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Frustrated by fine print, car-buying couple learns you don’t always get what you pay for

Frustrated by fine print, car-buying couple learns you don’t always get what you pay for

They paid for one thing — but got something else — and when they complained they were told they should have read the fine print. That’s the message a car-buying couple says…

WestJet Airlines pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

WestJet Airlines pilots vote overwhelmingly in favour of strike action

CALGARY — WestJet pilots have overwhelmingly voted to give their union a strike mandate. The Air Line Pilots Association says members voted 91 per cent in favour of strike action.…

Nestle to pay Starbucks $7B for rights to sell its coffee around the world

Swiss-based food giant Nestle will pay Starbucks $ 7.15 billion US in cash for the rights to sell the U.S. coffee chain’s products around the world, tying a premium brand to…

Here’s who the CRA was targeting in Panama Papers raids

Here’s who the CRA was targeting in Panama Papers raids

An Alberta businessman who has quietly been teeing up hundreds of millions of dollars in deals for Chinese investors to buy oilpatch assets is the first person known to be…

Millenials rank affordable housing among top concerns for upcoming provincial election, real estate study says

Millenials rank affordable housing among top concerns for upcoming provincial election, real estate study says

A provincial party that offers hope for overcoming the high cost of housing will have an edge with a generation of highly educated millennials looking for a way out of…

Amazon, Microsoft results help ease tech industry’s growth concerns

Amazon, Microsoft results help ease tech industry’s growth concerns

SEATTLE—Big technology stocks took a beating over the past several weeks on concerns that the industry’s growth surge was under threat. But results this week from Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc.,…

‘Where’s my stuff?’: Sunwing passengers waiting up to 10 days for luggage from direct flights

‘Where’s my stuff?’: Sunwing passengers waiting up to 10 days for luggage from direct flights

Mario Stojanac and his family are still waiting for their luggage — 10 days after flying home on a direct Sunwing flight from the Dominican Republic to Toronto. “Right now, it’s…

Strike at Canadian Pacific Railway postponed for now, unions say

Strike at Canadian Pacific Railway postponed for now, unions say

A rail strike has been temporarily averted after the federal labour minister ordered employees of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to vote on the company’s final offers, just hours before they…

Starbucks to shut 8,000 U.S. outlets for bias training after protests

Starbucks to shut 8,000 U.S. outlets for bias training after protests

Starbucks Coffee Co. says it will close its more than 8,000 company-owned outlets in the U.S. for part of a day in May to conduct “racial-bias education” for its staff in…

Toy billionaire swoops in to save Toys ‘R’ Us

Toy billionaire swoops in to save Toys ‘R’ Us

NEW YORK—Billionaire toy marketer Isaac Larian offered to save Toys “R” Us from liquidation with an almost $ 900-million (U.S.) bid for its stores in the U.S. and Canada that…