‘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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Huawei is ‘growing astronomically’ despite allegations it spies for China

The arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer is just the latest controversy to hit the tech giant which has been accused of…

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Sask. construction industry loses 14,000 jobs over 3 years, association says

Trevor Stein’s company spent nearly a year wiring new apartment complexes in Saskatoon’s Stonebridge neighbourhood. After Stein invoiced the owner, Block…

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Why many Canadians don’t love self-checkout

Brendan Best says self-checkout isn’t worth his time because something often goes wrong, forcing him to seek out assistance. “I would…

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How did Black Friday eclipse Boxing Day in Canada?

The once-uniquely American shopping tradition of Black Friday is now bigger in Canada than Boxing Day. That’s according to the Retail…

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CMHC forecasts housing starts and sales to decline over next two years

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the country’s real estate market is expected to moderate over the next two years…

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Fatphobia in the workplace can be career limiting and psychologically harmful

When a person competes for a job, the hope is that they will be measured by their talent and ability,…

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Encana to buy Newfield Exploration for US$5.5B

Encana Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Newfield Exploration Co. in an all-stock offer it said was worth about…

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Locking in your mortgage could save you money, but it depends on your plans

Homeowners with variable-rate mortgages have seen their rates rise over the past year as the Bank of Canada has raised…

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WestJet bans staff in ‘safety-sensitive’ jobs from off-duty cannabis use

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says it will follow the lead of rival Air Canada in banning pot use for staff in…

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