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Tim Hortons dropping Beyond Meat products from menus except in Ontario and B.C.

Tim Hortons dropping Beyond Meat products from menus except in Ontario and B.C.

Apparently, Beyond Meat burgers don't go that well with Tim Hortons coffee, as the chain says it's dropping the alternative protein products at thousands of Canadian locations, just three months after introducing them.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,800.29, down 34.46 points.) Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 18 cents, or 2.62 per cent, to $6.69 on 9 million shares.
A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year

A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year but declined to signal that further rate cuts are likely this year.
Couche-Tard wants to be a player in the sale of cannabis

Couche-Tard wants to be a player in the sale of cannabis

LAVAL, Que. — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. wants to be one of the "key players" in the North American cannabis market by using its position in Canada — where use of the substance for recreational purposes is legal — to achieve this goal.
Air Canada trails global peers in fee revenue, but Aeroplan poised to boost it

Air Canada trails global peers in fee revenue, but Aeroplan poised to boost it

MONTREAL — All those checked bags, seating upgrades and onboard snacks you pay for on Air Canada flights are starting to add up for the company.
Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers as U.S. strike continues

Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers as U.S. strike continues

OSHAWA, Ont. — About 1,200 General Motors employees at the company's assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., have been temporarily laid off because of a strike in the U.S., with more job cuts expected soon.
Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

The Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell pot.
Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative.
Oil price drops for 2nd day as Saudi crude output recovers

Oil price drops for 2nd day as Saudi crude output recovers

NEW YORK — The price of oil fell Wednesday after Saudi officials announced oil production halted by an attack on the heart of its oil industry would be fully restored within weeks.
Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee

Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee

NEW YORK — As big entertainment companies prepare to launch new streaming services, Comcast is trying to bolster its Flex streaming TV device by giving it away.