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A year of mental health challenges after the Fort McMurray wildfire

cbc news - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 05:00

One year after the Fort McMurray wildfire, Alberta oilsands companies are still working to improve the mental health of workers and their families.

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European cheese imports serve up tough choice for Champagne

cbc news - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 05:00

More European cheese is set to ship to Canada tariff free this summer, as a hotly anticipated part of the EU trade deal rolls in. Now Canada's trade minister has a tough call to make: who gets to import this cheese? His decision sets up what cheese lovers will find on grocery shelves.

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Toronto homeowners cash out of hot real estate market amid uncertainty

cbc news - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 10:28

Many buyers and sellers are waiting to see what will come of Tuesday's scheduled meeting between Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa and Toronto Mayor John Tory, who are expected to discuss ways to rein in Toronto's hot housing market. Meanwhile, the Ontario government is promising to announce affordability measures soon.

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Overbooked flights and rising gas prices: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

cbc news - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 05:00

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you might miss some consumer news. We're here to help.

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The final frontier for online shopping: Fashion that fits

cbc news - Sun, 04/16/2017 - 05:00

Retailers are trying to combat shoppers' longstanding reluctance to buy clothing online. Because most people want to try on garments before buying, a slew of new technologies is aimed at giving consumers more confidence to jump in.

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P.E.I. family's 10-year-old son bumped from overbooked Air Canada flight

cbc news - Sat, 04/15/2017 - 18:00

A Stratford, P.E.I., family is speaking out after their 10-year-old son was bumped from an Air Canada flight during their March Break vacation to Costa Rica.

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Delta will offer up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats, United changes its policy

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:49

Delta Air Lines is letting employees offer customers almost $10,000 US in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the one that erupted at United after a passenger was dragged off a jet.

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Apple to test self-driving car technology in California

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 14:14

Apple will begin testing self-driving car technology in California, its first public move into a highly competitive field that could radically change transportation.

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Apple considers bidding for big stake in Toshiba chip business: report

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 12:10

Apple Inc. is considering teaming up with its supplier Foxconn to bid for Toshiba Corp.'s semiconductor business, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday - the latest twist in the sale of the world's second-biggest flash memory chipmaker.

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'Infuriated' United Airlines pilots blame security officers for dragged passenger

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:09

United Airlines pilots want it known that they had nothing to do with the incident in which a passenger was violently dragged off a United Express plane in Chicago.

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U.S. retail sales fall in March, second straight monthly drop

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:44

Retail sales in the U.S. dipped in March, but over the past 12 months, activity has risen 5.2 per cent, a sign that that the economy remains on stable footing.

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Straight-laced rules on pot legalization have parallels to end of Prohibition: Don Pittis

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 05:00

Government lawmakers are treading carefully over the business of recreational pot — just one of the parallels to the careful legalization of alcohol in Canada in the face of temperance objections.

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United and Pepsi face the withering glare of the internet

cbc news - Fri, 04/14/2017 - 05:00

Within the space of a week, two public relations disasters struck two different corporations. And while one company peddles soda pop and the other sells airplane rides, it turns out they both have the same Achilles heel — social media.

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Chevron said to be considering sale of stake in Shell oilsands mining project

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 17:17

California-based Chevron Corp. is looking at selling its 20 per cent stake in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project in northern Alberta, according to a media report.

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'Appalling' United Airlines incident won't be tolerated in Canada: Garneau

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 16:37

Transport Minister Marc Garneau issued a pointed warning Thursday to all airlines operating in Canada: forcibly removing passengers from overbooked airplanes will not be tolerated by the federal government.

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Pot stocks sell off in wake of release of federal legislation

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 16:10

Shares of marijuana-related companies sold off Thursday amid industry uncertainty in the wake of the release of the federal government's legislation aimed at legalizing recreational marijuana.

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U.S. to reveal on April 25 if duties will be slapped on Canadian softwood lumber

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:28

The U.S. Commerce Department says it will announce on April 25 whether it will impose duties on Canadian softwood, with any preliminary duties expected to be applied about a week later.

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Wells Fargo earnings flat in wake of sales practice scandal

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 13:35

Wells Fargo said Thursday that new checking account openings were down 35 per cent in March from the same month a year ago, while new credit card applications were down 42 per cent.

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Bill Morneau to meet John Tory, Charles Sousa on GTA housing prices

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:37

The average price of a detached home in the GTA is up 33.4% from March last year.

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New Rogers chief executive Joe Natale joining company sooner than expected

cbc news - Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:34

Rogers Communications has signed a deal to allow former Telus CEO Joe Natale join the company sooner than expected.

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