Bread Price-Fixing Analysis

In late 2017 Loblaw’s and Weston came forward acknowledging that they had participated in fixing the price of bread over a fourteen year time period. Because of their cooperation they have been granted immunity from any court action, though they are still facing a civil lawsuit from consumers. Fixing the price of bread has cost …

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Irving’s Environmental Crimes

In 2016, the Irving Pulp and Paper company was charged with several violations of the Canadian Fisheries Act. As their trial approaches, the history of Irving’s interactions with the government and the public in regards to their environmental impact are being brought into question; most notably concerning their actions over the past two years. Due …

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Pandemonium in Panama: The Demise of the Molejón Gold Mine

The Molejón Gold Mine was supposed to bring jobs and prosperity to Panama. In 2010, the Molejón Gold Mine started commercial production in its location about 120km west of Panama City, in Central America (Bourdillon, 2018, January 11; Mining Technology, 2018). The gold mine was an operation run by Petaquilla Gold, which is owned by …

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Lost Deposit Issues in Canadian Banks

The following article from CBC explains how Canadians are discovering that their banks have lost their deposits. Banks are able to "disclaim liability" for the loss of their customers' money in every province but Quebec. Because of this, banks are claiming they have no responsibility over the losses. Customers are able to file a complaint …

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