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Beef over Weather Network video needlessly pits agriculture against environment: researcher

2 hours 4 min ago

The online uproar over a video about decreasing beef consumption is unnecessarily pitting agricultural producers and environmentalists against each other, says a sustainable food researcher.

Expedia customer fights for $1,000 refund after being mistakenly told his flight was cancelled

15 hours 34 min ago

Customer Ian McGrath battled Expedia for almost four months to get a refund for a flight he was incorrectly told was cancelled. After CBC New sent an inquiry, Expedia refunded the money but says it's not to blame for the mishap.

Calls for regulating trampoline parks, new airline passenger rights: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

15 hours 34 min ago

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including new airline passenger rights, why glass dishes can explode unexpectedly and why parasites in your fish are no cause for panic.

THC slushies, pirate radio and the cannabis-driven boom in a Mohawk community

15 hours 34 min ago

Tyendinaga is dotted with renovation and construction projects, including several new gas stations and at least one new franchise restaurant, and much of it is attributed to the influx in cash from sales at cannabis stores spread throughout the community.  

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for a week to assess security

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 10:39

British Airways suspended flights to Cairo for seven days starting on Saturday to allow for an assessment of security there, the airline said in a statement, giving no details about what had prompted the move.

How LGBT renters in Vancouver are finding safe living spaces

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 06:00

LGBT renters aren't just contending with Vancouver's pricey rental market. There's an added worry: whether their sexual orientation or gender identity will hinder their search, and finding spaces where they feel safe enough to be themselves.

200 jobs on the chopping block at Ford's Oakville plant, starting in September

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:09

Ford Motor Company's Oakville plant is set to face about 200 layoffs beginning in September, the company says.

Federal government redoes child-benefit forms amid concerns 'at-risk' families missing payments

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:45

The federal government will roll out a simplified application form for the Canada Child Benefit this month — just as it gets a bump in value — after hearing about barriers for newcomers and Indigenous people who are eligible but don't go through the paperwork needed to get it.

Laurentian Bank phasing out tellers at most branches as of Monday

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:27

An era is about to end at the Laurentian Bank with customers no longer having access to teller services as of Monday in almost all of its branches.

Nike files countersuit against Kawhi Leonard over 'Klaw' logo

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:53

In the latest step in the battle between Kawhi Leonard and Nike, the shoe giant has filed a countersuit against the former Toronto Raptors star over his continued use of the “Klaw” logo.

Great news for those who hate the mortgage stress test — it just got a bit easier to pass

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 09:54

There's good news for anyone who has decried the new mortgage stress test rules, as the hurdle set up by Ottawa to save borrowers from themselves just got a bit lower.

'Create that spark': Software testing program seeks to increase Indigenous people in IT sector

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 03:00

Saskatchewan has a new six-month software testing program that aims to bring more Indigenous people into the IT industry. There are 14 students enrolled in the Professional Aboriginal Testing Organization (PLATO) program in Regina.

Who's really behind Toronto's chain of illegal pot shops that won't quit?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 01:00

They get raided by police and within hours are back in business. Toronto's CAFE, a plucky chain of pot shops, was built by a notorious fraudster and a Lamborghini-driving, Gucci-loving ex-wrestling champ, among others — though who runs it now isn't exactly clear

Alberta oil and gas producer cleanup cost estimates set too low, says coalition

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:19

Alberta's largest energy companies are underestimating how much it will cost to clean up thousands of oil and gas wells drilled over past decades, a consortium warns — estimating that the bill for just one energy industry giant alone would be $11.9 billion.

Canada's highest court won't hear WestJet appeal in sexual harassment case

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:45

The Supreme Court of Canada refused Thursday to hear WestJet's arguments to quash a proposed class-action harassment lawsuit launched by a former flight attendant.

It's next to impossible to pay the rent working full time for minimum wage, new report calculates

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 08:00

The odds of a minimum wage worker being able to afford a one- or two-bedroom apartment in just about every city in Canada are next to nil, a new report from an Ottawa-based think-tank says.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it seized foreign oil tanker

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 05:47

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday, just days after an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates disappeared off trackers in Iranian territorial waters.

No-deal Brexit risks deepening U.K. recession: budget watchdog

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 04:11

The consequences of a no-deal Brexit continued to pile up Thursday as the U.K.'s budget watchdog warned of a recession and diplomatic language appeared to break down between the two sides.

Hibernia platform shut down after oil spill off Newfoundland

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 03:28

Production was stopped on Wednesday evening after oil leaked from a storage container aboard the Hibernia oil platform off the coast of St. John's.

TD customers question how Visa Debit chequing accounts were compromised

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 02:00

The mystery of TD customers being charged for Spotify memberships and other charges without their consent has left customers worried their bank accounts aren’t safe.

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