Business Report: Trivago guy makeover, Nutella prices could rise
680News senior business editor Mike Eppel with the day’s top business headlines, including a makeover for the Trivago guy and a potential threat to the hazel nut crop in Turkey could drive Nutella prices up.
Business Report: Outrage brings Sea World stock down, laundry alternative
680News business editor Richard Southern with the day’s top business headlines, including a dip in Sea World stock prices after CNN documentary exposes dark underbelly, and an alternative to doing laundry, provided you are quite rich.
Business Report: Working after lotto winning, oil prices way down
680News business editor Richard Southern with the day’s top business headlines, including a new survey asking workers if they would quit their job if they won the lottery. The results may surprise you.
Business Report: Retailers leave ‘Mink Mile’, Canadians paying more taxes
680News senior business editor Mike Eppel with the day’s top business headlines, including a potential spot for an Apple store in Bloor Street West and the overall tax paid by Canadians seems to be going up.
Australian pop group Justice Crew performed last weekend at Sugar Beach in Toronto. 680News music reporter Rudy Blair spoke with the boys from down under on why they’re being called the next big boy band.
Attorney: Utah eatery where woman drank toxic tea had previous chemical burn incident
SALT LAKE CITY – The attorney for a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic iced tea at a Utah restaurant says an employee at the eatery burned herself a month earlier on the same chemical cleaning compound. Lawyer Paxton Guymon said Thursday the former Dickey’s Barbecue employee burned her tongue July 5. He
Vancouver to take Trans Mountain pipeline challenge to Federal Court
VANCOUVER – The city of Vancouver says it will go to the Federal Court of Appeal on Friday over Kinder Morgan’s proposed expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline. The city want a judicial review of whether the National Energy Board should consider climate change in its assessment of the project. Vancouver officials have already asked
Police best suited to solve cases of missing, murdered women, says Harper
WHITEHORSE – Prime Minister Stephen Harper says police investigations, not a national inquiry, are the best way to deal with crimes involving missing and murdered aboriginal women. The death of a 15-year-old aboriginal girl found wrapped in a bag and dumped in the Red River has prompted renewed calls for a national inquiry. Tina Fontaine
Richard Dreyfuss tells Calif. lawmakers that politics should be noble calling
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling. The 66-year-old actor best known for “Jaws” and “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” was honoured Thursday by California lawmakers for his work promoting civics education in public schools through The
What did you just call me? Harper tags Trudeau as an elite in run-up to election
OTTAWA – In the communications arsenal the Conservatives are building against Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, the word “elite” is proving to be one of the most popular put-downs. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has used the word “elite” repeatedly when referring to Trudeau and those around him, part of the narrative the party is building in
US judge rules Florida gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but delays issuing of licenses
MIAMI – A federal judge has declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges around America who have sided with gay couples wishing to marry. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle in Tallahassee ruled Thursday that the ban added to Florida’s constitution by voters in 2008 violates the U.S. Constitution’s guarantees of equal protection