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…

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Facebook says 50 million user accounts affected by security breach

Facebook reported a major security breach in which 50 million user accounts were accessed by unknown attackers. In a blog…

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Gap appeals to court for right to renegotiate leases in malls vacated by Sears

Two retail companies want an Ontario court to allow them to exercise their co-tenancy rights and change their rental agreements…

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Canadian business titan and Calgary Flames co-owner Clay Riddell dies

Clay Riddell, the billionaire oil baron and co-owner of the Calgary Flames, has died at age 81. Riddell founded multiple oil…

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Trump threatens auto tariffs against Canada if trade talks fail

Donald Trump launched a fresh auto tariff threat against Canada late Friday at a time when Ottawa finds itself in…

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Saudi Arabia freezes new trade, investment after Canada demands activists be freed

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it is ordering Canada’s ambassador to leave the country and freezing all new trade…

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Gatineau’s Hydropothecary, Molson Coors launch cannabis drink project

Quebec-based cannabis company Hydropothecary is partnering with Molson Coors to develop non-alcoholic cannabis-infused drinks in Canada. They will form a standalone company…

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Air Canada needs to materially raise purchase price for Aeroplan, says analyst

A group led by Air Canada needs to “materially raise” its $250 million cash offer to purchase the Aeroplan loyalty…

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Grupo Aeromexico makes $180M US bid for Aimia’s stake in loyalty program PLM

Mexican Airline operator Grupo Aeromexico has made a non-binding proposal to acquire Aimia Inc.’s stake in their joint loyalty program…

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Air Canada, CIBC, TD and Visa offer to buy Aeroplan

Air Canada is teaming up with three financial services giants to try to buy its former loyalty program, Aeroplan, from…

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