‘They kill jobs’: Meet Canadians who refuse to use self-checkout machines

Tom Eburne and his wife, Peggy, are self-checkout virgins. They refuse to use the machines, determined to keep cashiers employed.…

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Unemployment reaches 40-year low with 94,100 new jobs added in November

A blast of 94,100 new jobs last month has knocked the country’s unemployment rate down to 5.6 per cent —…

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Breast implants sales pitch and truck driver training: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter…

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With three days to go until signing ceremony, USMCA text still not final

Three days away from the target date for all three countries to officially sign the revised North American trade agreement,…

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Failed bidder files trade challenge against Ottawa’s frigate design pick

The federal government’s decision to select a group of companies led by Lockheed Martin Canada to design and support the…

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Liberals cut taxes, mend fences with Canadian businesses

It probably shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Canadian businesses are happy with the federal government’s fall economic update.…

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Ready for anything — the business advantage of military experience: Don Pittis

Maybe Jay McArthur would never have had a chance to start his Brighton, Ont., home inspection business had he not…

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Walmart ramps up self-checkout, scales down ‘scan and go’ shopping

In the race to woo customers with a seamless shopping experience, Walmart Canada is adding more self-checkout kiosks and revamping its “scan…

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Alberta Energy Regulator spent more than $14,000 flying boss to weekly meetings

The chief executive of Alberta’s oil and gas regulator no longer lives in the province and the organization is spending…

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