Second Cup converting 2 Alberta cafés to cannabis dispensaries, will review rest of chain

The Second Cup Ltd. says it has started a strategic review of the coffee chain company despite reporting improved financial…

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As lending gets tighter, Canadians face threat of credit card trap: Don Pittis

This column is part of a series we’re calling Debt Nation looking at the state of consumer debt in Canada.…

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Testing truck safety and Canada’s top plastic polluters: 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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NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war

When the Trudeau government agreed to a revised North American free trade deal, the Americans said Canada also agreed to something…

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This is how much legal pot you can take on domestic flights

Travellers flying within Canada will be allowed to pack 30 grams of cannabis once legalization begins Oct. 17, transportation minister…

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Class is in session at Canada’s first ‘pot school’

The school year may be two weeks old, but there’s still a buzz at one college in southern Ontario over a program…

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Sobeys parent Empire Co. warns food prices will rise partly due to new tariffs

The parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc. was “a little slow on the trigger” to pass on the higher…

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‘Process is torturous’: Federal whistleblower says Canada doesn’t protect people who speak out

This Labour Day, former Employment Insurance fraud investigator Sylvie Therrien wishes she was still employed instead of being caught in…

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Argentina Central Bank hikes interest rate to 60% – the highest in the world

Argentina’s Central Bank on Thursday increased its benchmark interest rate to 60 per cent — the world’s highest — in…

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PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2B

Beverage giant PepsiCo on Monday purchased Israel’s fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion US, a boon for a company…

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