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Meat recalls continue as E. coli fears spread in Canada and U.S.

A large recall of raw beef and veal products continues to expand in Canada and the U.S. as safety watchdogs in both countries have issued warnings linked to a slaughterhouse in Ontario, where conditions and processing have sparked fears of »

Economy, Society

Walmart Canada exploring possibility of selling cannabis products in stores

As Canada prepares to legalize recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, Walmart Inc’s Canadian unit said on Tuesday it is exploring the possibility of selling cannabis-based products. While the retail giant said it has no immediate plans to get into the business »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Big box stores to charge for plastic bags

Walmart Canada will start charging customers five cents for plastic bags as of February 9th, reports Canadian Press (CP). There is increasing awareness in Canada about the problems caused by plastic pollution. Bags made of the material break down slowly, »