The unintended consequences of Alberta’s mandatory oil production cut

One of Canada’s largest oil companies is listing a series of potential pitfalls from the Alberta government’s decision to impose…

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Government staffer named in Mark Norman document leak case suspended from job

A junior procurement official named in the criminal case against the military’s former second-in-command has been suspended from his federal government…

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Why many Canadians don’t love self-checkout

Brendan Best says self-checkout isn’t worth his time because something often goes wrong, forcing him to seek out assistance. “I would…

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Alberta plans to buy 7,000 railcars to ease ‘crisis’ in oil price differentials

Alberta needs to buy as many as 7,000 railcars if it wants to be able to meet its goal of…

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What soft earnings at Tiffany say about tourism from China

There was something missing at the luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. in recent months: Chinese tourists. While the company said…

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72-year-old woman forced off Air Transat flight after requesting a barf bag before takeoff

When 72-year-old Anna Stratakos asked a flight attendant for a barf bag, she never imagined it would lead to Air…

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Battle of the food delivery apps and reselling Ikea furniture: 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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Oilsands giant backs call for production cuts

The head of one of the country’s largest oilsands producers says Canada’s oil price woes are reaching an “emergency situation,” and on Wednesday…

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Canada Post makes new offer to employees as eBay calls on Ottawa to end strikes

Canada Post has issued what it calls a “time-limited” contract offer to its employees in the hope of ending rotating strikes…

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