Day: November 25, 2018

Ordering flowers online and funeral home upselling: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday.  Testing ‘Canada’s official florist’ After hearing from Marketplace viewers, we tested one of the biggest online florists to see if what we bought would […]

Worry and frustration mount in Alberta as oil prices languish

The street outside Calgary’s downtown Hyatt hotel was teeming with pro-oil demonstrators Thursday, forcing police to close traffic along a busy avenue as the growing crowd spilled over the sidewalks.  While a business audience streamed inside the hotel to listen to the prime minister speak, the large crowd chanted, “Build that pipe!” and “Trudeau […]