‘They kill jobs’: Meet Canadians who refuse to use self-checkout machines

Tom Eburne and his wife, Peggy, are self-checkout virgins. They refuse to use the machines, determined to keep cashiers employed.…

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Cannabis producer Aphria stock plunges for 2nd day as company rebuts short seller’s fraud allegations

Shares in Canadian cannabis company Aphria Inc. plunged for the second day in a row on Tuesday as the company…

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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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Ordering flowers online and funeral home upselling: 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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Drilling underway at $50M geothermal power plant near Estevan, Sask.

A major geothermal power plant has broken ground in Saskatchewan, with hopes of generating electricity by spring. The company leading…

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Fall economic statement sets target of 50 per cent export growth by 2025

Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s Fall Economic Statement puts more money where the Trudeau government’s mouth is on its trade diversification…

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Worst may be yet to come for cannabis execs, pot users looking to cross Canada-U.S. border, experts say

Marijuana has been legal in Canada for a month already, but immigration lawyers and cannabis executives say when it comes…

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Ikea’s latest pitch: Bring back your used furniture to resell for store credit

Furniture retailer Ikea has launched a new program that will allow people to bring back gently used furniture to be…

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‘Simons has just upped the ante’: Retail giant moves to $16 per hour minimum wage

The retail store Simons is raising its entry-level wage in Quebec to $16 per hour — a move that one expert…

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