It’s quick, convenient and ships right to your front door. But a Marketplace investigation found that you can’t always trust what you purchase online — even if the seller, platform or price seems legit. To test how prevalent counterfeits are online, Marketplace purchased dozens of well-known products — ranging from electronicsRead More →

Top federal government officials believe there is no imminent threat that artificial intelligence and robots will displace large segments of the Canadian workforce, newly released documents show. In work done last year, federal experts found the likelihood of a “doomsday” scenario where automation eliminates half of Canadian jobs to beRead More →

Whether you love or hate the idea of Boris Johnson’s sweeping victory in last week’s U.K. election, there is a potential bright side for Canada. Just as in our own parliamentary system that we inherited from Westminster, a party can win the most seats — even a commanding majority, like the British Conservatives — without the supportRead More →

Canadians appear to have a blind spot when it comes to distracted driving — they are convinced everyone else is guilty of using their smartphone while behind the wheel, but when they themselves do it, it doesn’t count. It’s a deadly type of denial. Distracted driving fatalities have surpassed those causedRead More →

Mark Zuckerberg arrived on Capitol Hill to push an optimistic vision of Facebook’s planned digital currency and its potential benefits to those around the world who don’t have access to bank accounts, but was quickly grilled Wednesday over issues confronting the social media giant. The Facebook CEO appeared before theRead More →

Rogers Communications is partnering with the man behind Apple’s retail experience to offer a sort of mobile Apple Store for Rogers devices. It’s another sign of the growing move away from bricks and mortar to an on-demand, convenient, personalized shopping experience, led by online retailers like Amazon and Wayfair. TheRead More →

As the world reaches for cleaner energy, hydrogen has long been viewed with a lot of hope. Often called the fuel of the future, the gas can be used to generate electricity and power vehicles. It produces water — not carbon — when burned. But among its challenges is the economics of producing the gas in aRead More →