A desperate act: Imperial Tobacco Canada under fire…

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. A major Canadian…

A panic situation: Canadians out thousands of dollars…

Canadians hoping to travel to Saudi Arabia for the umrah pilgrimage are scrambling to curb their losses after the kingdom suddenly suspended entry for religious pilgrims over mounting coronavirus concerns, leaving travellers grounded and out thousands of…

Cuts are coming — how the coronavirus has…

Central bankers are waking up to dramatically overhauled expectations about interest rates, as the coronavirus that started in China and is now creeping around the world rewrites their plans as quickly as the virus spreads. Investors…

Looming lawsuits, threats of job losses and other…

This week saw the end of a nine-day marathon round of public hearings that pitted dominant cellphone carriers against affordability advocates and smaller carriers. The hearings, hosted by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), could lead the CRTC…