With no budget for rural internet, nobody’s made a plan, auditor general says

Canada’s auditor general says people who live in rural and remote parts of the country don’t have high-speed internet access…

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Theresa May persuades cabinet on Brexit divorce, but Parliament challenge ahead

British Prime Minister Theresa May, calling it a “decisive step,” said Wednesday evening that her cabinet had signed off on…

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Trudeau told Trump in Paris he wants to ‘resolve’ tariffs issue before G20 in Argentina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used some face time with U.S. President Donald Trump in Paris on the weekend to raise…

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$509M paid to Sears Canada shareholders could be subject of court case

An investigation into millions of dollars in dividend payments to Sears Canada shareholders while the company was in decline could…

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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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