Christmas celebrations generate a lot of trash. In their quest to reduce waste, some Canadian families are cutting back on more than just wrapping paper and disposable dishware — they’re also cutting back on presents. Those that do it say that’s key to reducing waste. They acknowledge it’s a challenge in aRead More →

Sick of threatening calls from the “Canada Revenue Agency” and sketchy offers for duct cleaning? Starting today, Rogers, Bell, and other telecommunications providers in Canada must implement systems that help block scammers from calling you. But it doesn’t cover all fraudulent calls. Here’s what you need to know. Why do telecom companies need toRead More →

Do you know where your recycling really goes after it’s been picked up? After several instances of Canadian plastic waste turning up overseas in places like the Philippines and Malaysia, CBC’s Marketplace wanted to track the lifecycle of Canadian plastic. Journalists bought bales of film plastic ready for recycling, hidRead More →