Sodium Shockers; what to do when your baggage is misplaced: CBC’s Market cheat sheet

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Is your New 12 months’s decision to cut back your sodium consumption? You will need to learn this primary. 

A bright plate of fajitas from Kelseys contains seasoned chicken, pickled jalapenos, cheese, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, grilled vegetables and tortillas.
This healthy-looking fajita dish from Kelseys has practically double the day by day really useful most sodium consumption. (David MacIntosh/CBC)

You most likely would not load a number of packets of salt into one dish, however that is the equal of how a lot sodium may very well be in a few of your favorite healthy-sounding restaurant meals.

That is as a result of sodium can sneak into every kind of meals lengthy earlier than you decide up the salt shaker — like in marinades and seasonings, for instance. 

Market checked out healthy-sounding meals from fashionable sit-down eating places, and the quantity of sodium content material even stunned some dietary specialists.

Take the rooster fajitas from Kelseys Authentic Roadhouse, for instance. A number of greens and grilled rooster could look wholesome, however the dish accommodates practically double the day by day really useful most sodium consumption.

Well being Canada recommends the typical individual eat 1,500 milligrams of sodium per day — and not more than 2,300 milligrams per day, or equal to simply over one teaspoon of salt. An excessive amount of sodium in our diets can result in hypertension, a serious threat issue for creating stroke and coronary heart illness.

Market contacted Kelseys to ask extra in regards to the sodium content material within the rooster fajitas, however the firm did not reply.

Specialists say in the event you’re watching your sodium consumption, phrases like “marinade,” “smoked,” “pickled” or “seasoning” could need to be in your radar. Learn extra

To see extra about how a lot sodium is in a few of your favorite restaurant meals, take a look at the episode on CBC Gem.

What to do in case your baggage was misplaced within the chaos of vacation journey

Hundreds of travellers nonetheless ready for return of misplaced baggage

The battle is actual for hundreds of Canadian airline passengers who’re nonetheless ready on their baggage that went lacking in the course of the vacation journey chaos. Whereas baggage is slowly making its method to some travellers, others are hoping for compensation.

It is a acquainted story to the hundreds of passengers who tried to fly into, out of and round Canada over the vacations: they lastly made it to their vacation spot solely to search out their baggage didn’t.

Listed here are just a few suggestions if it occurred to you.

First, file a delayed baggage report together with your airline as quickly as you’ll be able to, in writing. Embrace pictures, descriptions of your baggage, your baggage tag and flight data, in the event you can.

Claims should be submitted inside 21 days for delayed baggage and inside seven days for broken baggage. Baggage is taken into account misplaced if it has been delayed for 21 days or if the airline admits sooner to shedding the baggage.

For those who needed to buy new stuff, airways can compensate passengers for fundamentals, like a showering go well with for a seaside trip, toiletries or a stroller rental. But it surely’s as much as the airways to find out what’s “cheap,” so perhaps do not splurge on that $250 jacket. Ensure to maintain all of your receipts, too. Learn extra

Here is the place we’re at with the Rogers-Shaw merger battle

Rogers and Shaw purposes are pictured on a cellphone in Ottawa on Might 9, 2022. The Competitors Bureau says it’s searching for to dam Rogers Communications Inc.’s proposed $26-billion acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. (The Canadian Press)

The federal Competitors Tribunal determined to clear the best way for Rogers’ $26-billion takeover of Shaw Communications with one caveat: Shaw should promote its wi-fi division — Freedom Cellular — to Quebec-based Videotron.

However Canada’s Competitors Bureau is now asking the Federal Courtroom of Enchantment to put aside the choice, saying the tribunal made a mistake in the way it assessed the deal and alleging it made elementary errors of regulation. 

Now there is a momentary suspension of the tribunal’s resolution. So no merger but.

The Competitors Bureau had argued that the merger of Rogers and Shaw would cut back competitors in Canada, triggering increased costs and resulting in worsening service. The tribunal mentioned the plan to promote Shaw’s Freedom Cellular would keep away from that.

There is no date set but for the following listening to, however we’ll hold our eyes on it. Learn extra

Subsequent Friday, we examine the excessive price of cellphone plans, and ask why Canada nonetheless pays a number of the highest costs on the planet. You may watch us Fridays at 8 p.m., 8:30 in Newfoundland, on CBC TV or CBC Gem. 

A rental automobile firm tried to cost this man $2,778 for injury he says he did not trigger

Ramy Osman points to a letter from Enterprise car rental company charging him for damages he says he didn't cause.
Ramy Osman factors to a letter from Enterprise automobile rental firm charging him for injury he says he did not trigger. (Dale Molnar/CBC)

When Ramy Osman rented a minivan from the Enterprise automobile rental firm final August, he by no means dreamed it could find yourself costing him $2,778.

He says when he rented the van from a kiosk on the airport, nobody inspected it with him, or gave him a written assertion of any earlier injury.

When Osman returned the van a few week later, he says, an worker there observed a small tear within the entrance bumper beneath a headlight.

Despite the fact that Osman did a small inspection of the van earlier than driving it, he mentioned he could not say whether or not he brought on the tear or not, so he agreed to pay for the restore, considering it could solely price just a few hundred {dollars}.

The $2,778 invoice was properly over that. It included costs for a brand new radiator, an air con condenser, an air deflector protect and an air professional scan. 

The corporate additionally tacked on a $75 administration price, a $441.29 loss-of-use price and $205.61 for diminishing the worth of the car.

After CBC Information reached out to Enterprise Canada, the corporate mentioned it was dropping the costs. 

“Sustaining a buyer’s long-term loyalty is a high precedence, so when a buyer contacts us with issues, we’ll do the whole lot we are able to to correctly examine and resolve the declare as rapidly as attainable,” mentioned a spokesperson.

Osman says he fought the costs as a result of not one of the inside injury was according to being related to the tear within the bumper. 

He says he drove the van to a school north of Toronto and parked it for a few week, then drove it residence.

“It may have been a rock. It may have been something. It may have been me. It couldn’t have been me. It may have been anyone.” Learn extra

What else is happening?

You may skip the physician and have these 13 circumstances handled at Ontario pharmacies as an alternative
Pharmacists can now assess and prescribe treatment for oral thrush, some pores and skin points, pink eye and chilly sores, amongst different circumstances.

For those who thought 2022 was unhealthy, wait till you see what 2023 has in retailer for the financial system
Forecasters are predicting a recession, persistent inflation and rising unemployment. Ugh.

B.C. now requires a 3-day cooling-off interval for homebuyers
It is the primary province to take action, and provides patrons extra time to rearrange financing or residence inspections. 

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