CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.
The tortured songwriter. What’s bad for your heart is good for your art. Depression, anxiety and addiction have long been considered part of the unpredictable lives of working musicians, especially those on the road. But a younger generation is trying to change that tune.
Andrew Scheer and his team appeared relaxed and quietly confident late last week, dancing at a Nova Scotia rally and joking with reporters. But amid a dramatic push to sharpen his message and build momentum to Election Day, bold claims and a Friday night surprise created some tension.
As a horse and owner recover from a hellish escape from a California wildfire, and infernos of this kind worsen, the question remains: Should Canada and the U.S. require sprinklers in barns?
People who think they’re good at determining whether someone is lying based on their behavioural cues are most likely deceiving themselves, says author Malcolm Gladwell, adding that our inability to accurately read some people can lead to a lot of problems.
For Justin Trudeau, winning re-election was never going to be easy. But along with the baggage that comes with government – and Trudeau’s own public pratfalls – the Liberals have had to cope with a markedly diminished margin of error.
The youth vote was largely credited with deciding the 2015 federal election. Will that happen again? Here’s what a diverse group of first-time young voters thinks about the current federal election and how politicians are addressing the issues that matter to them.
The prolonged slump in the oil and gas sector has left tens of thousands of Albertans unemployed, and the election question many are asking is whether the newly-elected federal government will finally get shovels in the ground on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
There’s a growing recognition — including in the airline industry — that some people don’t identify as male or female. However, most airlines still require passengers to designate themselves that way when booking flights. Activists say this needs to change.
While nationwide support for the Liberals and Conservatives have slumped as the Bloc and NDP rise, they remain where they started: neck-and-neck.
Two leaders vying to be the next prime minister of Canada repeatedly dodged questions from reporters today, with Justin Trudeau refusing to speak about electoral reform or post-election scenarios and Andrew Scheer deflecting calls for an explanation on allegations his party orchestrated a smear campaign against a rival political party.
People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier has filed a complaint to the Commissioner of Canada Elections to get to the bottom of what he called a “secret” professional bid to smear against him.
A common treatment for a chronic pain condition that affects millions of Canadians may not be as safe as once thought, and experts say a growing body of research shows it could be doing more harm than good.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the U.K. Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his divorce deal. But the defiant Johnson also made clear that he personally opposed delaying the U.K.’s exit, scheduled for Oct. 31.