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Facebook, eBay crack down on fake reviews at UK request

LONDON — Britain’s competition watchdog said Wednesday that Facebook and eBay pledged…

  • Jan 8, 2020

Hit the slopes for less: Discounted lift passes, gear are available if you plan ahead

Long before winter rolls around, Kelsea Krawetz is already plotting how she’ll…

Canada Revenue Agency’s tax call centres get a D on business group’s report card

TORONTO — The federal government’s tax information call centres have received a…

U.S. trade deficit falls 8.2% to $43.1 billion in November

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest…

Uber to let riders use pin codes to help identify right car

NEW YORK — Uber is offering riders a four-digit pin code to…

Canada’s banking chiefs offer outlook and priorities for the months ahead

TORONTO — Canadian bank executives are sharing their 2020 priorities today after…

Loblaw closing Laval, Ottawa distribution centres, affecting nearly 800 workers

MONTREAL — Grocery chain Loblaw Companies Ltd. has announced the closure of…

CES Gadget Show: Say ‘no’ to junk food with DNA wristband

LAS VEGAS — A wristband that will help you say “no” to…

Cannabis startup pulls out of CES tech show amid limits

LAS VEGAS — A Canadian cannabis tech company has pulled out of…

Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation

LONDON — Facebook says it is banning “deepfake” videos, the false but…

  • Jan 7, 2020

CES Gadget Show: Surveillance is in – and in a big way

From the face scanner that will check in some attendees to the…

  • Jan 7, 2020

Newmont drops Goldcorp from name as part of rebranding, raises dividend

VANCOUVER — Newmont Corp. is boosting its quarterly dividend by 79 per…

Another major US dairy, Borden, seeks bankruptcy protection

The U.S. dairy industry, the largest in the world, is under severe…

HBC shares surge after Catalyst, Baker group reach sweetened takeover deal

Shares in Hudson’s Bay Co. jumped nearly 10 per cent in afternoon…

Edibles, vapes and other cannabis products on sale in Ontario but hard to find

TORONTO — Ontario cannabis store shoppers with a hankering for edibles were…

Boeing’s checklist of 737 Max fixes grows with wiring issue

DALLAS — The list of items Boeing could be forced to fix…

Fuel spill at Montreal’s Trudeau airport as refuelling workers’ strike continues

MONTREAL — Aircraft refuelling workers with Swissport Canada remained off the job…

Optimity buys Carrot Rewards, plans to relaunch health app under new model

A Canadian tech company plans to relaunch popular wellness app Carrot Rewards…

CP Rail moves record 7.9 million tonnes of Canadian grain in fourth quarter

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway says it moved a record quantity of…

Canadian oilpatch hopes float on Prairie helium drilling prospects

CALGARY — A veteran of Canada’s ailing oilpatch is hoping a new…