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Second Cup cannabis and Leafs fans shut out: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Second Cup partners with medical marijuana firm to open cannabis stores

Miss one thing this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and well being information you wish to have.Want this on your inbox? Get the Marketplace e-newsletter each Friday.Husband racks up pre-divorce debtBanks can building up your credit score prohibit — and you would possibly not even are aware of it. An …

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PC Optimum members get hit by points theft two times. Loblaws blames password glitch

PC Optimum members get hit by points theft two times. Loblaws blames password glitch

​Thieves proceed to scouse borrow masses of 1000’s of PC Optimum rewards points, and a few members have had the misfortune of being hit two times.The reason why? A glitch in this system’s gadget allowed a thief to stick in a member’s on-line account even after the preliminary theft was once found out …

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Who’s afraid of Amazon? Not this Canadian food retailer

Who's afraid of Amazon? Not this Canadian food retailer

​An Ottawa-based grocery chain believes the instant has come for its long-standing components of contemporary, native and ready merchandise, and it is introduced into primary markets, going head-to-head with the business’s giants.If not anything else, Farm Boy is appearing nerve and bold because it expands in a sector this is …

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PayPal is going after the big banks

PayPal is going after the big banks

It is exactly the more or less factor that assists in keeping the big banks up at evening: the Wall Street Journal reported this week that PayPal is quietly piloting a program that will permit customers to open conventional chequing accounts.The on-line cost processing company is certainly one of a couple of era …

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Pot stocks riding high on Trump commitment to support states where legal

Pot stocks riding high on Trump commitment to support states where legal

Canadian and U.S. marijuana stocks are riding high on information that President Donald Trump will support congressional efforts to give protection to states that experience legalized hashish, which is against the law south of the border below federal legislation.Licensed manufacturer Aphria Inc.’s inventory rose just about 15 in keeping with …

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Aimia investor to vote against re-election of board nominees

Aimia investor to vote against re-election of board nominees

A U.S. investor of Aeroplan operator Aimia Inc. says it plans to vote against the re-election of the corporate’s board of director nominees at this month’s annual assembly.22NW Fund LP of Seattle blames the loyalty rewards corporate’s deficient efficiency and plummeting proportion worth immediately at the board’s movements, together with …

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Toys ‘R’ Us stores in Canada, U.S. draw $890M bid

Toys 'R' Us stores in Canada, U.S. draw $890M bid

The head of U.S. toy corporate MGA Entertainment Inc. published Friday that he has made a proper bid to obtain the Toys “R” Us stores in each Canada and the United States.In a unencumber, Isaac Larian, the CEO of MGA Entertainment, mentioned the bid is for $675 million US to shop for the …

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Tesla will be profitable in second half of 2018: Musk

Tesla will be profitable in second half of 2018: Musk

Tesla Inc. will be profitable in the 3rd and fourth quarters of this 12 months and will no longer have to lift any cash from traders, billionaire leader government Elon Musk stated on Friday, using stocks in the electrical carmaker up.Tesla has already sought this month to minimize Wall Street …

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Average price of Canadian home fell by 10% in past year

Average price of Canadian home fell by 10% in past year

The moderate price of a Canadian home offered ultimate month was once simply over $491,000, a 10 according to cent drop in the past year.The Canadian Real Estate Association stated Friday that the quantity of properties offered additionally plunged, by nearly 1 / 4 from the similar month a year …

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In privacy combat, we’re asking Facebook the wrong questions

In privacy combat, we're asking Facebook the wrong questions

The U.S. Congress is not precisely the perfect discussion board to untangle the intricate weaving of Facebook, your knowledge and advertiser get entry to. But its explicit failings supplied a great platform for Mark Zuckerberg to perch atop an further seat cushion and deflect the dialog again to at ease puts.Most of the geriatric politicians available lacked …

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