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Claims company say 'contact airline first' clause deprives passengers of compensation

Claims company say 'contact airline first' clause deprives passengers of compensation

MONTREAL — A passenger rights company is calling on the country's transportation regulator to take a stand against airlines that bar travellers from engaging a third party to seek compensation until their claims have already been rejected.
Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

WASHINGTON — The tax-avoidance strategies that President Donald Trump capitalized on to shrink his tax bill to essentially zero are surprisingly common among major real estate developers and other uber-wealthy Americans.
North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

North American stock markets rise on hope of new U.S. stimulus and good news in China

TORONTO — North American stock markets started the week higher on positive economic signs out of China and renewed optimism for another U.S. stimulus package.
Ontario Cannabis Store appoints Thomas Haig as interim president and CEO

Ontario Cannabis Store appoints Thomas Haig as interim president and CEO

TORONTO — The Ontario Cannabis Store says Thomas Haig has been appointed interim president and chief executive.
Softening lumber prices offer hope for homebuyers, renovation project builders

Softening lumber prices offer hope for homebuyers, renovation project builders

CALGARY — The recent softening of record high prices for lumber could translate into relief for homebuyers and do-it-yourselfers while continuing to spur high profits for producing companies, analysts say.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,242.81, up 177.46 points.) Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE). Energy. Down 8.5 cents, or 18.28 per cent, to 38 cents on 17.
Provigo ground beef sold in Gatineau recalled over E. coli concerns: CFIA

Provigo ground beef sold in Gatineau recalled over E. coli concerns: CFIA

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says JBS Food Canada is recalling some Provigo ground beef products due to possible E. coli contamination.

Survey of employers projects more salary freezes ahead, following big jump in 2020

TORONTO — Winter is coming and this year the forecast includes more salary freezes because of COVID-19. Human resources consulting firm Morneau Shepell says 13 per cent of the 889 organizations it monitors say they plan to freeze salaries in 2021.
Court clears way for sale of Brooks Brothers Canada assets to SPARC Group LLC

Court clears way for sale of Brooks Brothers Canada assets to SPARC Group LLC

Iconic suit and dress shirt clothier Brooks Brothers Canada Ltd. has cleared a hurdle to join its American retail counterpart in U.S. bankruptcy court, paving the way for its sale to a U.S. joint venture.
Cleveland-Cliffs buys ArcelorMittal's US business for $1.4b

Cleveland-Cliffs buys ArcelorMittal's US business for $1.4b

Cleveland-Cliffs is making its second billion-dollar acquisition in less than a year with the purchase of steel maker ArcelorMittal's U.S. business for about $1.4 billion in cash and stock.