Shopify sees 100 pot orders per minute on Canadian websites for legalization day

The Canadian online cannabis stores powered by Shopify’s e-commerce software are collectively processing more than 100 orders per minute, the…

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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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Argentina announces new taxes, ministry cuts amid turmoil

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri announced new taxes on exports and the elimination of several ministries on Monday in a bid…

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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis in sexual misconduct case

The billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, was arrested in the U.S. state of Minnesota on…

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When sorry isn’t enough — pressure grows on companies to apologize quickly in the age of viral content

Smartphones, social media, and the speed at which videos go viral are creating new pressures in boardrooms everywhere, whenever executives…

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Row over jailed activists won’t affect oil shipments to Canada, Saudi minister says

A row over human rights in Saudi Arabia will not have any impact on Saudi oil supplies to Canada, its energy minister…

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Loonie could brace for a return to ‘Dutch disease’ if oils stays strong: Don Pittis

This week’s startling jump in economic growth was due to just one thing. As economists and commentators fretted over a…

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China warns of retaliation if U.S. takes more trade steps

China’s government warned Wednesday it will retaliate if Washington imposes new trade penalties, following a report the Trump administration will…

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