Keurig and its competitors seek guilt-free ways to dispose of coffee pods
The explosive growth of those single-serve coffee machines is fuelling concern about what they leave behind: billions of plastic coffee pods piling up in landfills worldwide. Some Canadian companies are exploring recyclable or compostable solutions to appease shamed customers.Bombardier rail deal probed by South Africa's corruption watchdog
South Africa's public corruption watchdog is investigating whether questionable fees were paid to win a $3-billion train contract awarded to a consortium involving Canadian transportation giant Bombardier, CBC News has learned.Many temporary foreign worker visas due to expire, but Ottawa won't say how many
On April 1, temporary foreign workers who have been employed in Canada for at least four years will see their work visas expire. But just how many of them are there? The federal government won't release the number and no one else is sure.Canada's economy shrank 0.1% in January
Canada's gross domestic product shrank by 0.1 per cent in January, a weak showing, but better than what economists had been expecting.Ship-breaking work to shift from Asia to Europe
New EU plans to cleanup the dirty and hazardous work of scrapping old tankers and cruise liners will dramatically shift the industry away from the beaches of South Asia, where ships are typically dismantled by hand, to less profitable but safer sites in Europe and China.Meat sold in Canada not inspected as well as exports: union
Cuts to Canada's food inspection programs have created a "double standard," where meat sold to Canadians is not as well inspected than that destined for export, according to the union that represents inspectors.