‘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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‘Striking’ APEC confrontation causes uncertainty ahead of G20

The opening photo call at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit Saturday turned out to be a useful roadmap for…

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Why tech giants don’t invest tax cuts in American jobs: Don Pittis

More than $100 billion US in tax cuts that were supposed to “make America great again” went into the pockets…

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Elon Musk replaced as Tesla chair

Tesla announced that Elon Musk’s replacement as its chair will be Robyn Denholm, currently chief financial officer at Australian telecommunications operator Telstra.…

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Research begins to turn bitumen into ‘radically different products’

A sharp drop in the price of Western Canadian oil has many in the industry looking for solutions. New export…

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RCMP looks into CRA and government inaction on privacy: 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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Honda recalls 1.4 million more cars to replace airbag inflators

Honda says it will recall 1.4 million U.S. cars to replace front passenger airbag inflators made by Takata. The company…

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Donkin mine drops appeal of sanctions for overpaying temporary foreign workers

The operator of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton has abandoned a court appeal and is accepting strong federal…

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Federal Reserve raises U.S. central bank’s rate to 2.25%

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year, pushing the…

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Amazon is 2nd U.S. company to reach $1-trillion market value

Amazon has become the second publicly traded company to be worth $1 trillion US, hot on the heels of iPhone…

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