Rogers, Fido and Bell call centre workers penalized for reducing plans, offering credits

There’s a reason telecom customers are often frustrated when they deal with a call centre — employees are penalized if they…

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Investors rush to patent genetically modified cannabis molecules

At the Hyasynth Biologicals laboratory in Montreal, scientists are working on the latest frontier in the cannabis business: genetically engineering…

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China avoids questions about Apple, Amazon chip hack report

A Chinese government spokesman has sidestepped questions about a report that its spies inserted chips into computer equipment that might…

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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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Trump, Trudeau praise USMCA trade deal they say will ‘grow middle class’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump are both talking up the benefits of a new trilateral trade…

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RCMP looks into CRA and government inaction on privacy: 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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Federal Reserve raises U.S. central bank’s rate to 2.25%

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year, pushing the…

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Owner of Sobeys, FreshCo, Foodland, IGA, Price Chopper buying Ontario grocery chain Farm Boy for $800M

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc. says it has reached a deal to acquire food retailer Farm Boy…

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Grocery retailers try new bag of tricks to slow sales decline

Supermarket sales in Canada decreased by 2.9 per cent year over year between May 2017 and 2018, according to Statistics…

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Pot stocks seesaw as report suggests investors, employees may be banned from entering U.S.

Shares in numerous TSX-listed marijuana companies were even more volatile than usual on Friday after an official at U.S. Customs…

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