Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on Canadian marijuana company

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Marlboro maker…

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Battle of the food delivery apps and reselling Ikea furniture: 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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Bank of Canada raises interest rate to 1.75%

The Bank of Canada has raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point for the fifth time since last…

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Rogers, Fido and Bell call centre workers penalized for reducing plans, offering credits

There’s a reason telecom customers are often frustrated when they deal with a call centre — employees are penalized if they…

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Canada introduces new surtaxes to curb flood of steel imports

The federal government says it is imposing new surtaxes on some foreign steel to head off the threat of dumping.…

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$40B LNG facility is the light at the end of a long tunnel for Canada’s natural gas sector

On Tuesday morning, hours after LNG Canada announced it would go ahead with its $40-billion export facility on the West…

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U.S. securities regulator sues Elon Musk, alleging fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk on Thursday, accusing him of securities fraud…

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Cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands raises $85M following reverse takeover

An American marijuana company whose shares will soon trade in Canada has raised $85 million in a private placement, funds…

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