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.

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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.

Negotiators from the European Union and Britain on Monday hailed major progress in the Brexit talks, but conceded there had been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border.

Attorneys are not allowed to bill for hours they spend answering complaints, according to the Law Society of Ontario.

Owners of the Aeroplan loyalty program have struck a deal with online retailing giant Amazon that will enable the former’s five million members in Canada earn reward points while shopping online.

Facebook Inc. faced growing pressure on Monday after European and U.S. lawmakers called for investigations into reports that a consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump’s campaign gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users.

American trade officials are showing newfound interest in a Canadian proposal for revamping NAFTA’s automotive provisions as the U.S. seeks to swiftly conclude renegotiations of the continental free trade pact.

The federal, Ontario and Quebec governments say they will spend $200 million to help fund research into 5G wireless technology, the next-generation networks with download speeds 100 times faster than current ones can handle.

Uber says it has paused its testing of autonomous cars, including in Toronto, following a pedestrian fatality in Tempe, Ariz.