Privacy watchdog warns of ‘critical tipping point’ as Canada stakes ground in digital economy

The federal privacy watchdog is warning the Liberal government that it must not trade privacy rights for commercial gain as it…

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Quora says hackers stole information on 100 million users

Question-and-answer website Quora.com says hackers have gained access to encrypted passwords and user IDs for as many as 100 million of…

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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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Union chief meets with Trudeau today to push for action on GM plant closure

The president of the largest private sector union in Canada meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today, still vowing to…

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Zero-emission rules mean fewer electric car choices for most Canadians: Don Pittis

Canadians trying to buy the electric vehicle of their choice in many parts of the country are finding it almost impossible — and a…

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Distracted too often by your smartphone? This company thinks it can help

Some of the best known companies in the world have tried — and failed — to market smartglasses to consumers, but a…

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CRTC pitches internet code of conduct for telecom providers

Canada’s telecommunications regulator is inviting public comments on the creation of an internet code of conduct for service providers to…

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Elon Musk offers free rides through L.A. transit tunnel

Elon Musk says he plans to offer the public free rides through a tunnel he bored under a Los Angeles suburb…

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U.S. border patrol warns ‘amnesty’ for pot convictions doesn’t guarantee entry

A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. despite Canada’s…

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