CBC - Business Lawyer charges grieving family thousands for time spent responding to complaint against him 2018-03-18T20:00:39.000000000-04:00 Attorneys are not allowed to bill for hours they spend answering complaints, according to the Law Society of Ontario. Tickets without barcodes: Concert venues experiment with new systems 2018-03-18T14:25:55.000000000-04:00 True North Sports and Entertainment is testing a new Ticketmaster system that gives venues the option to omit barcodes that would usually be scanned to validate a ticket's authenticity and grant entry to a concert or sporting event. The dirty truth about makeup and the oil change debate: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet 2018-03-18T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. After overcharging for bread, should Loblaws demand ID for a $25 gift card? 2018-03-18T04:00:00.000000000-04:00 Many customers who have been asked to hand over ID for a $25 gift card are outraged. Considering Loblaws has already admitted to wrongdoing — fixing the price of bread — demanding ID may have been the wrong move for the retailer. Facebook suspends data analytics firm that worked for Trump campaign 2018-03-17T14:41:54.000000000-04:00 The Massachusetts attorney general said on Saturday her office was launching an investigation after reports that Cambridge Analytica had harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign. Trump's goal of 'energy dominance' could change the global balance of power 2018-03-17T04:00:24.000000000-04:00 With the U.S. expected to soon be the world's biggest oil producer, America's dream of energy self-sufficiency draws nearer. What could this mean for Canada and the world? How to avoid spending money on unnecessary oil changes 2018-03-17T04:00:00.000000000-04:00 Marketplace goes undercover to find out why some service advisers at car dealerships offer much different — and more costly — advice about oil changes than what's found in your owner's manual. Loonie sinks to 9-month low as it hits worst week in over a year 2018-03-16T12:46:55.000000000-04:00 The Canadian dollar continued its slide on Friday to a nine-month low as it marked its worst week against the U.S. dollar in over a year. It is already the worst performing major currency in the world this year. BMO joins TD in banning customers from buying bitcoin on credit cards 2018-03-16T12:07:11.000000000-04:00 The Bank of Montreal has stopped allowing customers to use its credit cards to buy cryptocurrency such as bitcoin. Canadians had more complaints than usual about their banks last year, ombudsman says 2018-03-16T09:57:53.000000000-04:00 Canadians had 28 per cent more gripes about their banks last year than they did in 2016, according to a new report from the ombudsman overseeing the industry, with bogus credit card charges a particular thorn in the side of many customers.