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How 'essential' is dock work? Answer could determine if longshoremen can strike

How 'essential' is dock work? Answer could determine if longshoremen can strike

Montreal port employers and longshoremen are gearing up for a battle over the definition of "essential service" amid ongoing negotiations for a new collective agreement.
Appeal court says CP Rail failed to meet service obligations after bridge fire

Appeal court says CP Rail failed to meet service obligations after bridge fire

OTTAWA — The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
Brose to cut 100 jobs at Ontario operations as auto market shifts

Brose to cut 100 jobs at Ontario operations as auto market shifts

LONDON, Ont. — Autoparts maker Brose Fahrzeugteile says it will cut 100 jobs at its London, Ont., operations by the end of the year.

Corrective to Feb. 1 story on Bombardier delivery delays

In a Feb. 1 story, The Canadian Press erroneously reported that Metrolinx's Eglinton Crosstown LRT project had a budget of $5.9 billion. In fact, Metrolinx has stated the project's budget is $5.3 billion. The Canadian Press
Metrolinx to slap Bombardier with financial penalties over late LRT car delivery

Metrolinx to slap Bombardier with financial penalties over late LRT car delivery

Metrolinx plans to impose financial penalties on Bombardier Inc. after the Quebec train maker delivered only half of a promised six vehicles for Toronto's Eglinton Crosstown LRT by the Friday deadline.
Vancouver home sales fall nearly 40 per cent in January, as prices pull back

Vancouver home sales fall nearly 40 per cent in January, as prices pull back

Vancouver's once red-hot housing market continued to cool last month as the number of home sales fell to the lowest level seen in January in 10 years.

Weekend fire destroys Purolator courier terminal in northern New Brunswick

BATHURST, N.B. — Officials with Purolator say a fire that destroyed a distribution centre in northern New Brunswick will have a minimal impact on shipments. The building in Bathurst was completely gutted by the blaze Saturday night.
Super Bowl ad winners: Bud Light, Amazon

Super Bowl ad winners: Bud Light, Amazon

NEW YORK — This year some of the Super Bowl ads that grabbed the greatest buzz were surprises, like Bud Light's "Game of Thrones" teaser. Other crowd-pleasers focused on humour , like Amazon's take on celebrity product testers.
High Tide signs letter of intent with Ontario pot store lottery winner

High Tide signs letter of intent with Ontario pot store lottery winner

CALGARY — High Tide Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire a minority interest in one of the lottery winners selected to apply for one of the first 25 cannabis retail licences in Ontario.

Hamburg Airport staff strike forces flight cancellations

BERLIN — A strike by the ground staff at Germany's Hamburg Airport has caused the cancellation of more than 50 flights. The ver.di labour union called ground staff out on a one-day strike starting at 3 a.m. Monday.