from around the globe.

But the announcement of President Donald Trump’s second travel ban has stoked fears that the state’s main economic driver tourism could take a hit.

Trump cheers Exxon plan to spend $20B on Gulf Coast projects

HOUSTON — President Donald Trump and Exxon Mobil Corp. exchanged praise for each other on Monday as the company announced plans to create thousands of jobs by spending $20 billion over 10 years on plants along the Gulf Coast.

Exxon’s plan started long before Trump entered the White House, however. It includes investments that began in 2013.