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  1. Dad, 2 young kids pulled off Air Canada plane after mother turned away at gate

    Cbc.ca - Business 04.26 / 11:14 www.cbc.ca
    A Winnipeg family is still trying to understand why Air Canada kicked them off a flight. First, the mother wasn't allowed to board; then the father and two kids were pulled off the…
  2. Cenovus reports $211 million Q1 profit, reports progress on blockbuster deal

    Brandonsun.com - Business 04.26 / 10:41 www.brandonsun.com
    CALGARY - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE) says production from its oilsands operations was up 32 per cent in the first quarter from the same time last year, helping to fuel a $211-million net profit. That's an improvement from last year's first-quarter loss of $118 million, when benchmark…
  3. UK tax agency arrests 'several men' in soccer fraud case

    Brandonsun.com - Business 04.26 / 09:58 www.brandonsun.com
    LONDON - British authorities arrested several men working in professional soccer on suspicion of tax fraud on Wednesday in a far-reaching case that saw raids in England and France. Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs did not say which clubs or individuals may be involved but the tax agency…
  4. Dad, 2 young kids pulled off Air Canada plane after mother turned away at gate

    Cbc.ca - Business 04.26 / 09:24 www.cbc.ca
    A Winnipeg family is still trying to understand why Air Canada kicked them off a flight. First, the mother wasn't allowed to board; then the father and two kids were pulled off the…
  5. Hundreds of taxis, buses park outside gov't to protest Uber

    Brandonsun.com - Business 04.26 / 09:13 www.brandonsun.com
    BUCHAREST, Romania - Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed. Transport in the already crowded capital was disrupted Wednesday morning as the protest, scheduled to last until later in…
  6. Trump's trade actions bring uncertainty to Canadian lumber country

    Brandonsun.com - Business 04.26 / 08:02 www.brandonsun.com
    MADAWASKA, Ont. - It didn't take long for Donald Trump's new tariffs on softwood lumber to echo in Ontario's Madawaska Valley — a forestry-dependent area almost exactly 1,000 kilometres due north of the U.S. capital. The unease settling into the region, which is dotted by sawmills vital to th…
  7. Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

    Brandonsun.com - Business 04.26 / 08:02 www.brandonsun.com
    PHUKET, Thailand - The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame, and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video. The video showed 20-year-old…
  8. Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

    Brandonsun.com - Business 04.26 / 08:02 www.brandonsun.com
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt. Trump is scheduled Wednesday to unveil the broad outlines of a tax overhaul that would provide massive tax cuts to businesses big and small. The top tax…
  1. More and more people prefer plastic over paper when paying the bill: survey

    Globalnews.ca - Money 04.26 / 03:45 globalnews.ca
    More than a third of Europeans and Americans would be happy to go without cash and rely on electronic forms of payment if they could, a study showed…
  2. Spring Cleaning: How to Turn Junk into Cash [Video]

    Mint.com - Personal Finance 04.25 / 23:08 www.mint.com
    A few years ago I bought a pair of designer pumps…just because. It was an impulse purchase I made while very pregnant. Since shoes were the only articles of clothing that still fit in my original size, I decided they were worth the splurge. I wanted to make myself feel better. (We all make mistakes.) […
  3. Quebec plans to help forestry sector in wake of U.S. duties

    Globalnews.ca - Money 04.25 / 20:05 globalnews.ca
    Quebec's forestry industry employs about 60,000…
  4. Does the CRA owe you money? Beware of this tax refund scam

    Globalnews.ca - Money 04.25 / 20:05 globalnews.ca
    No, the CRA does not send tax refunds through…
  5. Loonie hits 14-month low as softwood lumber duties expected to impact jobs

    Globalnews.ca - Money 04.25 / 18:56 globalnews.ca
    The Canadian dollar sank on the weight of preliminary U.S. duties on softwood lumber imports that is expected to lead to large job losses that could begin to take hold as early as this…
  6. Star readers share their stories about Apple’s service: Roseman

    Thestar.com - Personal Finance 04.25 / 18:23 www.thestar.com
    Star readers were enthusiastic about the company’s service and ability to resolve tough p…
  1. Former U.S. ambassadors slam Trump’s tariff threat

    Macleans.ca - Finance 04.26 / 11:23 www.macleans.ca
    Two former U.S. ambassadors to Canada call Trump's recent rhetoric counter-productive to resolving trade issues The post Former U.S. ambassadors slam Trump’s tariff threat appeared first on…
  2. Wychwood Park Homeowners Fight Fee

    Movesmartly.com - Real Estate 04.26 / 11:07 www.movesmartly.com
    Bob Aaron in Legal, Home Buying Taddle Creek Pond in Wychwood. Photo Credit: By Wordconcepts - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 A 2016 decision of the Ontario Divisional Court has affirmed that in some circumstances, a financial obligation registered…
  3. Gourmet cooking for Realtors: Lobster tails

    Remonline.com - Real Estate 04.26 / 04:08 www.remonline.com
    Lobster tails in white truffle mustard homemade mayo sauce. This is a perfect Sunday brunch. Or a great way to celebrate a special birthday, perhaps. The post Gourmet cooking for Realtors: Lobster tails appeared first on REM | Real Estate…
  4. How dates can cost you your commission

    Remonline.com - Real Estate 04.26 / 04:08 www.remonline.com
    Now here’s where it gets problematic: the property doesn’t sell after six months. Upset with the result, your client decides to sell the property on his own. The property sells in the seventh month. Are you entitled to your commission? The post How dates can cost you your commission appeared first on REM | Real Estate Mag…
  5. Embrace automation and manage its side effects, says Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins

    Bankofcanada.ca - Finance 04.25 / 23:09 www.bankofcanada.ca
    Automation, artificial intelligence and other innovations will benefit the Canadian economy by boosting productivity and living standards, but they could also have less desirable side effects on the labour market and income distribution that will have to be managed, Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins said…
  6. Trump signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA

    Macleans.ca - Finance 04.25 / 21:42 www.macleans.ca
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says NAFTA does not properly address lumber and dairy The post Trump signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA appeared first on…
  7. What to do about lavish wholesaler gifts

    Advisor.ca - Finance 04.25 / 20:38 www.advisor.ca
    Details on firms' policies and how to decline…
  8. Making sense of the economy’s mixed signals

    Macleans.ca - Finance 04.25 / 19:47 www.macleans.ca
    People are exuberant about the economy, even though the hard data is starting to signal otherwise. That's making the Bank of Canada's job very difficult The post Making sense of the economy’s mixed signals appeared first on…
  1. $55M contract awarded for Darlington project

    CAMBRIDGE, ONT. — BWX Technologies, Inc. has announced its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. has been awarded a feeder manufacturing contract from the SNC-Lavalin/Aecon joint venture valued at approximately $55 million as part of the Darlington nuclear plant r…
  2. Rebuild slated for North York Women’s Shelter

    TORONTO — The North York Women’s Shelter will be reconstructed and the existing aging building replaced to allow the agency to provide better service for women and children who have experienced domestic violence, thanks to an investment from the Ontario gov…
  3. Feds, Quebec to fund expansion of Laval’s College Montmorency

    LAVAL, QUE. — The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced plans to spend $16.69 million on infrastructure at College Montmorency in L…
  4. Constructors need health and safety wake-up call: survey

    Canadian employers have been exposed for widespread ignorance of new and long-standing occupational health and safety (OH&S) regulations in a recent…
  5. Carpenters’ Help a Godsend

    When a Catholic priest reached out with a pressing need for 48 pews — some as long as 11 feet — for a parish in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, he found them nearly 2,300 kilometres away at a former church in Tor…
  6. Consultation period on the horizon for Ontario accreditation program

    Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) is launching into a consultation period on establishing an accreditation program that will recognize high performance in health and safety, keeping in mind that the employer community is d…
  7. U.S. shoots first in softwood lumber battle with Canada

    WASHINGTON — The United States has fired the opening shot in the latest softwood lumber war against Canada, with the Trump administration announcing its first batch of duties on imported wood in the neighbourhood of 20 per c…
  1. UPS Canada inducts 150th driver into elite Circle of Honor

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 04.25 / 22:00 canadianshipper.com
    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — UPS Canada inducted its 150th service provider, John de Villers into the elite Circle of Honor, a recognition awarded to UPS drivers who achieve 25 years of at-fault accident-free driving. Member of Parliament for the riding of… The post UPS Canada inducts 150th driver into elite Circle of Honor appeared first on Canadian…
  2. Feds fund new projects, launch Rail Safety week

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 04.25 / 22:00 canadianshipper.com
    MONTREAL, Que. — With over 44,000 kilometres of track across the country, and approximately 14,000 public and 9,000 private grade crossings, everyone has a role to play in railway safety. Today, The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, launched Rail… The post Feds fund new projects, launch Rail Safety week appeared first on Canadian…
  3. Air Canada to operate biofuel flights in support of research on contrails and emissions

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 04.25 / 22:00 canadianshipper.com
    MONTREAL, Que. — Air Canada is participating in the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research project (CAAFCER), a research project led by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to test the environmental benefits of biofuel use on… The post Air Canada to operate biofuel flights in support of research on contrails and emissions appeared first on Canadian…
  4. Flex-N-Gate breaks ground on new Michigan plant

    Canplastics.com - Industries 04.25 / 22:00 canplastics.com
    Automotive parts supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp. has broken ground on a US$95 million manufacturing facility in Detroit, Mich. that could employ 400 to 700 people by mid-2018. Excavation had already started on the 350,000-square-foot facility before the official groundbreaking ceremony on… The post Flex-N-Gate breaks ground on new Michigan plant appeared first on Canadian…