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Google suspends some business with Huawei, restricts access to Android updates: source

2 hours 38 min ago

Huawei says it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system.

'We're drowning in textiles': Shoppers turn to vintage fashion as ethical choice

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 03:00

As mountains of used, synthetic clothing are added to landfills around the world, shoppers are being urged to think more about how their buying decisions affect the planet.

The WestJet-Onex deal and Ford's class-action settlement: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 01:00

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including the potential impact of the WestJet-Onex deal and the class-action settlement over Ford Fiesta and Focus.

The psychology behind why few of us feel rich

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 01:00

It's human nature to compare ourselves to others and when it comes to money, social psychologists say most people have a big blind spot — we only compare upward to those who have more than us.

How a new mall in New York City is hoping to reverse the 'retail apocalypse'

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 01:00

As stores shut down in record numbers in the U.S., in part due to the growth of online shopping, landlords are having to get creative to attract shoppers. A new development in New York City is going to the source of the disruption by recruiting brands that started online to open up shop in its mall.

In tight labour market, restaurants turn to tech for help

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 01:00

Canada added more jobs last month than it has in decades — good news for job-seekers and the economy. But the tight labour market makes finding and keeping workers a struggle for some sectors, including the restaurant business, where some owners are turning to technology for help.

'It's everything we've always asked for': Steel and aluminum industries welcome end of tariffs

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:16

Representatives from Canada's steel and aluminum industries welcomed news on Friday that the government has struck a deal with the U.S. that will bring an end to tariffs on the two metals when they are exported to America.

Luckin Coffee, the Starbucks of China, goes public in New York

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:18

Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, jolted higher in its U.S. stock market debut Friday.

Canada, U.S. close to steel and aluminum tariff deal: sources

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:57

Canada and the U.S. are close to reaching a deal to remove steel and aluminum tariffs, CBC News has learned.

SNC-Lavalin nixes sale of 407 stake to OMERS, will sell to other partners instead

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 06:30

SNC-Lavalin says it has terminated a deal to sell 10 per cent of Ontario toll highway 407 to the OMERS pension plan, and will instead sell the stake to another partner, Spanish transportation firm Ferrovial.

What the Boeing Max 8 groundings could mean for summer travel

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 01:00

With the holidays beckoning, airlines, analysts and travel agents weigh in on what flyers can expect this summer with the Boeing Max 8 jetliners still grounded.

Weight loss 'grants' program fails to pay up after participants shed pounds

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 01:00

Some Canadians who responded to national TV and radio ads that promised to pay people to lose weight say when it came time to deliver, the so-called Weight Loss Grants Program wouldn't pay out, or dragged claims out for months before cutting a cheque.

Industry, Kenney pleased with energy-friendly proposed revamp of Bill C-69

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:46

On Thursday, the Senate energy committee approved nearly 200 amendments to Bill C-69, pleasing both Alberta's premier and the energy industry.

Boeing says software update for 737 Max is complete

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:51

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max, moving a step closer to getting the plane back in the sky.

High household debt, possible housing market shocks are main risks to the economy: Bank of Canada

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:07

Stephen Poloz, governor of the Bank of Canada, will speak to reporters after sharing the details of the central bank's latest financial review Thursday.

Air Canada in exclusive talks to buy Air Transat

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 05:19

Air Canada is in exclusive negotiations to buy the company that owns Air Transat, the companies say.

Playground lessons for dealing with trade bullies: Don Pittis

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:00

Canada has been good to both China and the U.S., but as the two trade titans focus on one another, both are treating Canada with disdain. While we feel powerless, there are strategies for dealing with bullies.

Why the Canada Pension Plan will still be solvent — and then some — when you retire

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:00

Financial advisers say there is a misconception that the government can dip into the money, as well as unfounded worry over whether it might run out as the baby boomers all enter retirement and begin drawing their pensions. People also are confused over how much they'll get.

Why are politicians still terrified of taxing Netflix?

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:00

Stephen Harper made it next to impossible heading into the 2015 election for any political party to propose a tax on Netflix, Google and other foreign online services. But two provinces are now charging sales tax on those foreign media companies, suggesting that at least some governments now see the economic benefits outweighing the political risks.

Bank of Canada reports today on climate risks facing nation's financial system

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:00

The Bank of Canada's latest financial system review report is being released today — and it's expected to be the first ever to explore the threat climate change poses to the country's financial system.

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