Monsanto ordered to pay $289M US in California Roundup lawsuit over cancer claims

A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based…

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Credit card firms to trim merchant fees, but retailers group ‘underwhelmed’

The federal government says credit card companies have agreed to trim the fees they charge the country’s businesses by 10…

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Meet the kinder, gentler — and Canadian — face of Tim Hortons

The ongoing war between some Tim Hortons’ owners and their U.S.-based corporate parent is costing everyone: Sales have struggled for six straight…

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AltaGas shares fall after CEO David Harris resigns abruptly due to complaint

Shares in AltaGas Ltd. fell Wednesday after it announced president and CEO David Harris had resigned suddenly following an unspecified…

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Greyhound replacements and plastic that detects E. coli: 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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Life insurance companies no longer treating marijuana use as a high risk like tobacco

Some of Canada’s biggest insurance companies have updated their policies on marijuana use, and the changes are having a major impact on regular…

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U.S. isn’t trying to get Canada to end supply management, its agriculture secretary says

If an end to Canada’s supply management system for some agricultural products is part of the U.S. NAFTA agenda, it…

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A&W Canada to eliminate plastic straws from all restaurants

A&W restaurants in Canada will eliminate plastic straws from its locations by January 2019. The burger shack will become the first fast-food…

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Bombardier-Airbus C Series deal to close on July 1

Bombardier says a partnership that will see Airbus acquire a majority 50.01 per cent stake in the C Series commercial…

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