Are We Making Progress?

Lisa Borden | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

It's not like I want to give credit to huge retailers and big food for making change, and I'm certainly not advocating for anyone to start eating fast...

Food Watchdog Suspends Costco Canada's Fish Import Licence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Canada's food safety watchdog has suspended Costco Canada's fish import licence.The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the retail giant i...

How to Save Money Without Sacrificing the Things You Love

Andrew Tai | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada Living
Andrew Tai

Let's face it: we all like buying things. What we don't like is spending our hard-earned cash, especially when whatever it is we desire beyond our financial capability. What's not obvious, however, is figuring out what you can save on.

Costco Starts Christmas SUPER Early

CBC | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Business

Costco has begun Christmas in July this year, already selling wrapping paper, decorations and other holiday goods in Canada - but not everyone is buyi...

Feds Issue Warning On Costco Meat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Business

Note: This article was published on March 21, 2014. OTTAWA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is advising people not to consume Kirkland Signatu...

The Dangerous Mistake U.S. Retailers Make in Canada

Ben Hanuka | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Business
Ben Hanuka

More than a mere few US retailers assume that expanding into Canada, because of its relatively small population (the population of California alone, at about 38 million, is larger than Canada's roughly 35 million), is akin to expanding into just another state. Making this assumption -- blindsided by the admittedly vast similarities across all walks of life -- is downright dangerous.

The Idea of Trickle-Up Ethics

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

Rabbi Hillel, a native of Babylonia who moved to Jerusalem in the time of Herod wrote: "If I am not for myself, t...

Target Canada Ranks Last

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Business

Target’s rapid expansion into Canada is proving a disappointment to many consumers, with the retail chain coming in last in a customer satisfaction ...

Costco Could Cut $10,000 From Collections, Legion Says

CBC | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Royal Canadian Legion in Abbotsford, B.C. says it’s feeling the pinch this year when it comes to selling poppies at the local Costco. ...

Costco Bellingham Facebook Page To Be Taken Down

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

An anti-Canadian Facebook page that gained the support of a B.C. cabinet minister is being taken down by its creator, but copycats may keep its messag...

B.C. Tourism Minister 'Friends' Anti-Canadian Costco Page

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A Facebook page calling for American-only hours at Costco in the U.S. has found a "friend" in B.C.'s tourism minister. Pat Bell said that Canadians...

These Americans Are Sick Of Canadian Costco Shoppers

CBC | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada Business

Many Canadians are taking advantage of the high Canadian dollar by shopping across the border — with cheap milk and gas being two of the big draws ...

Hair Dryers Sold At Costco Recalled Due To Potential Hazard: Health Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2012 | Canada Style

OTTAWA - Health Canada has issued a recall for select hair dryers due to a potential defect found in the products. The department says Testarossa T...

Finding Inner Peace at the Food Court

Elaine Dembe | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Living
Elaine Dembe

I'm sometimes known as the Queen of Quinoa for my healthy eating habits. So you can imagine the shock on a patient's face when I bumped into them at Costco's snack bar where I was face deep in the most delicious beef hot dog, bun oozing with Heinz ketchup, French's mustard and Bick's green relish. Oh, and I was also inhaling a side of fries.

Costco Profit Rises With Jump In Membership

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Business

PORTLAND, Ore. — Costco Wholesale Corp.'s third-quarter net income rose 6 percent as rising sales and membership fees made up for declining marg...