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Business News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

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Business News Advisory


TUESDAY, SEPT. 22, 2015


Here are the CP Business Department's afternoon plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email Business Editor Lee-Anne Goodman at, or the department at We can also be reached at 416-507-2138.



Volkswagen emissions scandal leaves Canadians angry

TORONTO -- A Canadian class-action lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal troubles for Volkswagen as the company deals with a major emissions scandal involving its diesel-powered cars. The scandal has some Canadian owners of VW's diesel models angry and wondering what to do about their vehicles. With vars Volkswagen-Emissions-Scheme; Five-Things-Diesel. 500 words. Moving before 5 p.m. By Peter Henderson.


Mac's store banner to disappear: Couche-Tard


LAVAL -- Alimentation Couche-Tard is retiring the 54-year-old Mac's convenience store brand as it unites under the Circle K banner in most areas of the world. The change has been in the works for more than two years and follows several acquisitions that have added different brands to the Quebec-based company since its founding in 1980. 520 words. By Ross Marowits.


Two Canadians abducted by gunmen in Philippines


MANILA -- Gunmen abducted two Canadians, a Filipino woman and the Norwegian marina manager at an upscale resort complex on a southern Philippine island, sparking an air and sea search by authorities, officials said Tuesday.At least 11 men armed with pistols and two rifles arrived on two motorboats and entered the Holiday Ocean View Samal Resort before midnight Monday on Samal Island off Davao City, military and police officials said, citing witnesses and a security video that captured part of the kidnapping. A version of this story also moved international as AS-Philippines-Foreigners-Kidnapped. …

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