Via Rail places nearly $1B train order with German company instead of Bombardier

Via Rail has selected Germany’s Siemens over Bombardier Inc. for a $989-million contract to build new rolling stock as the…

Continue Reading →

Breast implants sales pitch and truck driver training: 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 the Marketplace newsletter…

Continue Reading →

Every new car sold in 2040 will be zero-emission, B.C. government says

All new cars and trucks sold in B.C. in the year 2040 will have to be zero-emission vehicles, the premier…

Continue Reading →

Federal fall update expected to offer more support for struggling news industry

The federal government is expected to lay out fresh plans next week to support Canada’s struggling news industry. The measures,…

Continue Reading →

California electrical company stock plunges after revealing possible link to devastating wildfire

Shares in California’s electricity and natural gas utility are being hammered after the company revealed it doesn’t have enough cash…

Continue Reading →

Walmart ramps up self-checkout, scales down ‘scan and go’ shopping

In the race to woo customers with a seamless shopping experience, Walmart Canada is adding more self-checkout kiosks and revamping its “scan…

Continue Reading →

CRA phone scam and food sensitivity tests: 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…

Continue Reading →

Location is top factor for job hunters faced with steep housing costs

Cyndi Whaley and her family left Toronto two and a half months ago for Victoria. Toronto has more job prospects…

Continue Reading →

‘I feel cheated’: Telco customer set to speak on Day 1 of CRTC hearing into misleading sales practices

Shawn Ahmed says he knew he wanted to participate, as soon as he learned the CRTC asked to hear, in person, from…

Continue Reading →