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I Couldn't Save My Mom From Cancer, So I Do This Instead

Thomas Rigatti | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living
Thomas Rigatti

Though cancer made me see my mom in her worst physical state, I will always remember her as a strong businesswoman and a dedicated banker. She was a woman who paved the way for many in my family who wanted to pursue traditionally male careers, encouraging them to chase their dreams and show the world that women are powerful, too.

Kick the Flu's Butt, Before It Kicks Yours

Victor Wong | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Living
Victor Wong

Welcome to 2015 -- it's a new year! We all want the year ahead to be the best yet, but that's hard to do if you're feeling under the weather. One of the biggest health culprits during the new year is the flu. With all of the talk about flu shots in the fall, most people don't realize that there is a spike in flu activity in January and flu season goes all the way to April.

What I Learned This Week: Why Normal is a Necessity

Andy Nulman | Posted 01.10.2015 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

Just got back from a thoroughly enjoyable long weekend in New York. Saw two plays (The River, with Hugh Jackman, and the spectacular A Curious Inci...

B.C. Government And Pharma, Too Cozy For Comfort

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Make no mistake: drugs are big business, even the behind-the-counter kind.

Walmart, Shoppers Target Of B.C. Human Rights Complaint

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia group has filed human rights complaints against two major retailers for refusing to provide prescription-bottle labels ...

And Canada's Biggest Retail Brand Is..

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada Business

Shoppers Drug Mart narrowly edged out Lululemon as Canada’s largest retail brand in the latest survey from research firm Interbrand. In all, thre...

CP's 2013 Business Newsmaker Is..

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - He's been a familiar face to Canadians for years — approachable, friendly, and asking them to come shop at his family's grocery stores.Beh...

Shoppers' Drug Switch Outrages Parents

CBC | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Business

B.C. parents are accusing Shoppers Drug Mart of putting their son’s life at risk by switching his brand-name prescription medication to a generic v...

Supreme Court Slaps Down Pharmacies

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Ontario declared victory Friday in a key battle to clamp down on ever-increasing health-care costs, as Canada's top court upheld a ban on bi...

Loblaw Escalates Canada's Grocery Wars

CBC | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Business

Loblaw's decision to buy Shoppers Drug Mart is an attempt by the country's largest supermarket chain to stay atop the heap in Canada's ...

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...

Best Customer Service Response Ever?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Business

Either someone at Shoppers Drug Mart has found a "time gateway," or they gave one of the best customer responses ever. It began when Andrew Gardner...

Too Early For Christmas Music? Shoppers Drug Mart Thinks So

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living

The calendar page has been flipped to November, and before you know it, the strains of "Jingle Bells" are following you through the grocery aisle. But...

Can This Lip Liner Stop Lipstick Bleed? We Put It To The Test

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

At some point, we've all purchased something whose results were, er, questionable, and didn't live up to our expectations or deliver the results we we...

Shoppers @ 50: How Canada's Beauty Habits Have Changed

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

A lot can change in 50 years, especially when it comes to our beauty habits. Case in point: fall 2012 is all about dark eyebrows and wine-coloured lip...

Ottawa Breast Cancer Patient Denied Disability Pay

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada

A 26-year-old woman fighting breast cancer was shocked to find she doesn't qualify for long-term disability payments, despite having disa...