Sears aims to close up to 150 U.S. stores under bankruptcy protection, sources say

Sears Holdings Corp is planning to close up to 150 of its department and discount stores and keep at least…

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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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Instagram co-founders resign with no explanation

The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Chief executive Kevin Systrom said…

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Canadian cannabis companies invest millions in Pablo Escobar’s home turf in Colombia

Near the hometown of the late Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar, a growing number of Canadians are seeking their fortunes in…

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Grocery retailers try new bag of tricks to slow sales decline

Supermarket sales in Canada decreased by 2.9 per cent year over year between May 2017 and 2018, according to Statistics…

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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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Bank of Canada holds key interest rate steady at 1.5%

The Bank of Canada is keeping its benchmark interest rate steady at 1.5 per cent. The central bank’s rate, known as…

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Is there even such a thing as a ‘Made in America’ vehicle anymore?

One of the most popular vehicles in the United States is a perfect example of why it would be so…

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Tesla sues Ontario government, alleging customers denied incentives

Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Ontario government, alleging it has suffered “substantial harm” and lost sales amid the cancellation of…

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3 Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world’s…

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