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Canada Goose fined by China for ‘deceptive’ customers about parka materials

Canada Goose is in bother with China for allegedly overstating the standard of down utilized in it is winter-apparel.

The nation’s regulator, the Nationwide Enterprise Credit score Data Publicity System, has fined the corporate 450,000 yuan, or about $88,202 Cdn.

China’s grievance centres on the corporate’s declare it makes use of “Hutterite down,” the warmest down out there. It alleges the corporate makes use of different kinds of down in most of its merchandise.

In an emailed response to CBC Information, the corporate stated a technical error on a associate web site was behind the confusion.

The parka-maker stated it makes use of each goose and duck down, relying on the development of the garment. Learn extra

Folks line up outdoors the Canada Goose flagship retailer in Beijing, in November 2019. (Submitted by Jia Wang)

Heading again to wing night time? It won’t be as low cost as you keep in mind

If you happen to’re used to saving a fairly penny every week by heading out to your native pub on wing night time, you could be shocked to study that the value of hen wings has been steadily going up over the previous 12 months.

Greater costs for poultry, hen feed and canola oil are partly guilty, however an elevated demand for wings as a pandemic consolation meals can be a perpetrator. 

“I’ve been predicting or anticipating that wing costs could be declining for in regards to the final … six to 12 months, and so they carry on going larger,” stated livestock market analyst Kevin Grier. “They’ve defied gravity.”

As eating places have reopened, a good market has developed for wings, and that has some companies hustling to ensure they’ll get all the provision they want.

“Are you able to think about what a wing night time on Tuesday goes to be like with no wings?” stated Rob Dobrowolski, proprietor of Bonzzini’s Brew Pub in Regina. Learn extra

Hen wings being ready at Mug Shotz Sports activities Bar & Grill in Calgary. Business figures offered to CBC point out wholesale wing costs have been up about 14 per cent per kilogram in August in comparison with the identical month a 12 months in the past, and up 35 per cent from August 2019. (Dave Mercer/CBC)

Salad kits recalled over listeria concern might have been offered nationally

Quite a lot of chopped salad kits that will have been offered throughout the nation have been recalled due to doable listeria contamination.

The kits, offered below the model identify Eat Good, have been offered in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and presumably in different components of Canada.

The Canadian Meals Inspection Company issued a recall warning about among the salad kits on Aug. 26, however after additional investigation, the company expanded the recall earlier this week to incorporate different merchandise and provinces.

For the complete listing of recalled merchandise: Learn extra

Earlier this 12 months, Market investigated why leafy inexperienced remembers are on the rise.

That is one in all a number of forms of Eat Good chopped salad kits which were recalled by the Canadian Meals Inspection Company. (Canadian Meals Inspection Company)

Beginning college? This is learn how to maintain your funds so as

New to post-secondary research? Hear up. 

School life is commonly enjoyable and illuminating, but it surely’s not at all times low cost, and monetary plan is a brilliant means to ensure your spending stays on monitor. 

As a brand new college 12 months begins, John Eisner, president and CEO of Credit score Counselling Companies of Atlantic Canada, says an important issues a pupil can do is plan forward and maintain monitor of spending.

“Budgeting is boring. No person likes to do a price range,” he stated. “However there’s one factor a couple of price range or ‘Cash 101’: It will not misinform you. The numbers will not misinform you.” Learn extra

A constructing on the College of Prince Edward Island campus in Charlottetown. For a first-year pupil, managing funds could be daunting. (Wayne Thibodeau/CBC)

What else is happening?

Research estimates how a lot coal, oil have to be left within the floor to curb local weather change
‘Manufacturing must peak now,’ says lead writer Dan Welsby at College School London.

Why Elections Canada nonetheless makes use of paper voter lists and hand counts ballots for federal elections
Company says it takes a ‘cautious and incremental’ strategy to expertise.

Canadians have record-high mortgage debt. What occurs when charges rise?
410,000 individuals took out new dwelling loans within the second quarter, and the typical quantity hit a report $355,000.

Canada has opened up its borders to totally vaccinated international travellers. Are there dangers?
Travellers have to be totally vaccinated and have had a COVID-19 take a look at earlier than coming into Canada.

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