Marshall opens six new stores in Canada.
Marshalls is expanding in Canada with six new stores in
Oshawa, Hamilton, Burlington, Kitchener, Barrie and Ottawa which opened
yesterday. Marshalls entered the Canadian market last year opening Toronto
area stores. Marshalls is owned by the TJX Companies which also operates
Winners and Home Sense in Canada. (source
Target reveals 12 new Quebec store locations, opening fall
of 2013. (source
United States and Canada top report on malware attack focus. In
Websense's annual review of global security threats, it observed that more
malware connections, hosting, and phishing are occurring in the U.S. and
Canada. In the past year, Canada's malware ranking has zoomed upward. The
countries in the top five ranking of Malware connections include U.S. with
50%, Canada at 13.2%, Germany at 5.4%, the Netherlands at 4.9% and China at
4.1%. For phishing, Canada was also second with 9.8%. (Source
Brinks truck dumps $5 million in Canadian coins on a highway.
A Brinks truck hit an outcropping of rock and was
torn open, leaving ankle deep coins along the highway in Northern Ontario.
The Brinks truck set off a chain reaction with other vehicles, including a
truck loaded with candy. The drivers were hospitalized with life threatening
Canadian pennies to be removed from circulation.
Canada will withdraw the penny from circulation this year
because it costs more to produce than its face value. The Canadian
government will save around $11 million a year by withdrawing the one-cent
coins from circulation.
Home Hardware ex-employee arrested for stealing $1.5 million.
RCMP issued a country wide warrant for Theresa Foley related
to 98 fraud charges and theft from the Home Hardware store in Manitoba. Ms.
Foley was taken into custody at her new home in St. John’s. (source
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