Privacy watchdog warns of ‘critical tipping point’ as Canada stakes ground in digital economy

The federal privacy watchdog is warning the Liberal government that it must not trade privacy rights for commercial gain as it…

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Sears pensioners hope to recoup their losses in $509M lawsuit

A court decision has given Sears Canada retirees hope they can recoup some of the millions of dollars missing from…

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Oil production cuts are on the table. Here’s what that might mean for Alberta

Premier Rachel Notley says the plunging price of oil has become a crisis for Alberta, and she’ll announce a short-term…

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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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Problems with credit card insurance and checking juice labels: 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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How will Facebook keep people on Facebook? By helping them fall in love

For those who’ve been paying attention, Facebook’s growth appears to be slowing. It’s not clear why, but one theory is…

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Google says it will reform sexual misconduct rules

Google is promising to be more forceful and open about its handling of sexual misconduct cases, a week after high-paid…

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Ontario Cannabis Store reports data breach affecting 4,500 customers

The Ontario Cannabis Store says a data breach through Canada Post has affected information from 4,500 customers. In a privacy…

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