Friday, April 26, 2019

Looking for bargains online? Who you are can affect what you pay

You know how after browsing online, the ads you see are suddenly about whatever you were looking for? Now a Marketplace investigation...

How companies use personal data to charge different people different prices for the same...

You know how after browsing online, the ads you see are suddenly about whatever you were looking for? Now a Marketplace investigation...

Aurora Cannabis buying greenhouse designer Larssen to push pot partnership plans

Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it intends to use its ownership of greenhouse design firm Larssen Ltd. to pressure other cannabis producers to...

Canadian house prices 50% overvalued compared to rents: OECD

Canadian households borrow more than people in any other OECD country, and house prices are at least 50 per cent overpriced than...

Uber hack latest example of why vigilance required to keep your wallet safe

For the 8,000 Canadians who had personal data stolen by hackers in the massive Equifax data breach earlier this year, trust and...

Passive income changes could net feds $6 billion, PBO says

Parliament's spending watchdog says Liberal changes to passive investment rules for small businesses could rake in up to $6 billion annually in...

Retail sales inched up in September, but only because of higher gas prices

Retail sales inched up 0.1 per cent to $49.1 billion in September largely because of higher prices at gas stations. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/retail-sales-1.4415657?cmp=rss

Streetcar production ‘dramatically increased’ at Thunder Bay Bombardier plant, but issues remain

Bombardier continues to ramp up production on its ongoing streetcar contract with the Toronto Transit Commission, but there's still a lot of...

Competition Bureau wants answers from Sears liquidators on alleged price mark-ups, says report

The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that some merchandise was marked up in price for Sears Canada liquidation sales, according to a...

Unpaid Zara garment workers say they still haven’t seen a cent

Workers who stuffed pleas into pockets of clothing sold at Zara say they still haven’t been paid despite promises of compensation. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/zara-inditex-workers-still-unpaid-1.4414831?cmp=rss