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Ads from company fighting for passenger rights banned from 2 airports

Montreal’s airport has abruptly pulled an ad campaign promoting a new company, Flight Claim, that fights for compensation for wronged passengers. Toronto’s Pearson Airport is also refusing to display the ad created by the company. “We’re just there to protect and help the rights of the passengers, so we feel it’s kind of sad that we’re not able to publicize in ...

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Barclays charged by U.K. Fraud Office over Qatar fundraising

New Bank turned to Qatar to bolster its finances during the financial crisis The Associated Press Posted: Jun 20, 2017 3:24 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 20, 2017 3:25 AM ET Related Stories Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has charged Barclays Plc and four former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud when they sought investment from Qatar in 2008. The bank, ...

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Tim Hortons franchisees launch $500M class-action suit against parent company

A group of Tim Hortons franchisees have launched a $500-million class-action lawsuit against the parent company for mismanagement of the brand, accusing the chain’s owners of making it harder for them to stay in business. The group of franchisees, who call themselves the Great White North Franchisee Association, say that ever since the firm Restaurant Brands bought the iconic coffee and ...

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Supreme Court hands Redskins a handy ruling in court battle over offensive team name

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks in a ruling that is expected to help the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name. The justices ruled that the 71-year-old trademark law barring disparaging terms infringes free speech rights. The ruling is a victory for the Asian-American rock band called ...

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Phoenix grounding: American Airlines may halt flights at PHX as mercury set to top 120 degrees

The Associated Press Posted: Jun 19, 2017 12:02 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017 12:02 PM ET Related Stories American Airlines is warning passengers that it may have to ground flights in Phoenix during a heat wave that could send the temperature soaring to 120 degrees. The airline is letting Phoenix passengers flying during the peak heat Monday through ...

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National Post to eliminate Monday print edition

Publication has ceased Monday editions over past eight summers, but won’t resume when summer ends The Canadian Press Posted: Jun 19, 2017 11:02 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017 11:02 AM ET Related Stories The National Post newspaper is eliminating its Monday print edition as of July. The newspaper hasn’t published on Mondays during the summer months for eight ...

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Major shareholder in The Bay pushes company to sell off real estate, consider going private

Shares of Hudson’s Bay Company jumped almost 13 per cent on Monday after a minority shareholder said  the retailer should consider selling its real estate holdings or consider a privatization by management. In early trading on the TSX, HBC shares rose by $1.14 to hit $10.02. The shareholder, Stamford, Conn.-based Land & Buildings Investment Management, LLC, which has a 4.3 per ...

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Get ready to pay more for meat this summer, food inflation researchers say

Your grocery bill may not rise by quite as much as Canada’s leading food price experts expected this year, but there’s one section where you should expect to pay even more: the butcher. The researchers behind Canada’s annual Food Price Report, published by Dalhousie University, say that while they have downgraded their expectations for food inflation this year to between three and four ...

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‘Key piece of information’ missing from mortgage documents costs homeowner extra $10K

A Toronto man is warning people to take a close look at the penalties they’ll face for breaking a mortgage before they lock in, after his paperwork didn’t include important information that would have saved him more than $10,000 in fees. “I was frustrated that a key piece of information hadn’t been disclosed to me,” Nadim Kara says. “Particularly as ...

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Undercover investigation unmasks cash-for-jobs Chinese immigration scheme

In his 30 years as an immigration expert, Richard Kurland said he’s only ever heard rumours of people paying money for job offers to foreign nationals. “It’s almost the stuff of immigration legendary myth that there are envelopes of cash being passed around for offers of employment in Canada,” said the Vancouver-based lawyer and immigration policy analyst. But he said a case ...

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