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Hudson's Bay sues Quebec retailer alleging trademark infringement of Zellers brand - Business News - Castanet.net

2021-10-18T17:18:00Z  |   by Castanet.net

Hudson's Bay Co. ULC is suing a Quebec retail family over the use of the Zellers brand.

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Amazon denies allegations of misleading congressional committee - CNN

2021-10-18T16:56:59Z  |   by YouTube

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee have warned Amazon they are concerned top executives, including former CEO Jeff Bezos, may h...

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Hooters servers post viral videos expressing concern over new racy uniform - National Post

2021-10-18T16:43:23Z  |   by National Post

'They don't have a bottom, they have a crotch string,' explains one of the employees

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Why Facebook Stock Bounced Back Today - Motley Fool

2021-10-18T16:38:45Z  |   by Motley Fool

What is a metaverse? No less than the future of Facebook.

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TransAlta wind farm in N.B. taken offline after tower collapse - Business News - Castanet.net

2021-10-18T16:24:00Z  |   by Castanet.net

TransAlta Renewables Inc. says it has temporarily taken a wind farm in New Brunswick offline after a tower collapse.

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Why COVID-19 boosters weren't tweaked to better match variants - CTV News

2021-10-18T15:35:04Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

More COVID-19 booster shots may be on the way -- but when it's your turn, you'll get an extra dose of the original vaccine, not one updated to better match the extra-contagious delta variant. And that has some experts wondering if the booster campaign is a bi…

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VW's Herbert Diess Explains Why Brand's EVs Are Better Than Gas - InsideEVs

2021-10-18T15:31:00Z  |   by InsideEVs

Diess goes so far as to discourage people from buying the gas-powered Volkswagen Tiguan since it will cost them more than the all-electric ID.4.

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World's largest uranium producer to start physical uranium fund - Seeking Alpha

2021-10-18T15:23:00Z  |   by Seeking Alpha

Uranium shares (URA) rocket higher after Kazakhstan, the world's largest producer and seller of natural uranium, unveiled plans to launch in a physical uranium fund.

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Air Canada, WestJet facing new competition, thanks to COVID-19 - Yahoo Canada Finance

2021-10-18T15:18:51Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

"Even though travel demand remains depressed, conditions are arguably favourable for new competitors to make their mark," analysts say.

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Buffalo Wild Wings has flown the coop - GuelphToday

2021-10-18T15:18:00Z  |   by GuelphToday

Restaurant closes its doors after 10 years in Guelph

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Edmonton mother who contracted COVID-19 while pregnant thankful she got the shot - CBC.ca

2021-10-18T15:14:08Z  |   by CBC News

Cheryl Franko, who was pregnant with her first child, was initially worried about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could potentially harm her baby.

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First bitcoin futures ETF ready to debut on Wall Street - RT

2021-10-18T14:48:00Z  |   by RT

First bitcoin futures ETF ready to debut on Wall Street

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Sask. quietly removes list of locations to get COVID-19 self-testing kits - CBC.ca

2021-10-18T14:36:03Z  |   by CBC News

Saskatchewan is supposed to launch its program for free rapid COVID-19 tests for surveillance testing this week.

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Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports - Business News - Castanet.net

2021-10-18T14:36:00Z  |   by Castanet.net

New data from the Bank of Canada shows workers are more willing to leave their jobs in search of new work, and businesses working harder to attract talent.

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Have $1,000? 2 All-Weather Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever - The Motley Fool

2021-10-18T14:30:00Z  |   by Motley Fool

In uncertain market times when valuations seem stretched, it makes sense to look for stocks you might be willing to hold for the long haul.

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Toyota sets aside $3.4 billion for American electric vehicle batteries - Ars Technica

2021-10-18T14:29:51Z  |   by Ars Technica

The North American factory is part of a $13.5 billion electrification plan.

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Wyloo and Noront agreement key in discussion of possible ferrochrome plant - SooToday

2021-10-18T14:19:00Z  |   by SooToday.com

Battery and hydrogen technologies are unleashing the full potential of renewable energy

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5 Short Squeeze Candidates To Watch: Progenity, Vinco Ventures And More - Yahoo Finance

2021-10-18T14:06:04Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

Potential short squeeze plays have gained steam in 2021 with new retail traders looking for the next GameStop Corp (NYSE: GME) or AMC Entertainment Holdings ...

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Ontario logs 373 new COVID-19 cases as province launches vaccine QR code - CTV News Toronto

2021-10-18T14:05:21Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

Ontario has logged 373 new COVID-19 cases on Monday as the province's new enhanced vaccine certificate becomes available to all residents.

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Stellantis will open a 40 GWh/year battery plant in the US in 2024 - Ars Technica

2021-10-18T14:01:53Z  |   by Ars Technica

The joint venture will help Stellantis electrify 40 percent of its US sales by 2030.

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Hexo CEO exits after activist investor slams performance - Yahoo Canada Finance

2021-10-18T14:01:51Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

The letter to the board slammed St-Louis' performance, criticizing dilutive financings, misalignment with shareholders, and a lack of basic business skills...

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Oil Rallies To Fresh Multi-Year Highs - OilPrice.com

2021-10-18T14:00:00Z  |   by OilPrice.com

Oil prices rose early on Monday, extending Friday's gains and hitting fresh multi-year highs, as the energy crisis in Europe and Asia continues to brighten the outlook for oil products to replace record-priced natural gas and coal

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Microsoft exec confronted Bill Gates over inappropriate emails: WSJ - Business Insider

2021-10-18T13:41:49Z  |   by Business Insider

In 2008, Microsoft became aware Gates sent "inappropriate" messages to a female employee a year earlier, spokesman Frank Shaw told the Wall Street Journal.

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Gold price weaker; bulls need a fresh spark - Kitco NEWS

2021-10-18T13:12:00Z  |   by Kitco NEWS

Senior Technical Analyst Jim Wyckoff prepares investors with an overview of how the markets opened and closed. What moved metal prices? How do the technicals look? By looking at important developments

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How to immigrate to Canada from the U.S. - Canada Immigration News

2021-10-18T13:00:00Z  |   by Cicnews.com

If your goal is to get Canadian permanent residence, you have a number of options depending on your individual circumstances, and your settlement goals. For starters, you will want to decide if you are going to Canada as an economic-class immigrant or family …

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LIVE: Market Coverage: Monday October 18 Yahoo Finance - Yahoo Finance

2021-10-18T12:58:09Z  |   by YouTube

#bitcoin #Biden #Stockmarket #coronavirus #memestocks #Fed#YahooFinance #investing #stockmarket #bitcoin #cryptoGet the latest up-to-the-minute continuous st...

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Stock market news live updates: Stock futures drop as inflation concerns outweigh earnings optimism - Yahoo Canada Finance

2021-10-18T11:58:56Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

Stocks were mixed on Monday in a choppy session after the S&P 500's best week since July.

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Posthaste: Why this TSX market bull is not completely sold on the sizzling oil rally - Financial Post

2021-10-18T11:42:34Z  |   by Financial Post

Plenty of spare oil capacity could could hurt aggressive energy investors

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A historical curiosity: A little piece of New Brunswick is in Nova Scotia - CBC.ca

2021-10-18T11:00:00Z  |   by CBC News

New Brunswick has had its share of boundary disputes over the years, almost going to war with the state of Maine in 1839 then squabbling with Quebec over Lake Temiscouata a few years later.

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ION announces preliminary third quarter 2021 revenues of $44 - 45 million, an increase of ~125% sequentially, driven by 3D strategy - Yahoo Finance

2021-10-18T11:00:00Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) today announced that the Company expects third quarter 2021 revenues to be ...

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'Haves and have-nots': Data shows opposing debt picture in Canada - BNN

2021-10-18T10:23:43Z  |   by BNNBloomberg.ca

​Following months of instability from a global health crisis, new numbers tell a socio-economic tale of two very different types of Canadians.

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The Go Train has left the station, but few actually 'go' - CTV News London

2021-10-18T10:22:00Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

The first GO Transit train to depart London left the VIA station Monday morning.

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Montreal sees another sharp rise in gasoline prices on Monday to $1.56 per litre - CTV News Montreal

2021-10-18T10:21:14Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

Another sharp increase in gasoline prices occurred Monday in the Montreal metropolitan area when motorists were paying as much as $1.56 per litre for regular.

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Instacart 'shoppers' baffled by shrinking paycheques - CBC.ca

2021-10-18T08:38:04Z  |   by CBC News

Home delivery has boomed during the pandemic. But the gig workers who have signed with Instacart, to go shopping for consumers and deliver the orders, say their earnings from the online giant are shrouded in mystery, and have fallen significantly.

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Apple employee, who was vocal on discrimination, fired - Al Jazeera English

2021-10-18T08:22:46Z  |   by Al Jazeera English

Janneke Parrish helped spearhead the #AppleToo movement to help employees speak out on workplace discrimination.

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China economy slows; officials say recovery ‘unstable and uneven’ - Al Jazeera English

2021-10-18T04:12:25Z  |   by Al Jazeera English

Officials say GDP grew at its slowest place in a year in the third quarter, amid power shortages and property woes.

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Vaccine allergy? Experts say most past reactions not valid reason for exemptions - CityNews Toronto

2021-10-18T01:07:34Z  |   by Citynews.ca

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'Brutal way to do business' says Unifor president on Stellantis assembly plant cuts - CBC.ca

2021-10-18T00:02:00Z  |   by CBC News

Unifor's president Jerry Dias says there was no consultation whatsoever with the union prior to Stellantis's announcement Friday that it would be cutting the Windsor Assembly Plant down to one shift and is vowing to get answers from the company this week.

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Contractor on beleaguered North Shore wastewater plant claims district owes it $100M - Global News

2021-10-18T00:00:15Z  |   by Global News

Metro Vancouver says the contractor hasn't met key milestones required for payment under the project's contract. The district moved to terminate that contract this week.

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COVID-19: Cancelled flights and tightened rules hit travellers from Vancouver to Hong Kong - Vancouver Sun

2021-10-17T22:33:59Z  |   by Vancouver Sun

Vancouver travel agent Glynnis Chan's client was on the Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Hong Kong last week where one passenger aboard was confirmed to have COVID-19 when tested upon arrival.

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The Rock reveals first look at 'Black Adam' movie - CNN

2021-10-17T22:33:53Z  |   by CNN

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson says he was "born to play" the DC Comics supervillain Black Adam. The movie is slated to hit theaters in July 2022.

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'Metaverse' focus of Facebook's European hiring drive - CTV News

2021-10-17T22:10:11Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more control in p…

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3 years after weed legalization, Ontario man still can't enter U.S. due to 20-year-old pot charge - CBC.ca

2021-10-17T21:37:38Z  |   by CBC News

It has been exactly three years since cannabis was legalized in Canada for recreational use and two years since a program to grant pardons for simple possession of pot was introduced. But what exactly has changed since?

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Medical experts debate use of adult Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine formulation for kids - CTV News Ottawa

2021-10-17T20:39:09Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

"I think that drawing out paediatric doses from the adult vials is not something that’s recommended at this point for a number of reasons," Dr. Theresa Tam said in her latest update.

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BRAUN: Christmas shoppers to face shortages thanks to pandemic - Toronto Sun

2021-10-17T19:51:09Z  |   by Toronto Sun

If you want to celebrate Christmas with gifts, a tree and all the trimmings, you should start shopping now.

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6 recent Vancouver Island flights added to province's COVID-19 exposure list - CHEK

2021-10-17T19:07:30Z  |   by CHEK

Passengers who were on a handful of recent Island flights are being warned about possible exposure to COVID-19. The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has added six recent Vancouver Island... more

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Why The World Still Isn't Ready For An EV Revolution - OilPrice.com

2021-10-17T19:00:00Z  |   by OilPrice.com

As skyrocketing energy and fuel prices weigh on consumers around the world, many are eying electric vehicles as a possible cost-saving alternative

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Cheap rapid COVID-19 antigen testing kits are on sale now in BC | News - Daily Hive

2021-10-17T18:58:00Z  |   by Daily Hive

From $9.99 per test. 🧪

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The Coach Outlet just dropped their holiday gift shop — and everything is on sale - Yahoo Canada Shine On

2021-10-17T18:02:04Z  |   by Yahoo Entertainment

Three cheers for the early holiday shoppers!

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IEA Director Energy Prices Will Continue To Rise Without Greater Investment In - OilPrice.com

2021-10-17T17:00:00Z  |   by OilPrice.com

Sky-high energy prices are weighing on the global economy, and if the world doesn't double down on renewable investments, it could get even worse

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'Strike-tober': U.S. labor unions are having a moment - National Post

2021-10-17T16:51:44Z  |   by National Post

Nearly 40 workplaces across the nation have gone on strike since Aug. 1, according to Bloomberg Law's database of work stoppages, almost double the number…

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Scotland: Facial recognition software being used in North Ayrshire schools - Metro.co.uk

2021-10-17T15:41:00Z  |   by Metro.co.uk

Privacy campaigners say it normalises the use of intrusive technology.

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Enbridge fails to meet aquifer cleanup deadline in Minnesota - CTV News

2021-10-17T15:24:32Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

Enbridge has failed to meet a deadline set by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for cleaning up a site where an aquifer ruptured during construction of the Line 3 oil pipeline, DNR officials said.

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An Unvaccinated Couple Died Of COVID After Family Members Begged Them To Get The Vaccine - Scary Mommy

2021-10-17T15:14:58Z  |   by Scary Mommy

The family is begging others to get the vaccine and avoid this tragedy

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Bitcoin futures ETF could send token soaring to $85,000, analyst says - Markets Insider

2021-10-17T14:26:23Z  |   by Business Insider

A bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund is due to launch next week and it's making the crypto industry very excited.

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El Salvador is set to use wide range of renewable energy for crypto-currency mining, country’s Hydroelectric Commission says - RT

2021-10-17T12:29:00Z  |   by RT

The world’s first state to make bitcoin legal tender, El Salvador, plans to use multiple renewable-energy sources to power its crypto-mining sites, the chief of the country's Hydroelectric Commission announced earlier this week.

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The global energy crisis has 4 possible paths through 2022: BofA - Markets Insider

2021-10-17T12:16:36Z  |   by Business Insider

As energy prices continue to rocket, Francisco Blanch of Bank of America provided Insider with four possible paths he sees through early 2022.

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Michael Burry discussed 'Big Short,' foreshadowed bet on GameStop stock - Markets Insider

2021-10-17T10:46:38Z  |   by Business Insider

The Scion Asset Management boss reflected on why he became a fund manager, and rang the alarm on excessive government spending.

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Lotto 649 jackpot rises to $10 million after no winning ticket sold Saturday - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

2021-10-17T10:20:19Z  |   by CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

No winning ticket was sold for the $7.4 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw.

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The world will not shake off chip shortage for another 2 to 3 years – China’s Hisense - RT

2021-10-17T09:18:00Z  |   by RT

The global chip shortage is here to stay, at least for another two to three years, the president of Hisense, one of China’s largest TV and household goods makers, says.

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New rent report lists Kelowna as 4th most expensive place in Canada - Global News

2021-10-16T23:23:17Z  |   by Global News

According to the website Zumper.com, the median price of a one-bedroom apartment is now $1,610 a month.

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Toronto area real estate agents caught illegally steering customers - NOW Toronto

2021-10-16T22:36:45Z  |   by NOW Toronto

Properties listed with reduced commissions sell for less or sit on the market for longer due to illegal manipulative practices

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Ontario's enhanced vaccine certificate system not accessible to marginalized people, advocates say - CBC.ca

2021-10-16T22:34:00Z  |   by CBC News

Advocates say Ontario's enhanced COVID-19 vaccine certificate system is not accessible for marginalized groups.

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Westbank Salvation Army celebrates grand reopening - West Kelowna News - Castanet.net

2021-10-16T21:30:00Z  |   by Castanet.net

The Westbank Salvation Army celebrated their grand reopening with the community on Saturday, after the store received a huge makeover.

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Tour inside the floating "McBarge" ahead of its comeback (VIDEOS) | Urbanized - Daily Hive

2021-10-16T20:59:00Z  |   by Daily Hive

A relic from Expo '86 could be coming back!

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Heavy rainfall warnings issued in Quebec | CTV News - CTV Montreal

2021-10-16T20:27:00Z  |   by Ctvnews.ca

Sainte-Adèle - Saint-Sauveur and the Quebec City areas are expected to receive between 50 to 70 millimetres of rain, while storms are in the forecast across the province.

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41 Tips And Tricks For Anyone Who Wants To Get Better At Doing Their Hair - BuzzFeed

2021-10-16T20:00:02Z  |   by Buzzfeed

Just get ready for your friends to make you the Designated Braider of the friend group.

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East Vancouver craft beer gem is officially the best in BC | Dished - Daily Hive

2021-10-16T19:44:00Z  |   by Daily Hive

Award-winning craft beer experience.🍻

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"Please don't trash my windows": Vancouver businesses beg for relief (PHOTOS) | News - Daily Hive

2021-10-16T18:46:00Z  |   by Daily Hive

Smashed glass downtown is a new normal.

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Ombrelle Canada recalls sunscreen products - CBC.ca

2021-10-16T18:27:24Z  |   by CBC News

Ombrelle Canada has recalled a series of Ombrelle Garnier sunscreen products have due to elevated levels of benzene.

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