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…

Continue Reading →

Who wins a U.S.-China trade war? The one that loses least: Don Pittis

Who will win the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China? According to Canadian experts on China and trade,…

Continue Reading →

Tim Hortons owner strips disgruntled franchisee of his licence

The parent company of Tim Hortons seized ownership of four locations from a restaurant owner heading an unsanctioned franchisee group…

Continue Reading →

‘It’s a human rights issue’: Women fight for the right to be braless on the job

The “burn your bra” movement is back, this time ignited by young women shunning the undergarment not for political reasons, but…

Continue Reading →

Canadian Pacific moved more grain in past year despite extreme weather, backlog

​Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. moved one per cent more grain over the past year than in 2016-17, despite a frigid…

Continue Reading →

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…

Continue Reading →

New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes amid rise in prices

New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices. The housing market…

Continue Reading →

RyanAir pilot strike grounds 400 flights across Europe

Budget airline Ryanair said Wednesday it is cancelling 400 of over 2,400 flights on Friday due to a strike by…

Continue Reading →

Trade Tribunal finds subsidies and dumping of steel products causing harm

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal says it has found there is a reasonable indication that dumping and subsidizing of some…

Continue Reading →

Comcast blinks in fight with Disney for Twenty-First Century Fox

In a battle among media giants for control of Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, Comcast has blinked. The cable and…

Continue Reading →