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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If U.S. and Canada sign trade deal after strong GDP growth, interest rates could rise

Canada’s second-quarter growth figures on Thursday will provide the first glimpse of how the economy fared after the U.S. imposed tariffs…

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Canada Post says it lost $242-million in second quarter, blames pay equity

Canada’s postal service built a massive loss into its books Tuesday in anticipation of the potential cost of settling a…

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‘It’s not right’: Walmart criticized for charging more for plus size clothing

Walmart Canada is facing criticism for charging more for plus size clothing, a policy some shoppers consider an unjust “fat tax.”   “It’s…

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Lower shipments of cars and car parts push Canadian wholesale sales down in June

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales fell 0.8 per cent in June to $63.1 billion in June. The report was in…

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E-commerce giant Shopify bans sale of some firearms and accessories

Shopify is taking aim at weapons companies by banning the sale of some firearms and accessories on its platform. The…

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