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Canadian burger and root beer chain A+W has chalked up another year of same-store sales growth despite “economic challenges” in the Alberta and Saskatchewan markets. Posting its year-end results on Tuesday, A+W’s Vancouver-based income fund reported same-store sales growth of 3.4 per cent in 2016 over 2015, down from a 7.6 per cent sales growth rate in 2015 over 2014. The year-over-year growth comes “despite a challenging year for the foodservice industry in Canada and the severe downturn in Alberta...