Thursday, February 29, 2024
Certain cellphone plans in Western Canada are not as cheap as they were prior to the Rogers-Shaw merger, Canada's competition watchdog says.Jeanne Pratt, the Competition Bureau's senior deputy commissioner of mergers and monopolistic practices, says the agency hasn't seen evidence showing Rogers Communications Inc. is offering comparable pricing for bundled wireless plans offered...
The company building the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion now estimates the project's costs will come in 10 per cent higher than its May 2023 estimate of $30.9 billion.That's according to a regulatory filing Trans Mountain Corp. provided to...
Rohith Krishnan was "bummed" when he found out he's not getting paid for the extra day of work during leap years. Employers typically pay their salaried workers the same yearly amount, whether the calendar year has 365 or 366...
Quebec consumers will have fewer choices and be paying more for everything from coffee makers to washing machines if the government follows through with its revisions to the province's French language charter.This is according to legal and industry experts...
Canada's largest pension funds, which hold trillions of dollars in assets combined, are trailing behind many of their international counterparts when it comes to shifting away from investments in fossil fuels, a new report has found.The report, released Tuesday by the...
Craving a Frosty? Better get it on a slow day if you're going to a Wendy's that'll be testing surge pricing in the U.S. The company recently announced the move for some locations as part of its new digital menus...
Cineplex Inc. has made almost $40 million from online booking fees, which are central to a competition bureau lawsuit against the Canadian cinema chain.An agreed statement of facts filed in the case before the Competition Tribunal shows Canada's...
The Alberta government's seven-month ban on new large-scale wind and solar power projects will end this week, but the province is unlikely to return to its previous status as a hotbed of investment.Alberta is known for its sunshine and...
An Ontario university is pulling dozens of vending machines that were tracking the age and gender of customers in the latest example of pushback against technology that tests the boundaries of privacy rules. The move comes amid opposition from University...
Olu Awoseyi remembers that sinking feeling after boarding a plane that he didn't have his three-month-old, pricey Samsung phone. Awoseyi, his wife and two children were returning from a vacation from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. They had just taken...

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