Nestlé, Tim Hortons named Canada’s top plastic polluters

Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines by volunteers in September could be traced back five companies:…

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Bitcoin mining uses so much electricity that one city will pull the plug during heat waves

On the day of the grand opening of the largest bitcoin mining project in the country, the weather was partly…

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Sobeys price hike and telcos defend sales practices: 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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B.C.’s craft beer taking off in Asia — where a pint can cost up to $25

British Columbia’s craft beer scene is booming — and not just locally.   Seven B.C. craft brewers now have beers…

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British government ramps up warnings to businesses in event of ‘no-deal’ Brexit

British firms trading with the European Union will face a tangle of red tape, possible delays at the border and…

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Twitter CEO says ‘people can form their own opinions’ about Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show,…

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After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook?

When Facebook posted its quarterly results on Wednesday, the stock market sell-off that followed was dramatic. By the time the…

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The Trans Mountain deal unpacked — what you need to know

The federal government is set to become the official owner of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project after failing to…

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‘Pay your age’ promo causes chaos for Build-A-Bear

Children’s toy seller Build-A-Bear was forced to halt a promotion that allowed customers to pay their age after the publicity…

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