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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Google to acknowledge privacy ‘mistakes’ to U.S. Senate committee

Leading internet search engine Google will acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony an executive of…

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U.K. opposition Labour plans to give workers a third of seats on company boards

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party would require large companies to reserve at least one third of the seats on their boards for…

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Why Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s $22 billion in back taxes

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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Sobeys price hike and telcos defend sales practices: 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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Hurricane costs increasing as more people choose to live in their path

As Hurricane Florence begins to hit South Carolina, the latest estimates on its intensity are coming in slightly lower than…

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Canada’s trade deficit shrinks in July, surplus with U.S. highest since 2008

Statistics Canada says the country’s merchandise trade deficit with the world shrank to $114 million in July, the smallest since…

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Union urges Ottawa to buy back Canadian Wheat Board from Saudis

A union representing transportation workers in Churchill, Man., is calling on Ottawa to buy back the Canadian Wheat Board from…

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Greece PM welcomes ‘liberation’ from bailout terms but tough economic decisions loom

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hailed the end of a “modern-day Odyssey” on Tuesday after Greece emerged from nine years of…

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Canadian economy added 54,000 jobs in July, mostly part time

The Canadian economy added about 54,000 new jobs last month, causing the jobless rate to fall two-tenths of a percentage…

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