WalMart removes third-party ad that described plus-sized women as ‘fat’

Amanda Hanson said she was outraged when she discovered an advertisement on Walmart Canada’s website that described plus-sized women as “fat.” The third-party…

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Canada still short of police officers trained to spot drug-impaired drivers

The number of police officers trained to recognize drug-impaired drivers is lagging far behind the number that police chiefs said…

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Shares in MEG soar as analysts predict Husky will boost hostile takeover offer

Financial analysts say Husky Energy Inc. will likely have to sweeten its $3.3-billion hostile takeover bid for fellow Calgary oilsands…

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NAFTA talks ‘very likely’ on sidelines of UN General Assembly, Trudeau says

U.S. and Canadian officials trying to reach a deal on NAFTA are “very likely” to hold informal talks on the…

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Teck’s $20B Frontier oilsands project heads to joint review hearing

If it’s true that the era of mega oilsands projects is coming to an end, one proposed project stands as an outlier.…

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Nike’s Colin Kaepernick campaign a sign big brands think the future is liberal: Don Pittis

What if you went to an alt-right rally and had nothing to wear but a hat? As chaos at the…

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Twitter isn’t biased and Facebook’s getting better at fighting trolls, tech execs to tell lawmakers today

Twitter isn’t biased for or against any type of partisan but is working on ways to raise the level of…

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Venezuela lops five zeros off currency amid soaring inflation

Venezuela on Monday began to launch dramatic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro to rescue a downward-spiraling economy, including a…

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Canadian residents hit by Trump tax dealt a new blow

Thousands of Canadian residents hit hard by a retroactive tax signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump have been…

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Aeroplan adds airlines and buck a beer falls flat: 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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