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Tim Hortons parent RBI names Duncan Fulton as chief corporate officer

Tim Hortons parent RBI names Duncan Fulton as chief corporate officer

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Restaurant Brands International Inc., the parent company of Tim Hortons, has named Duncan Fulton as its chief corporate officer, effective immediately. Fulton was president of Canadian Tire's FGL Sports Ltd.
Suncor says Syncrude to ramp up to full production in early to mid-September

Suncor says Syncrude to ramp up to full production in early to mid-September

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says production at the Syncrude oilsands complex is expected to ramp up to full production in early to mid-September after a power disruption in June that shut down operations. The company, which holds a 58.
Barrick Gold Corp. deepens ties with Chinese miner Shandong Gold Group

Barrick Gold Corp. deepens ties with Chinese miner Shandong Gold Group

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. says it's deepening its ties with Shandong Gold Group Co. Ltd. and will look at partnering with the Chinese company on potential acquisitions and asset sales.
Chinese exporters scramble to cope with US tariffs

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with US tariffs

BEIJING — Chinese exporters were scrambling Monday to cope with a plunge in U.S. sales while China's state press shrugged off the impact of Washington's tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute.
Nissan says exhaust tests were altered in latest scandal

Nissan says exhaust tests were altered in latest scandal

TOKYO — Nissan Motor Co. said Monday that it altered the results of exhaust emissions and fuel economy tests of new vehicles sold in Japan, in the latest misconduct to surface at the Japanese automaker.

Starbucks, citing environment, is ditching plastic straws

SEATTLE — Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company operating globally to do so.

Chinese tech giant Tencent plans US listing for music arm

BEIJING — Tencent, China's most valuable tech company and the operator of the popular WeChat social media platform, says it plans to spin off its streaming music service on a U.S. stock exchange.
'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

NEW YORK — Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office, with an estimated $76 million in ticket sales.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Convenience store catch-up Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. releases fourth-quarter and year-end results after markets close on Monday. The Laval, Que.
Elvis, Beatles memorabilia items on display at Hard Rock

Elvis, Beatles memorabilia items on display at Hard Rock

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.