Feb 29th, 2008
Air Milers Say They Are Getting Hosed
In the race to redeem their Air Miles before they expire, many collectors are expressing frustrations about limited rewards options. "You're pretty much hosed," claims Toronto collector John MacKenzie. At the close of 2011, Air Miles introduced a...
Mar 12th, 2017 by tay
This is why I have CAA
"All they said is, 'Don't worry about it, the insurance company will pay for it,'" Hollo said. When Hollo called the dealership the next day, he got a shock. "They were asked for $4287.50 plus tax, plus money for storage," he said. "They weren't...
Mar 10th, 2017 by tay
Plan ahead for funerals to avoid ripoffs
Investigation finds big markups, confusing charges and pushy tactics at major funeral home chain When Judy Wood's sister, Diana Parent, died at age 56, the family knew what she wanted: a simple cremation and a celebration. But when Wood went to...
Feb 26th, 2017 by tay
Pick up the Effing Phone and ask if it's Legit
Are people just getting dumber by the day or will we learn that this was an inside job with the Treasurer as an accomplice? I'm not involved with minor hockey but for what reason would there be a request for $145,000.00 IMMEDIATELY? If I was the...
Canadian Tire Hacked
Watch your credit cards if you have a CC one.... EXCLUSIVE: Canadian Tire website breached, consumer accounts in question | Globalnews.ca
High Risk Baby Food Recall In Canada
The CFIA issued a "high-risk" release Saturday which warned that 128 millilitre packets of the baby food with Oct. 31, 2017 expiry date stamped on the label should not be used because they could contain the bacteria which produces botulism. Loblaw...
Jan 28th, 2017 by Cannuck
Can You Hear Me?’ Scam Growing
All of us, our natural response is to say, 'Yes,' or 'Sure,' or 'Yes I can,' said Hughes, but she says this is exactly what you do not want to do. Police say scammers record your "yes" response. In one variation of the scam documented by the Better...
"Shimmers" are the newest form of credit card skimmers
Consumers and retailers be on guard: there's a new and more devious way for fraudsters to steal your credit and debit card information. "Shimmers" are the newest form of credit card skimmers, only smaller, more powerful and practically impossible to...
Toyota to Pay $3.4 Billion for Rusty Frames
Toyota is settling the class action lawsuit brought by the owners of Toyota Tacomas, Tundras, and Sequoias by paying $3.4 billion to cover approximately 1.5 million trucks. The settlement was reportedly reached on Oct 31, 2016. The following trucks...
Samsung Recalling 2.8 Million Washing Machines
Were talking about ... a very serious hazard of the top of these washing machines completely blowing off, Elliot Kaye Kaye said the tops of the affected units werent secured enough based on a design failure. And the top just completely blows off....
Nov 4th, 2016 by Goober
Fiat Chrysler To Buy Back Defective Vehicles
Fiat Chrysler To Buy Back Defective Vehicles Meanwhile in Canada the consumer is screwed. You can blame every past Govt and the present one for not improving laws and protecting consumers. The auto makers have to much political weight for this to...
Oct 19th, 2016 by Cannuck
Be Careful At The Gas Pump
An online video showing a Petro-Canada pumping station in Laval charging clients even when they weren't fuelling their car has gone viral, with more than one million views since it was posted Oct. 6. Saint-Eustache resident Dylan Fisher took two videos...
The outrage in your credit card's fine print
The outrage in your credit card's fine print By: Webmaster Tags: ECONOMY LINK:: GO TO ORIGINAL ARTICLE During the housing bubble, credit-card vendors inflated interest rates even as the Fed slashed them and found increasingly sneaky ways...
$30 to Make a DIY EpiPen
The recent furor over the drug company Mylan jacking up the price of lifesaving EpiPens has brought out the biohackers. A team of DIY enthusiasts calling themselves Four Thieves Vinegar have published plans that will allow anyone to build a device to...
Sep 22nd, 2016 by tay
HP Owners Blocked From Cheap Printer Ink
HP is copping with an international backlash after thousands of owners of its printers were suddenly blocked from using cheaper, third-party ink cartridges. And consumer advocacy group Choice says it will begin investigating whether HP has breached...
Sep 17th, 2016 by petros
Acetaminophen is the most common cause of liver injury
in Canada. Health Canada's new labelling rules for acetaminophen are not strict enough, and the extra-strength products should be removed from store shelves, some doctors say. Acetaminophen is one of the most widely used pain and fever relievers in...
Sometimes it worth paying extra for shipping
There are couriers who will go directly to the consignee. Yes it costs more and they may insist on a wooden crate but..... A Winnipeg woman says she is outraged after finding out a courier she used to ship an heirloom painting to her nephew in Montreal...
Will look great with your $1,125 patched up shirt
and $1,125 "army jacket lounge pants." Golden Goose pink distressed suede Superstar low-top sneakers detailed at vamp and counter with duct tape. $525.00 1"/25mm midsole (approximately)Rounded toe, metallic silver debossed lettering at lightly...
Aug 12th, 2016 by MHz
Cyclospora outbreak possibly linked to imported produce
The bug is spread by people ingesting food contaminated with feces, which public health officials call poor toileting practices farm workers defecating in fields, or not washing their hands after a bowel movement, for example. The federal government...
Advice for designating a power of attorney
I will be forever haunted by the memory of the look of horror on my mothers face when she saw the balance on her TD account was $14.54, Royales other son Ron Klimitz said in a victim impact statement he prepared for the sentencing. Solomon Klimitz...
Planned obsolescence of the LED
In 1924, representatives of the world's leading lightbulb manufacturers formed Phoebus, a cartel that fixed the average life of an incandescent bulb at 1,000 hours, ensuring that people would have to regularly buy bulbs and keep the manufacturers in...
Video: Texas family believes light-up shoes caused car fire
Video: Texas family believes light-up shoes caused car fire A familys toddler kicked off his light-up shoes in their car Friday night and left them there. The next day, the shoes and the car were a charred, smoky mess. KPRCs Syan Rhodes has the...
Video: Dead rodent allegedly found inside Dr. Pepper bottle
Video: Dead rodent allegedly found inside Dr. Pepper bottle A Texas man alleges a dead rodent was found inside a soda bottle. KPRCs Jennifer Bauer has the details. May 10, 2016, 3:28 PM Video: Dead rodent allegedly found inside Dr. Pepper bottle
Wal-Mart to close 269 stores
Wal-Mart to close 269 stores Nathan Layne, REUTERS First posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 09:58 AM EST | Updated: ...
Dec 14th, 2015 by Walter
More like FourDollarama: Dollarama raising top prices to $4
More like FourDollarama: Dollarama raising top prices to $4 by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press Posted Dec 10, 2015 7:55 am EST Last Updated Dec 10, 2015 at 9:16 am EST Dollarama is taking the first steps towards accepting credit cards as...
Oct 2nd, 2015 by AnnaG
Samsung TVs less energy efficient in real life than in tests
Independent lab tests have found that some Samsung (link is external) TVs in Europe appear to use less energy during official testing conditions than they do during real-world use, raising questions about whether they are set up to game energy efficiency...
Sep 26th, 2015 by Walter
Hyundai recalling 470,000 Sonatas, 100,000 Accents
Hyundai is recalling nearly a half-million midsize cars in the U.S. to replace key engine parts because a manufacturing problem could cause them to fail. The recall covers 470,000 Sonata sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years equipped with 2-litre...
'Microsoft' scammer threatens to kill B.C. man
The "Microsoft tech support" scam is now the biggest telephone ripoff in Canada — but as B.C. man Jakob Dulisse found, callers are using increasingly nasty tactics to steal our money. Dulisse of Nelson, B.C., decided to take matters into his own...