‘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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BC Hydro puts out welcome mat for bitcoin miners, but experts urge caution

In the last year, cryptocurrency firms have talked about adding as much as 5,000 megawatts to BC Hydro’s electrical load.…

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Regular women as lingerie models? Start-ups challenge Victoria’s Secret to get ‘real’

Tall, slim and sexy. Sunday night’s broadcast of the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show featured the usual suspects: supermodels in tantalizing…

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Alberta premier to announce measures to deal with oil price differential

Alberta’s NDP Premier Rachel Notley will announce tonight what many expect will be a mandatory industry-wide cut in oil production…

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Oil production cuts are on the table. Here’s what that might mean for Alberta

Premier Rachel Notley says the plunging price of oil has become a crisis for Alberta, and she’ll announce a short-term…

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Unhappy Second Cup franchisees sue coffee chain

A group of Second Cup Ltd. franchisees is suing the struggling Canadian coffee chain, alleging the company’s actions have been…

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Avoid eating romaine lettuce in Ontario and Quebec amid E. coli outbreak, health officials warn

The Public Health Agency of Canada is warning people in Ontario and Quebec not to eat romaine lettuce as it…

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California electrical company stock plunges after revealing possible link to devastating wildfire

Shares in California’s electricity and natural gas utility are being hammered after the company revealed it doesn’t have enough cash…

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New coworking spaces let you take your kid to work, every day

After having kids, Amanda Munday realized that child care was often inaccessible and unaffordable. That’s why she opened The Workaround,…

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Supreme Court clears way for Air Canada cargo price fixing lawsuit

The Supreme Court of Canada has cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit against Air Canada and British Airways to…

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