A strong quarter from Under Armour was overshadowed by federal investigations into the company’s accounting practices. The probe, first reported by The Wall Street Journal, is seeking information that would reveal whether the sports gear maker shifted sales from one quarter to another to make its financial standing appear healthier.Read More →

Carbon taxes have been under siege in recent years in parts of the country, particularly with the election of premiers Doug Ford and Jason Kenney, who both campaigned hard on fighting the policy. To this day, the only way Alberta’s Kenney describes carbon pricing is as the “job-killing” carbon tax. Despite the sharp rhetoricRead More →

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. Nestle and Tim Hortons top plastic polluters. Again. Those discarded coffee cups and plastic water bottles are adding up. For the second year in a row, Greenpeace Canada says NestléRead More →

Beyond Meat has dropped from its website scary statistics about the health risks of eating meat that had been posted for months. The move follows complaints from critics that Beyond Meat was marketing its vegetarian burger as healthier than meat without the science to prove it. The California-based company said its message hasn’tRead More →