How not to get hacked: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
Plus, an update on Air Miles
If you've been too busy to follow the consumer news this week, here's our cheat sheet. And you can get the Marketplace newsletter in your inbox every week.
Big banks, big problems
Now, the consumer watchdog wants to hear from anyone who has "experienced what they believe to be misleading business practices, or who have received a financial product or service to which they did not consent."
Here's one place to start: check your bank statements.
Bidding for business class
Here's a new one in the economics of getting out of economy class. Air Canada is introducing an auction-style system where passengers make a cash bid to upgrade their seat. The higher the bid, the more likely you'll get bumped up.
Business owners were told a show called Burger WarsCanada was going to put their mom-and-pop restaurants on the map, so they forked over some cash to the "producer." The host of the real Burger Wars was surprised by the news.
If you think your phone bill problems are the worst, maybe not.
A woman whose father died in November says that hours on the phone and two copies of the death certificate haven't stopped Bell from sending bills and withdrawing money from her dad's account.
What else is going on?
After a spate of recalls, this pot producer is taking extra steps to prove its product is pesticide-free.
How not to get hacked and an Air Miles update
And, if you're hoping to turn Air Miles into road miles in a rental car, they may not go as far as they used to.
Watch this week's episode online.