Consumer Awareness


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Feb 29th, 2008
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BRAUN: Retail apocalypse sweeping across Canada and U.S.
BRAUN: Retail apocalypse sweeping across Canada and U.S. Liz Braun ... (by spaminator)
Mar 15th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$29M awarded in baby powder cancer case
Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$29M awarded in baby powder cancer case Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Feb 27th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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U.S. appeals court clears AT&T’s $81B purchase of Time Warner
U.S. appeals court clears AT&Ts $81B purchase of Time Warner Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Feb 24th, 2019 by MHz last post
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HAND JOBS: Controversial name of Ohio nail salon grips attention
HAND JOBS: Controversial name of Ohio nail salon grips attention Postmedia News ... (by spaminator)
Feb 22nd, 2019 by spaminator last post
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HBC closing Home Outfitters stores and likely some Saks Off Fifth locations
HBC closing Home Outfitters stores and likely some Saks Off Fifth locations Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Feb 20th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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'Ill-equipped' Payless ShoeSource to close all of its 248 Canadian stores
'Ill-equipped' Payless ShoeSource to close all of its 248 Canadian stores Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Feb 16th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Payless ShoeSource to close remaining 2,100 stores in U.S.
Payless ShoeSource to close remaining 2,100 stores in U.S. Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Jan 9th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Sears gets another reprieve from liquidation
Sears gets another reprieve from liquidation Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Jan 4th, 2019 by spaminator last post
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Murder houses a tough sell but dark past may stay hidden
Murder houses a tough sell but dark past may stay hidden Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Dec 30th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Hedge fund makes last-minute $4.4B bid to save Sears
Hedge fund makes last-minute $4.4B bid to save Sears Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Dec 26th, 2018 by DaSleeper last post
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happy boxing day/week
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Nov 24th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Samsung apologizes for workers' sicknesses, deaths
Samsung apologizes for workers' sicknesses, deaths Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Nov 24th, 2018 by MHz last post
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happy black friday
10 fascinating things about Black Friday Postmedia News ... (by spaminator)
Nov 9th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Lowe’s closing 31 Canadian stores, 20 stores in U.S.
Lowes closing 31 Canadian stores, 20 stores in U.S. Canadian Press ... (by spaminator)
Oct 16th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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'MUCH ROT HAS SET IN': Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales
'MUCH ROT HAS SET IN': Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Oct 11th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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California judge will order new trial in $289M Roundup award
California judge will order new trial in $289M Roundup award Associated Press ... (by spaminator)
Jul 24th, 2018 by MHz last post
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Future of Sears Canada looks grim, posts $144-million loss POPULAR!
Future of Sears Canada looks grim, posts $144-million loss Aleksandra Sagan, THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:21... (by spaminator)
Jun 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Sears to close another 72 stores
Sears to close another 72 stores Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: May 31, 2018 Updated: May 31, 2018 4:41 PM EDT (File Photo)Julia McKay / The Kingston Whig-Standard / Postmedia Network NEW YORK Sears will close another... (by spaminator)
May 29th, 2018 by ashleyrosa last post
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I want good ol' capitalism to KICK IN to provide CHeaper Internet!
High dollar, high value, high level of people using and using Internet.. What's the matter with the Internet service now days? Rogers and Sympatico...all together just raised their price by $10 dollar average in all services. 5 years ago, I used... (by YoungJoonKim)
Apr 17th, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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Counterfeit cosmetics seized in L.A. contained lead, feces
Counterfeit cosmetics seized in L.A. contained lead, feces Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 16, 2018 Updated: April 16, 2018 9:28 PM EDT This April 12, 2018, photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows... (by spaminator)
Jan 27th, 2018 by Fiasco last post
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Bell Canada alerts customers to data breach — 100,000 affected: Reports
Bell Canada alerts customers to data breach 100,000 affected: Reports Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: January 23, 2018 Updated: January 23, 2018 2:42 PM EST Bell Canada head office is seen on Nun's Island, Wednesday, August 5,... (by spaminator)
Dec 26th, 2017 by Danbones last post
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happy boxing day/week
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Dec 16th, 2017 by Walter last post
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SOLD! Disney buys part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal
SOLD! Disney buys part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 14, 2017 Updated: December 14, 2017 9:02 AM EST FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo... (by spaminator)
Dec 2nd, 2017 by Murphy last post
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Stop donating canned goods to food banks
local food bank happily accepts gift cards for Costco, Foodland, etc......... Charity is great, but it's best to not do it in the most inefficient way imaginable Im begging you: Stop donating canned goods to food banks | National Post (by tay)
Nov 30th, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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MOM RIPS MICHAELS: Winnipeg mom blasts store over miniature ‘Wild West’ toy depicting
MOM RIPS MICHAELS: Winnipeg mom blasts store over miniature Wild West toy depicting American Indians Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: November 28, 2017 Updated: November 28, 2017 1:44 PM EST Erin Vandale. (CTV Winnipeg) ... (by spaminator)
Nov 27th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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Giant Tiger loss prevention employee suspended amid racial profiling allegations
Giant Tiger loss prevention employee suspended amid racial profiling allegations Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: November 26, 2017 Updated: November 26, 2017 12:23 PM EST REGINA Giant Tiger says an employee has been suspended... (by spaminator)
Nov 26th, 2017 by tay last post
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Millions of cable modems affected by hardware bug
Hundreds of millions of cable modems affected by Intel Puma hardware bug that makes them susceptible to DoS and latency issues. Bad Modems (by tay)
Nov 24th, 2017 by spaminator last post
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happy black friday
tell us what you bought. any fights? ;) (by spaminator)
Nov 23rd, 2017 by tay last post
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Bell customers, employees flood CBC about high-pressure sales
Bell Canada customers and employees from coast to coast are speaking out in the wake of a Go Public investigation into customer upselling at Canada's biggest telecom. "Enough is enough," said Shaelene McInnis of Oshawa, Ont., who discovered that Bell... (by tay)
Nov 18th, 2017 by Angstrom last post
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How Not to Buy a Car
Marketplace went undercover at 10 car dealerships to investigate what salespeople are telling you about car financing. Are they revealing everything you need to know? And what are the techniques are they using to get you into a more... (by tay)
Nov 18th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Germany bans children's smartwatches
Such watches - which are sold by a large number of providers in Germany - are generally aimed at children between the ages of five and 12. Most are equipped with a Sim card and a limited telephony function and are set up and controlled via an app. ... (by tay)
Nov 17th, 2017 by tay last post
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New scam mimics family members' phone number
One Hamilton-area woman, whose identity Citynews agreed to keep anonymous, says she was scammed out of $10,000 when a caller pressured her to deposit money into a bitcoin machine or her husbands life would be in danger. The woman says that while she knew... (by tay)
Nov 10th, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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Canadian Black Friday Sales Already Being Advertised
I don't know why I go through all the flyers we get once a week, but I do. I was sort of taken aback when I saw the Home Depot is already having a Black Friday(2017) sale although I saw nothing I need......... (by tay)
Nov 8th, 2017 by TenPenny last post
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WTF! Shoppers & Loblaws Cards Merging
The WTF for me is the Medias frantic promotion over this earth shattering event. I'm listening to the radio and they have a spot where Ken Shaw of CTV news comes on in an authoritative voice warning of this event and to watch his newscast for what it... (by tay)
Nov 4th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Attention Shoppers; New Dollar Store On Your Way
Experts say Dollarama, Canadas homegrown dollar store king, may have to keep a close eye on the new entrant into the value retailer market Sales staff in a Miniso shop. Miniso is a Japanese lifestyle and fast fashion brand that sells merchandise such... (by tay)
Nov 2nd, 2017 by tay last post
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TripAdvisor deleting users accounts of rape and assault
In late July, a woman from Indianapolis posed a question on TripAdvisor: Should she and her husband travel to Riviera Maya for a Mexican vacation? They had read about problems with alcohol at the resorts vacationers who blacked out and were... (by tay)
Nov 1st, 2017 by tay last post
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Never mind the price of gas, get the Bread
The Competition Bureau has raided the offices of Loblaw, Metro, George Weston in a criminal investigation tied to alleged price fixing. (by tay)
Oct 24th, 2017 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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61,000 dishwashers recalled in Canada, fire hazard
The recall applies to dishwasher models from several companies Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau, Kenmore, and Jenn-Air. The issue, according to Health Canada, stems from the appliances power cords. The kitchen appliances were sold between January 2013 and... (by tay)
Oct 21st, 2017 by Mowich last post
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Judge tosses $417 million award against Johnson & Johnson
Judge tosses $417 million award against Johnson & Johnson Robert Jablon, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 10:34 PM EDT | Updated: Friday, October 20, 2017 10:42 PM EDT LOS ANGELES A judge on Friday tossed out a $417... (by spaminator)
Oct 21st, 2017 by tay last post
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Big Equifax Hack
Equifax announced today that 143 million US-based users had their personal information compromised this year. Attackers reportedly exploited a vulnerability on Equifax's website to steal names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, addresses, and, in some... (by tay)
Aug 30th, 2017 by lone wolf last post
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Car dealer remotely disables car over $200 fee
Bury, Que., resident Daniel Lallier signed a four-year lease for a Kia Forte LX back in May from Kia Sherbrooke. Two months later, the 20-year-old's grandmother offered to buy the car outright when he lost his job and couldn't make his weekly payments. ... (by tay)
Aug 26th, 2017 by Blackleaf last post
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London Pub Defends Charging £13.40 for a Pint of Beer.
London pub defends 13.40 price of pint (by tay)
Aug 18th, 2017 by Murphy last post
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Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit e-retailer's glitch, she just spotted a deal
Lawyer: Woman didn't exploit e-retailer's glitch, she just spotted a deal THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017 05:44 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, August 17, 2017 05:53 PM EDT BRICK, N.J. The lawyer for a woman accused of... (by spaminator)
Aug 4th, 2017 by bill barilko last post
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Renewing a Credit Card
Any one else have this happen? My card expired in October and since I rarely use it I didn't attempt to activate the new card until today. Anyways I call the 1 800 Master Card number and all is going well until he asks for my drivers license... (by tay)
Jul 22nd, 2017 by spaminator last post
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FedEx Office closing Canadian stores, 214 jobs affected
FedEx Office closing Canadian stores, 214 jobs affected THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 01:34 PM EDT | Updated: Friday, July 21, 2017 01:39 PM EDT TORONTO Shipping giant FedEx is closing its FedEx Office stores in Canada after... (by spaminator)