Alberta premier to announce measures to deal with oil price differential

Alberta’s NDP Premier Rachel Notley will announce tonight what many expect will be a mandatory industry-wide cut in oil production…

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From at-home orthodontics to coconut-flavoured floss: Meet the startups disrupting the dental industry

For decades the experience of caring for your teeth looked something like this: Visit the dentist every six or nine…

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3 things to look for as Canada’s big banks reveal quarterly results this week

It’s the final quarterly earnings season for the big banks in 2018, when Canada’s biggest lenders tip their hands to…

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‘They should know better’: Funeral home chain skirting new rule with misleading sales tactics

Nearly two years after Marketplace exposed the common practice of aggressive sales tactics at the largest Canadian-owned funeral home chain,…

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‘A handful of little carnations’: Customers complain Bloomex’s bouquets don’t always arrive as advertised

When Pat Hodnett’s sister-in-law passed away last year, a bouquet of “cheerful” flowers seemed the perfect way to honour her…

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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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Oilsands companies pull back on production as ‘crisis’ hits sector

With no immediate relief in sight from a collapse in Canadian oil prices, Alberta oilsands companies are beginning to turn…

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Ontario ombudsman gets more than 1,000 complaints about cannabis store

Ontario’s ombudsman says his office has received more than 1,000 complaints about the province’s online cannabis store since it launched…

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg summoned to appear before session of U.K., Canadian politicians

The British government announced on Tuesday an unprecedented “international grand committee” involving Canadian politicians concerning disinformation and fake news, with…

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Greener coffee pods? Bacteria help turn food waste into compostable plastic

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink is a CBC News series about recycling. We’re exploring why our communities are at a turning point…

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