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New Uber CEO apologies for company's past mistakes, vows change

cbc news - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 08:42

The new CEO of Uber offered contrition for past mistakes on Monday, just days after London’s transport authority said it would scrap the company’s operating licence.

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After beating us at chess and Go, artificial intelligence is playing the markets: Don Pittis

cbc news - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 05:00

Can AI corner the market? And what happens when the computers decide we are on the verge of another great crash?

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In Windsor-Detroit bridge battle, billionaire Matty Moroun wins a round, but the fight is not over

cbc news - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 05:00

The Canadian government has issued a permit for the billionaire owner of the Ambassador Bridge to build a second span, leading some to question the Liberals' commitment to its own Gordie Howe Bridge project.

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Irma's hit to Florida citrus crop will put squeeze on your morning glass of juice

cbc news - Mon, 09/25/2017 - 05:00

Hurricane Irma bore down on the state's prime citrus growing regions resulting in widespread crop losses. That could mean not just higher orange juice prices for consumers, but a difficult recovery for the citrus industry.

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Union tables offer to GM in a bid to end CAMI strike

cbc news - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 17:57

The union representing thousands of striking Cami workers offered General Motors a comprehensive package on Sunday that could see the end of an impactful strike.

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Fate of Enbridge Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota goes to public hearings

cbc news - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:52

Minnesota kicks off public hearings this week on whether regulators should allow Enbridge Energy to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.

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How car dealerships upsell you: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

cbc news - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 09:00

Miss something this week? Here's the consumer news you need to know from CBC-TV's Marketplace.

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Report calling for end of gas price regulation flawed, says economist

cbc news - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 06:00

A Nova Scotia-based think-tank says gas price regulation has taken millions of dollars out of the wallets of drivers in Atlantic Canada, but an economist says the report is filled with factual errors and the methodology is flawed.

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Airlines rev up to offer discount airfares — but don't be blinded by the price, say experts

cbc news - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 05:00

Canadian airlines are lining up to offer the latest trend in air travel: cheap, no-frills fares. But experts warn that the discount fares may not always be the best deal for passengers.

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Q&A: How to avoid car dealerships pushing maintenance you don't need

cbc news - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 18:06

Following a Marketplace investigation, host David Common and expert mechanic Mark Whinton participated in a Facebook Live, answering viewers' questions about their vehicles and what actually needs work when at the car dealership.

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Pricey even with a contract: Wireless carriers release iPhone 8, iPhone X pricing

cbc news - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 17:33

If you sign up for a contract, the iPhone 8 starts at $229 Cdn and the iPhone X at $599.

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Chief Canadian NAFTA negotiator not expecting progress on auto content rules

cbc news - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 13:23

Despite tough talk from the U.S. about the job-killing impact of NAFTA on its automotive sector, Canada's chief negotiator isn't expecting to see a detailed American proposal on the matter during the latest round of talks to rewrite the continental trade pact.

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Heat Warning issued for Toronto

City of Toronto - Sat, 09/23/2017 - 12:01
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