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Wealthsimple expands into tax software space with acquisition of Canadian firm

Wealthsimple expands into tax software space with acquisition of Canadian firm

TORONTO — Wealthsimple says it has acquired a Canadian tax software company, marking the financial technology company's first move outside of saving and investing.
Transport Canada gives the go-ahead for new Bombardier business jets

Transport Canada gives the go-ahead for new Bombardier business jets

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. says federal authorities have certified its two new business jets, a key step in its turnaround plan as the company seeks to exploit the growing market for large, private jetliners.
How to determine if supplemental health care coverage is right for you

How to determine if supplemental health care coverage is right for you

When Canadians seek medical attention for broken bones or emergency appendectomies, the country's health care system allows most to head to the hospital and be looked after without the burden of a big bill.
Big players jump into the stream, testing Netflix dominance

Big players jump into the stream, testing Netflix dominance

NEW YORK — Shares of Netflix are opening in negative territory for the year — the first time that's happened since 2016 — as major media players step into the stream to fight for subscribers.
Volkswagen bosses charged in Germany over diesel scandal

Volkswagen bosses charged in Germany over diesel scandal

BERLIN — German prosecutors said Tuesday they have charged Volkswagen's current chief executive and chairman as well as its former CEO with market manipulation in connection with the diesel emissions scandal that erupted in 2015.

EU court: Dutch tax deal with Starbucks is legal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A European Union court overturned Tuesday a ruling by the European Commission that a tax deal between the Dutch government and Starbucks amounted to illegal state support for the coffee giant.
Hundreds of thousands affected as British travel firm fails

Hundreds of thousands affected as British travel firm fails

LONDON — Families stranded, honeymoons and vacations cancelled , thousands of workers laid off: The sudden collapse of British tour company Thomas Cook and its network of airlines and hotels sowed chaos for hundreds of thousands of travellers and bus

Fund compensating Boeing crash victims starts taking claims

A $50 million fund for compensating families of people killed in crashes of Boeing 737 Max planes has begun taking claims. Fund officials said Monday they have begun accepting applications, with a deadline of Dec. 31 for submitting claims.
GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

NEW YORK — The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight.
TSX falls from record high after a week of gains, U.S. markets mixed

TSX falls from record high after a week of gains, U.S. markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell from its record high on a "benign" day in which losses in the financial and telecommunications sectors offset gains in materials and energy.