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WestJet gets 'formal warning' for misleading passengers about why it cancelled flights

3 hours 37 min ago

The Canadian Transportation Agency issued WestJet a "formal warning" after it violated Air Transportation Regulations by incorrectly telling passengers in late 2017 that it cancelled certain flights due to airport closures in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Apple confirms ECG app for smartwatch coming to Canada but timing isn't known

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:52

Apple Inc. confirms that previously announced software that enables its latest smartwatch to perform electro-cardiograms has received Canadian approval but declines to predict when it will be available for download.

Canada's energy sector swings to profit in Q1 on higher oil prices

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:55

Canada's energy sector saw a big bump in profit in the first quarter this year as rising oil prices helped businesses swing from a loss in the previous quarter, according to the latest federal government data.

Federal government announces new rules on airline passenger protection, compensation

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 08:00

The federal government is rolling out its air passenger protection regulations on the eve of the summer travel season setting out what compensation airlines must provide for failing to provide adequate services to passengers.

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with U.S.

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 07:45

Stepping up Beijing's propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to "colonize global business" with moves against Huawei and other Chinese technology companies.

JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma: sources

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 06:34

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

FAA chief upbeat about prospects for Boeing 737 Max's return

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 06:10

After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again.

Torstar closing Hamilton printing and mailroom operations

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 04:34

Torstar Corp. says it will close its Hamilton printing and mailroom operations this summer and look at selling the property.

Looking for work in health care, tech or retail? You could be in luck

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 01:00

What do a registered nurse, a sales clerk and a software engineer have in common? They're all qualified for the jobs that are most likely to go unfilled in Canada.

FAA tells UN it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as June: sources

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 14:25

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets to fly in the United States as early as late June, three people with knowledge of the matter said, although there is no firm timetable for the move.

Stock markets tumble on trade, growth fears, oil plunges 5%

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:05

North American stock indexes fell more than one per cent on Thursday, as investors sold off technology, industrials and energy stocks on fears that a spiraling trade war between the United States and China would crimp global growth.

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts, but how many did it miss?

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 09:32

Facebook says it removed more than three billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months.

Bank CEO who discussed loans, Trump administration positions with Manafort is indicted

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 08:27

Federal prosecutors have unsealed criminal charges against Federal Savings Bank CEO Stephen Calk, accusing him of corruptly approving high-risk loans to U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chair, Paul Manafort, in exchange for trying to secure a top job in the Trump administration.

TD, RBC report 2nd quarter profits up

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 06:02

Canada's two biggest banks had quarterly profits of more than $3 billion each

Restrictions to alcohol content in sugary drinks take effect across Canada

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 05:59

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor's office confirmed Thursday that new restrictions on the amount of alcohol allowed in flavoured purified alcohol beverages come into effect across Canada today.

Why overlooked green energy sector is an economic powerhouse: Don Pittis

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:00

While politicians promote the economics of fossil energy, a report out today indicates they, and other Canadians, have a blind spot for the economic clout of the low-carbon energy businesses.

What U.S. flooding could mean for Canada's Prairie farmers

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:00

Flooding across the United States agriculture belt continues to thwart the planting of key crops — something that could help some Canadian farmers fetch better commodity prices themselves.

Relief, some anxiety, as Vancouver shipbuilders react to $15.7B windfall

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:30

As prime minister announced his government's plan to spend $15.7 billion to build up to 18 new coast guard ships, stakeholders in the industry, which has seen more than it's shares of ups and downs, breathed a sigh of relief.

Federal Reserve still thinks rate hikes are possible, minutes show

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:32

Federal Reserve officials at their recent meeting believed the central bank could remain "patient" in deciding when to adjust interest rates, though some officials thought future rate hikes might still be needed.

China's Xi Jinping tells his country to get ready for hard times in trade war

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:05

China must prepare for difficult times as the international situation is increasingly complex, President Xi Jinping said in comments carried by state media on Wednesday, as the country faces increased tariffs in a bitter trade war with Washington.

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