Wednesday, February 20, 2019

British airline blames Brexit for sudden collapse

Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/flybmi-collapse-brexit-1.5023003?cmp=rss

Machines vs. cashiers: Why shoppers are so divided over self-checkout

Where you stand on the self-checkout debate may be influenced by your age as well your view on whether the technology represents...

Oversold flights, the safety of breast implants and self-checkouts: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week, including our investigation into the latest method of...

Public agencies paid millions to national translation firm that stiffs its workers

Government agencies have given millions of dollars in business to one of Canada's biggest translation firms in recent years in the face...

Banning Huawei from Canada’s 5G networks could be costly for taxpayers

As the Trudeau government decides whether to join its security and trading partners in banning Huawei Canada from supplying technology to build...

B.C. gas pipeline on hold as company investigates Indigenous artifacts claim

The Unist'ot'en Clan of the Wet'suwet'en Nation says it found two stone tools where Coastal GasLink is currently building the camp that...

This car costs $1.1M. But for a growing number of buyers, that price is...

The Canadian International AutoShow opens in Toronto Friday. The event has landed manufacturers and exotic cars that other car shows have missed...

Mnuchin says U.S. had ‘productive’ trade meetings with China

Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators had "productive meetings," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Friday, as the...

U.S. trade talks with China to continue as Beijing meeting made progress

Talks between China and the United States to resolve their bruising trade war will continue next week in Washington, with both sides...

Warren Buffet’s company takes new stake in Canada’s Suncor

Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has taken a new stake in Canadian firm Suncor Energy and trimmed its huge Apple stake. Berkshire Hathaway...