Bombardier CEO defends layoffs, insists they are necessary

The head of Bombardier Inc. is defending his move to lay off 5,000 workers — 3,000 of them in Canada…

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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…

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Is German FlixBus the fix for Canada’s bus woes?

For many, the signature silver dog of Greyhound is the symbol of bus travel.       But that iconic image might…

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Britain plans to introduce digital tax on internet giants

Britain said it would tax the revenue that online platforms such as Google, Facebook and Amazon make in the country…

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U.S. cannabis stock Curaleaf debuts in Toronto

U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf Holdings Inc opened lower in its trading debut in Toronto on Monday after amassing $400 million…

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Are investors right to finally be worried about higher interest rates?

One of the big fears that sparked a sell-off in stock markets last week seems to be surfacing again this week. Investors…

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Bank of Canada survey says Canadian businesses are optimistic

A new Bank of Canada poll suggested Monday that companies are optimistic about the year ahead — especially when it…

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Rogers, Fido and Bell call centre workers penalized for reducing plans, offering credits

There’s a reason telecom customers are often frustrated when they deal with a call centre — employees are penalized if they…

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IMF cuts world economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019

The International Monetary Fund has cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, saying that trade policy tensions and…

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Free trade deal gives Canadian broadcasters power to block U.S. Super Bowl ads again

The new trade pact between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico may make trade freer between the three countries, but that…

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