Breast implants sales pitch and truck driver training: 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 the Marketplace newsletter…

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Poor weather prompts temporary shutdown of all N.L. offshore rigs

All Newfoundland and Labrador offshore facilities have been temporarily shut down as a safety precaution due to stormy seas and…

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Canadian gas prices fall as crude oil continues slide

Canadian drivers are seeing the lowest prices for gasoline in months, as a slump in the price of crude oil has…

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Encana to buy Newfield Exploration for US$5.5B

Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about…

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What a far-right Bolsonaro presidency in Brazil means for Canadian business

Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right, seven-term congressman, won Brazil’s presidential election Sunday, giving him a convincing mandate to radically alter politics…

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After almost a century in Nelson, B.C., the last Greyhound rolls through

Seventy-five-year-old Helena Petkau waits patiently for the Greyhound to roll into Nelson B.C.’s bus depot at the back of a…

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TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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WalMart removes third-party ad that described plus-sized women as ‘fat’

Amanda Hanson said she was outraged when she discovered an advertisement on Walmart Canada’s website that described plus-sized women as “fat.” The third-party…

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