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Hectic lives making meal kits delivered to your door a booming trend in Canada

cbc news - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:23

Home-delivered meal kits have are a food phenomenon that has quickly grown into a $120-million industry in Canada.

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U.S. inflation rate ticks up to 2.2% as Federal Reserve expected to announce rate hike

cbc news - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:05

Gasoline prices in the U.S. rose by 7.3 per cent last month, enough to push the country's overall inflation rate up to 0.4 per cent.

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Get ready to get dinged when you dine out next year

cbc news - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:00

Food prices are expected to hold steady for the next year — unless you like eating in restaurants.

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Ontario's new ticket sales law could backfire for fans, critics warn

cbc news - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 05:00

Ontario is on the verge of overhauling the way tickets for live events are bought and sold and some major stakeholders in the industry are warning the measures could drive online sales to the black market and offer less fraud protection for fans. But the government said it acted to put fans first.

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How an expected U.S. interest rate increase will affect Canadians: Don Pittis

cbc news - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 05:00

A U.S. rate rise today seems like a foregone conclusion, with more to come. Canadian borrowers should ask, "How many more?"

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Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:43

Prices for cellphone service in Canada came down in the last year, but not for heavy users in the vast majority of Canadian cities.

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TransCanada clashes with pipeline opponents at Nebraska hearing

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:34

Opponents of TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline argued on Tuesday that regulators in Nebraska had no authority to approve the line's "alternative" path through the state, and that the project should be considered dead.

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PepsiCo makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucks

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:08

PepsiCo Inc. has reserved 100 of Tesla Inc.'s new electric Semi trucks, the largest known order of the big rig, as the company seeks to reduce costs and emissions.

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MTY Food Group signs deal to buy Imvescor Restaurant Group for $248 million

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:29

Deal will bring together such banners as MTY's Thai Express, Vanellis and Manchu Wok with Imvescor's Baton Rouge, Pizza Delight and Scores restaurants.

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Ride-hailing service Lyft expands outside U.S. for 1st time to take on Uber in Canada

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:00

Uber rival Lyft launches today in Toronto. The two companies will begin a battle not just for customers, but also for drivers, as many plan to double dip.

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Cost of child care up by 20% in some cities since 2014, report finds

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 05:00

The cost of child care is rising quickly in Canada, in some cities increasing by as much as 20 per cent from three years ago and more than 10 per cent in most of Canada.

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Uber says 815,000 Canadians affected by data breach as investigation launched

cbc news - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 01:46

Uber Canada said late Monday that 815,000 Canadian riders and drivers may have been affected as part of its worldwide data breach announced in November.

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Judge hears stay request for ex-Amaya CEO, others

cbc news - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 20:33

Even before the first witnesses could be heard at a rare insider trading case that involves former Amaya CEO David Baazov and others, lawyers representing the accused attempted Monday to have the charges stayed.

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That Uber breach? Privacy commissioner is now investigating

cbc news - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:27

Personal information for more than 57 million of Uber's riders and drivers was stolen in 2016, and Uber still won't say how many Canadians were affected.

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Apple buys music identifying app Shazam

cbc news - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:30

Apple is buying Shazam, a popular app that identifies music for users by listening to a short snippet of it.

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'Tis the season for doorstep stealing? Shoppers vent about delivery security

cbc news - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:54

For some shoppers, having a package left at their home is preferable to trekking to a faraway depot that's always busy, but Facebook neighbourhood groups and news broadcasts are often reporting on thieves caught on home security cameras stealing packages left outside.

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