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LCBO.com launches online shopping + home delivery

Delivery to any LCBO store or right to your door TORONTO — Today, LCBO officially launched its new expanded online shopping platform, bringing a world of products to customers’ fingertips – no matter where they live in Ontario. LCBO customers will now be able to browse and shop from an online selection …

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BrandSpark International announces Canada’s Most Trusted Online Retailers as voted by Canadian shoppers in a national study

Canadian shoppers most trusted online retail brands named across 12 categories TORONTO — Leading market research firm BrandSpark International today announced the 2016 BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards winners for Canadian Online Retail. The results were based on the annual BrandSpark Canadian Shopper Study. “Seven in 10 Canadians identify themselves as online …

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Scotiabank recognized for best digital strategy

TORONTO, ON — Scotiabank has been recognized by Retail Banker International as the Global Bank with the Best Digital Strategy for 2016. This is the first time Scotiabank has received this recognition. “We are very proud to be recognized by Retail Banker International for our strategy to digitize and simplify …

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Strained negotiations continue between CUPW, Canada Post

On April 4, 2016 Canada Post advised the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) that it had filed Notices of Dispute with the Minister of Labour in ongoing negotiations with CUPW-Urban and Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers (RSMC). These notices ask the Minister to appoint a conciliator in each negotiation. …

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Australia Post begins delivering small parcels by drone

Australia Post has begun to trial new technology to deliver small parcels by Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) or drone. This closed-field trial is an important next step in testing the new technology which will potentially deliver small parcels safely and securely to customers’ homes, allowing for faster transportation of time-critical …

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Apple Pay now available to Canadian MasterCard cardholders

PRESS RELEASE: Toronto, ON — Today, MasterCard announced it will bring its cardholders Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. MasterCard credit cardholders banking with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), Canadian Tire Bank …

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PayPal announces ‘Return Shipping on Us’ to help drive online retail in Canada

Majority (86%) of Canadians said free return shipping services would make them more likely to shop from a website TORONTO — Today, PayPal announced the launch of a new Return Shipping on Us service in Canada. By directly addressing a concern of online shoppers, this service aims to boost consumer confidence and …

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Minister of Public Services Judy Foote announces independent review of Canada Post

PRESS RELEASE: OTTAWA — The Government of Canada promised Canadians they would receive quality service from Canada Post at a reasonable price. In keeping with this commitment, today I am announcing an independent review of Canada Post. This review supports an informed discussion around Canada Post—a discussion with the public that clearly …

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Peoples Trust takes home three awards at 2016 PX Payments Awards

“We’re thrilled to continue to champion prepaid cards in Canada in support of financial inclusion, and help companies to re-think prepaid in order to bring innovative and new payment technologies to market,” said Peter Read, president of Peoples Card Services. “We’re seeing an unmatched 90 per cent reload rate with …

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Tory back-to-work legislation ruled unconstitutional

PRESS RELEASE: OTTAWA — Postal workers are cheering today’s ruling that the former Conservative government violated its members’ freedom of association by legislating them back to work on June 26, 2011. “This is a win for workers everywhere,” said Mike Palecek, national president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. …

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