Canadian companies are overconfident when it comes to cyberattacks, study finds

Canadian companies tend to be overconfident or unprepared to protect sensitive information from data breaches — mostly because they have…

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RCMP looks into CRA and government inaction on privacy: 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…

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Mark Carney agrees to stay at Bank of England until January 2020

The Bank of England’s Mark Carney agreed Tuesday to extend his period as governor by six months until January 2020 to…

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Former Enron CEO released from prison to halfway house

Jeffrey Skilling, the former chief executive officer of Enron who received a 24-year prison sentence for his role in the…

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Aeroplan adds airlines and buck a beer falls flat: 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…

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Facebook sees biggest stock market value drop in history as growth slows

Facebook lost more than $100 billion US in market value Thursday after the social media company posted earnings a day…

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Walmart pulls T-shirts with ‘vile’ product descriptions about female hockey groupies

Walmart Canada has pulled a line of women’s T-shirts from its website after fielding complaints that their accompanying product descriptions…

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Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.5%, noting trade tensions

The Bank of Canada has decided to raise its benchmark interest rate to 1.5 per cent. Every six weeks, the…

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Auto tariffs would be ‘catastrophic’ to Canada and cost 100,000 jobs, dealers warn

The U.S. government threat to put a tariff on all Canadian-made vehicles would be ‘catastrophic’ to Canada’s economy, costing 100,000…

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Dell to go public again after 5 years as a private company

Dell is going public again after a five-year sojourn as a privately held company. In the $21.7 billion agreement announced…

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