Testing truck safety and Canada’s top plastic polluters: 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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What B.C.’s LNG megaproject means for 2 proposed Nova Scotia facilities

Some see it as a signal of investor confidence in liquefied natural gas megaprojects. Others say it could edge out…

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Canadians to spend more this holiday season, report finds

Recent trade uncertainty, climbing debt levels and rising interest rates don’t seem to be dampening holiday spirits among Canadian consumers, who plan…

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U.K. opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party would require large companies to reserve at least one third of the seats on their boards for…

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Papa gone? Pizza chain ad campaign stops using founder Papa John Schnatter

Papa John’s, which wants to distance itself from founder John Schnatter, is releasing new ads Tuesday that replace him with…

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Maxime Bernier’s new party stakes out classical liberal values: Don Pittis

In a phrase variously attributed to Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, the United States and Britain are “two countries divided…

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Canadian manufacturing sales top expectations, gain 1.1% in June

Canadian manufacturing sales rose more than expected in June, boosted by a 16 per cent surge in oil and coal…

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Elon Musk sued over tweets, proposal to take Tesla private

Tesla Inc. and its chief executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered…

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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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WestJet dispatchers seek to unionize

Flight dispatchers at WestJet are the latest group of employees at the airline seeking to join a union. The Canadian…

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