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Uber loses London licence over safety, but promises to appeal

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 11:54

London's transit authority has refused to renew Uber's operating licence over concerns about impostor drivers, with the ride-hailing company vowing to appeal the decision as it struggles to secure its future in the U.K. capital.

Bibeau meets with Saskatchewan farmers, urges end to CN rail strike

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 10:56

Canada's agriculture minister is urging Canadian National Railway Co. and its workers to reach a deal to alleviate the impact the ongoing strike is having on farmers.

Nutrien to shut down Rocanville potash mine for two weeks, blames CN strike

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 09:26

Agri-business giant Nutrien has announced its Rocanville potash mine will be shut down for two weeks in December and is blaming the CN Rail strike.

Wholesale sales up 1 per cent in September: Statistics Canada report

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 09:06

Statistics Canada says wholesale trade rose 1.0 per cent to $65.1 billion in September, boosted by gains in the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector.

EBay to sell StubHub to competitor viagogo for $4.5 billion US

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 07:14

EBay is selling StubHub to ticket seller viagogo for $4.5 billion. The addition of StubHub will allow viagogo to sell tickets in more than 70 countries and gives buyers access to a wider selection of tickets.

TD Ameritrade to be bought by Charles Schwab in $26B brokerage blockbuster

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 05:01

Charles Schwab is buying rival TD Ameritrade in an approximately $26-billion US all-stock deal, a blockbuster agreement accelerated by massive disruption in the online brokerage industry.

Yellowknife homeowners overcharged for insurance but can't get their money back

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 05:00

Some Yellowknifers say that for years they were overcharged for home insurance and that their insurance company, though it acknowledges the mistake, is not willing to refund them the extra money they were charged.

Luxury conglomerate LVMH to buy Tiffany for $16.2B US

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 04:16

Louis Vuitton owner LVMH has agreed to buy Tiffany for $16.2 billion US in its biggest acquisition yet as the French luxury goods maker bets it can restore the iconic U.S. jeweller's lustre.

Former Desjardins Group president Claude Béland dead at 87

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 03:23

In a statement, the company described Béland as a "humanist and philosopher" whose influence extended far beyond the world of finance.

New cabinet must make the best of an uncertain economic outlook: Don Pittis

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 01:00

As Canada's federal Liberals buckle down to their new term, markets hint that stimulus by central banks has helped reverse the worst of the global economic slide. But the OECD says more help is needed.

Trans Mountain monitoring anti-pipeline activists, labelling some as 'persons of interest'

Mon, 11/25/2019 - 01:00

The federally owned Trans Mountain Corporation is monitoring pipeline opponents and designating some as “persons of interest” who warrant closer scrutiny, according to internal records provided to CBC News. 

In B.C.'s interior, some businesses give up on downtown as housing, addiction crises continue

Sun, 11/24/2019 - 07:00

Downtown business owners in B.C.'s interior say problems stemming from the province's housing and addictions crises are making it increasingly difficult to operate, and some are pulling out of their city centres altogether. 

A high-speed internet cable runs by this man's house. But he can't get connected

Sun, 11/24/2019 - 02:00

Cory Emino was thrilled when he came home one day to see workers stringing up a high-speed internet cable in front of his house near Bridgewater. But when he called to get connected, he was told he couldn't.

Little-known EU passenger rights can mean big cash for Canadians on delayed flights

Sun, 11/24/2019 - 01:00

Many Canadians are unaware that they can collect compensation right now if they're delayed on a flight for three hours or more, departing from Europe.

Canada warned of fallout on Five Eyes relationship if Huawei allowed on 5G

Sat, 11/23/2019 - 08:03

The spectre of restricting Canada’s access to Five-Eyes intelligence, if the Liberal government does not ban Huawei from the upcoming 5G network, was raised Saturday as U.S. lawmakers delivered stern warnings about the Chinese telecom giant.

As Canada's video game industry booms, spotlight turns to working conditions

Sat, 11/23/2019 - 01:00

Despite high-paying jobs in a healthy and growing industry, video game workers in Montreal and across the country are burning out at an alarming rate — and advocates are calling for change.

Judge dismisses Subway's $210M lawsuit against CBC over chicken sandwich exposé

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 15:14

An Ontario court has thrown out a $210-million defamation lawsuit launched by Subway against CBC, which had reported the sandwich chain may have been selling some poultry products that were only 50 per cent chicken DNA.

Canadian official's email saying 737 Max software must go reflects 'working-level' view

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 14:52

An email sent by an official at Transport Canada urging Boeing to remove an anti-stall system involved in two 737 Max crashes reflects "working-level discussions" and was not reviewed by the Canadian regulator, the agency said on Friday.

Why you don't need blue light filtering lenses; Thrifting on the rise: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 14:28

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.

Alberta energy minister 'very encouraged' after meeting with new federal counterpart

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 13:26

Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is calling her first face-to-face meeting with federal Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan a "very good start." 


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