Higher meat prices in store for shoppers: Don Pittis
Butchers and grocery store owners can no longer continue to hold retail prices down, and that means consumers will soon be feeling the pinch, writes Don Pittis.Back-to-school now a 'game of chicken' between consumers, retailers
A back-to-school shopping season that has been modest at best shows signs of bleeding into September, with retailers still looking for ways to attract Canadian consumers searching intently for lower prices.Surprising number of workers choose to be paid in bitcoin
A small but growing — and surprising — number of workers are rejecting Canadian dollar salaries for bitcoin, according to an Ontario payroll firm.Feds reinterpret middle class data that painted Canadian dream as 'a myth'
Finance Canada has issued a rebuttal of a politically embarrassing report on middle-class economic woes compiled last fall by Employment and Social Development Canada, now finding Canadian middle class incomes have grown strongly since 1976.New Arctic Economic Council will try to shape development in North
The first meeting of the Arctic Economic Council begins Tuesday in Iqaluit, with the new group aiming to lay the groundwork for businesses seeking opportunities as climate change opens up the North.Vanadium battery technology could transform power grids
Batteries made of the metal vanadium have the potential to transform electrical grids and our ability to make use of green energy such as wind and solar power, CBC's David Common reports.