U.S. Sears files for bankruptcy protection amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. Sears once dominated…

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Testing truck safety and Canada’s top plastic polluters: 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…

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Stock markets swoon as reality of rising rates sets in

The TSX and Dow Jones were sharply lower on Wednesday as fears of higher interest rates to come took the wind…

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Property Brothers producer Cineflix faces class action suit over unpaid wages

The company that makes Property Brothers and dozens of other TV programs is being sued for millions in regular wages as…

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Don’t delete your dealer’s number yet — legal cannabis shortage looms

Licensed cannabis producers have vaults of marijuana, stocked with thousands upon thousands of kilograms ready for Oct. 17, but industry…

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Cenovus shares get a lift from crude rail deals

Cenovus Energy Inc. shares increased nearly seven per cent after the oilsands producer said it signed three-year deals with Canada’s…

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U.S.-China trade war boosts sales of Canadian live lobster exports to China

Exporters and shippers of live Canadian lobster are reporting a huge growth in the number of air cargo shipments to China,…

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‘A public relations nightmare’: Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program

LATEST UPDATES: After publication of this story, Ticketmaster issued a statement to CBC News saying it was “categorically untrue that Ticketmaster…

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Toronto company offers cash to ‘cannabis connoisseurs’ to smoke

Getting paid to smoke pot is no longer a toker’s daydream. A cannabis firm is looking to hire five pot…

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Oilsands workers, Fort McMurray leaders disappointed with Trans Mountain setback

At a Fort McMurray diner on Friday, many customers sipped coffee and swallowed their disappointment as they discussed a federal court…

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