Galen Weston

Big Changes At Loblaws, Shoppers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.03.2014 | Canada Business

With the Loblaw Cos. purchase of Shoppers Drug Mart completed, Canada’s largest retailer has begun the process of integrating the two brands, and ha...

Canada's Richest People, According To Forbes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Business

David Thomson, chairman of Thomson-Reuters, is Canada’s wealthiest person, according to the latest edition of the Forbes billionaire list. Thomso...

Public Relations Dark Art Secrets -- Where, Oh, Where Should It Be?

Stephen Weir | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Business
Stephen Weir

I have done it in a plane. On a train. There was that time amongst Cuba's sugar cane. Always too often in the rain, and even yes, once in Spain (well ...

What Happens To No Name Brand, Optimum Points Now?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business

With the announcement Monday morning that grocery giant Loblaws has bid to buy pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart in a $12.4-billion deal, many consume...

Where These Two Met To Talk About A $12.4-Billion Purchase

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - A $12.4-billion bid by Loblaw Companies Ltd. to buy pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. was not pitched in a boardroom on Bay Street, bu...

SavvyMom Roundup: Some Moms Have All the Moves

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

One parent who knows how to shake it is the First Lady, Michelle Obama. You want to watch her dance on YouTube. The clip shows her performing The Evolution of the Mom Dance with Jimmy Fallon on his late night show in honour of her 'Let's Move' campaign.

Sorry PC, This Nutritionist Won't Hawk Your "Healthy" Products

Meghan Telpner | Posted 04.01.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

I was both delighted and surprised when I was contacted by a casting agency for a President's Choice TV campaign around their healthier choices Blue Menu products. But "healthier" is not the same as "healthy." I was not the only nutritionist called in for an interview. I was also not the only nutritionist who wasn't willing to put their name or professional reputation behind these products.

Loblaws: We Didn't Steal Amanda House's Recipe

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The owners of an Ontario frozen yogurt company embroiled in a $20-million lawsuit with Loblaw Companies Ltd., met with the head of the groce...

Canada's Richest People

CP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The influential Thomson family is still atop the list of richest Canadians, though their wealth dropped from a year ago, while most other me...

Rachel Mendleson

Billionaire Owners Of Loblaws Appear Engaged In War Against Unions

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Business

Labour strife is mounting in several high-profile companies owned by the billionaire Weston family in what could be a concerted effort to keep unions ...

Rachel Mendleson

Battle Lines Drawn In Landmark Unionization Bid

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Business

Tensions are running high at a Toronto-based Holt Renfrew store, where workers are in the final throes of a pioneering unionization drive. Expecte...

PHOTOS: Canada's Wealthiest People

CP | By Hugh McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - For once it wasn't a case of the rich getting richer.According to the latest edition of Canadian Business magazine, many of Canada's wealthi...