Category: Business

Loblaws male cashier files grievance over pigtail ban, a controversial story dividing CBC readers

Categories: Business, Canada, Health, Transparency

si_pigtails.jpgAre pigtails a form of self-expression, a food and safety hazard or an outright unhygienic hairdo? 

Readers share their own layoff stories after Tim Hortons cuts

Categories: Business, Community

Tim Hortons Burger KingOur story about a Tim Hortons manager who says she didn't see the company's mass layoffs coming got the CBC News audience talking about their own experiences with job cuts.

New CBC Series: Next Gen Den, Dragons' Den for the Digital Age

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Business, Canada

Dragons' Den presents the Next Gen Den, targeting Canadian business start-ups through an online platform.

CBC readers divided on definition of middle class: is it $120,000 as feds suggest?

Categories: Business, Canada, Politics, Transparency

  1. Statistics Canada says the median 2012 income level for families of at least two people was $82,100, including government transfers BUT before taxes. (This measure includes families without kids.)

#BreakfastTest The Juicy Secrets behind Orange Juice, CBC's Marketplace investigates

Categories: Business, Canada, Health, Transparency

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    Is what I'm eating actually healthy? Do the contents of what I'm buying line up with the marketing of this product? How do I know exactly what I'm putting into my body? These, and other questions, will be addressed in the latest episode of Marketplace tonight on CBC at 8pm ET

Canadians bid adieu to Target, pine for Zellers

Categories: Business, Community

si_oscars2015.jpgTarget Canada announced its plan this morning to close all its stores and halt operations, and Canadians responded on social media, with #Target trending across Canada, along with "Zellers."

Hollywood, Barack Obama, react to FBI blaming Sony hack on North Korea

Categories: Business, Canada, Transparency, World

si_kim.jpgU.S. investigators have concluded that North Korea was behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, according the FBI. 

CBC readers offer solutions to huge cost of obesity

Categories: Business, Canada, Community, Health, Transparency, World


Nearly half the world's adults will be overweight or obese by 2030 should present trends continue

To Uber? Or not to Uber? That is the question

Categories: Business, Canada, Community, Transparency, World

si_Uber.jpgRide service causes tension in major Canadian cities

#BandAid30 One Direction, Bono, Sinead O'Connor help fight Ebola

Categories: Business, Community, Politics, Transparency, World

It's that time of year! Holiday celebrity altruism is back in full force. This year's incarnation stems from the marriage of insidious Christmas music and the Ebola crisis.