Tuesday, March 26, 2019

German family to donate €10M after learning extent of Nazi past

One of Germany's richest families plans to donate millions to charity after learning about their ancestors' enthusiastic support of Adolf Hitler and...

When Airbnb goes bad, grounded planes and limiting doctor visits: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat...

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including what happens when Airbnb goes bad, safety...

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges gets creditor protection in $15B Quebec lawsuit

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges has become the third tobacco company to receive a temporary reprieve from compensating 100,000 Quebec smokers after securing...

‘I hope to be part of the solution’: Albertans rethink approach to energy, environment

The Alberta energy sector's future is cloudy, but some are banking on an economy based on world-leading bright ideas. Energy Futures Lab...

‘I felt like a criminal’: Airbnb hosts ask guests to lie, sneak around in...

Use the back door. Avoid the lobby if you're carrying luggage. Don't talk to neighbours. Say you're visiting a cousin. And most...

Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order after crash

In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer's...

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/westjet-sticking-with-boeing-737-max-once-planes-certified-to-fly-1.5068538?cmp=rss

U.S. Midwest flooding cost estimated at more than $3B

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said Friday that recent flooding in the state has caused an estimated $1.6 billion US in damage, pushing...

U.S. bond yields just inverted — here’s why that matters

One of the most closely watched predictors of a potential recession just yelped even louder. The signal lies within the bond market,...

‘I didn’t want to be ridiculed’: The emotional toll of microaggressions at work

Karlyn Percil-Mercieca says experiencing racial microaggressions at work in Toronto's financial district impacted her mental health. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/outintheopen/if-truth-be-told-1.5047216/i-didn-t-want-to-be-ridiculed-the-emotional-toll-of-microaggressions-at-work-1.5066558?cmp=rss