Coca Cola

Coke-Linked Nutritionists Say Sugary Soda Can Be A Healthy Snack

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Coca-Cola is working with fitness and nutrition experts who suggest its soda as a treat at a time when the world's biggest beverage maker...

Coca-Cola Is Changing Its Canadian Recipe

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.27.2015 | Canada Business

Coca-Cola is getting serious about Canadians’ calorie count. The soft-drink maker is making the Canadian recipe “slightly less sweet,” which...

Coke, Pepsi's Shrinking Cans Come With A High Price

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Americans want to cut back on soda, and they're willing to pay more to do it.With people drinking less soda amid health concerns, Cok...

Pharmacy Refuses To Sell Sugary Drinks

CBC | Posted 11.15.2014 | Canada Business

A Cape Breton pharmacist has pulled all sugary drinks off the shelves of his store in a stand against sugar. Graham MacKenzie, pharmacist and owner...

Why Fear Is Our North Star On The Path To Success

Komal Minhas | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada
Komal Minhas

There's a part of me that wishes I were sitting next to Mitch on the flight I was originally set to be on. The one bound for Ottawa that left Geneva...

Ordinary Brazilians Don't Want to Play Ball With FIFA

Lio Perron | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada
Lio Perron

From the 1976 Olympics in Montreal to FIFA World Cup 2014, it's always the same pattern: there are "unforeseen" construction cost overruns, taxpayers get stuck with the final bill while profits remain in private hands. Ordinary Brazilians are told that the world cup represents a unique opportunity to showcase their growth and to free themselves from the label of a third world nation. Brazilian trade unions and protest groups refuse to play ball. Can you blame them?

7 Secrets Of Coca Cola's Recipe On Its 128th Anniversary

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Living

No matter who you are, you probably remember begging your parents for a glass of Coca-Cola as a child and still crave the fizzy sweetness of it as an ...

Has the WWF Sold Out?

Nick Fillmore | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada
Nick Fillmore

Highly-regarded former Toronto Mayor David Miller says he is "very excited" about becoming the new President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund-Canada in September. There are questions about whether the WWF is effective in its work and, moreover, why the WWF and other members of the global environmental movement have made such little progress combating the most serious threat to earth -- climate change. The magnitude of the crisis facing humankind cannot be overstated.

Carly Rae Jepsen To Crowdsource Lyrics

HuffPost Canada Music | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 03.26.2013 | Canada Music

It seems like you can crowdsource anything these days: weddings, baby names, etc. And now you can help Carly Rae Jepsen write her next monster hit. ...

Coke Can Unclog Our Intestines — And Do These 10 Unusual Things

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada Living

Wait, is Coca-Cola helping our health? Well, if you got intestinal blockage, it might be time to open a bottle. The sweet and fizzy soda is well k...

Public, Corporate Funded Education - Is this Good?

Larry Leach | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

The Calgary Board of Education has recently opened the door to the naming of classrooms to corporate sponsorship. Naming of classrooms or programs leads to some very fundamental questions about public education and has many drawbacks. One of which is if you allow Coca Cola a five year deal on a school gym, why not another school sponsored by Pepsi? If they can sponsor a high school gym, how about a junior high? A middle school? An elementary?

Test Drive: 21 Mixed Coca-Cola Flavours

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel & Rebecca Zamon | Posted 09.07.2012 | Canada Living

Each week, The Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell the tale, we...

Coca-Cola Spins the Bottle (and the Story) in Ottawa

Nydia Dauphin | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Nydia Dauphin

Coca-Cola Canada has come out this week accusing the City of Ottawa of unfairly targeting its products in the city's campaign to promote healthy living. By crafting this attack on the city's healthy lifestyle campaign, Coca-Cola, has shifted the heart of the discussion away from evaluating the nutritional content of fizzy sugary water to the city government's intrusion on the rights and liberties of its citizens. Somehow, amidst attempts to fight obesity, diabetes and heart disease, the City of Ottawa, and not Coca-Cola has become the bad guy!

Soda Pop Ad Campaigns Called Misleading

CBC | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Living

Coca-Cola and Pepsi's social responsibility campaigns are misleading and divert attention from the health risks of their products, a medi...

A Monster Of A Buyout?

CP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Canada Business

Monster Beverage Corp.'s shares are gaining on a report that Coca-Cola Co. is considering buying the energy drink maker. The Wall Street Journal is...

Coca Cola Gets New Can, Donates To Help Save Polar Bears

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics

Coca-Cola Ltd. is changing its iconic can — and pledging millions of dollars — to help scientists plan how other icons such as polar bears can sur...

New Energy Drinks Rules -- Are They Enough?

CP | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Living

The federal government has introduced rules to limit the amount of caffeine allowed in so-called energy drinks such as Red Bull and Monster. But th...

Check Out These Inventions To Help The Poor

CP | Maria Cheng, The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2011 | Canada

LONDON - A bit of creativity never hurts, especially when it comes to solving health problems in developing countries.Instead of the usual donated med...

How Soda Makers Are Taking The Sugar Out Of School

The Huffington Post Canada | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada Business

The relationship between schools and major food manufacturers has never been entirely without conflict. But in recent years, growing concerns about ch...

WATCH: Pepsi Bashes Coke In New Ads

Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Business

The perennial Coke-versus-Pepsi battle has just become a bit more personal. Pepsi this month released a series of ads humorously targeting icons tradi...