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July 12, 2018 5:18 PM Canada Post ‘hellbent’ on labour dispute as talks continue, union president says

OTTAWA—The president of Canada Post’s biggest workers’ union says the Crown corporation is spoiling for a labour fight as more than 50,000 employees prepare for a summertime strike-vote amidst ongoing talks. Mike Palecek, president of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, accused Canada Post management of stubbornness at the bargaining table, where talks 8

July 11, 2018 5:25 PM Tim Hortons signs franchise agreement to open more than 1,500 stores in China

Starbucks had 3,300 stores in 141 cities in China as of May and plans to total 5,000 by 2021. China is its fastest growing market and it opens a new store in the country every 15 hours. Whitbread, which operates Costa Coffee, has 449 of the coffee chain’s shops in China and plans to have 1,200 by 2022, according to its most recent annual report 9

July 10, 2018 4:07 PM Real Madrid sends Ronaldo to Juventus in $183-million transfer deal

TURIN, ITALY—Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a hugely successful nine-year spell in Spain. Madrid said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Juventus after a request by Ronaldo. No financial details were disclosed but Italian media reports Juventus is paying Madrid €105 million euros ($123 million 6

July 5, 2018 5:03 PM App traps: how cheap smartphones help themselves to user data

Upstream Systems, a London-based mobile commerce and security firm that uncovered the GMobi app’s activity and shared it exclusively with the Journal, says it bought four new devices that, once activated, began sending data to GMobi via its firmware-updating app. This included 15-digit International Mobile Equipment Identification, or IMEI, numbers 60

June 27, 2018 5:44 PM Williams Treaties First Nations vote to approve $1.1-billion settlement proposal

La Rocca said the approval is “an important milestone” toward a final settlement that would end decades of court litigation and negotiation over the controversial Williams Treaties of 1923. The seven First Nations have long argued the government unjustly crafted and implemented the treaties, that they were unfairly compensated for their land, and that they never 12

June 25, 2018 3:30 PM Bombardier, union reach new collective agreement for Toronto workers

Bombardier says it has reached new three-year collective agreements with more than 2,100 production and office workers at its operations in Toronto. The contracts cover workers represented by Unifor Local 112 who work at Bombardier’s Downsview plant and Local 673 who work in technical office and clerical positions. Bombardier assembles its Q400 turboprop 9

June 25, 2018 1:00 PM CAE, Inc. workers in Montreal striking

MONTREAL — Nearly 475 unionized CAE Inc. employees in Montreal went on strike Friday afternoon after rejecting the company’s latest contract offer. Unifor national representative Daniel St-Pierre says the action, taken by members after voting 93 per cent against the offer, demonstrates the frustration that’s built up and a difficult labour climate 10

June 20, 2018 3:00 PM 'What's going on in the U.S. is wrong,' Trudeau says of Trump's child separation policy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy that has led to more than 2,000 children being separated from their parents at the southern U.S. border is "wrong." In brief remarks to reporters Wednesday in Ottawa, Trudeau said: "What's going on in the United States is wrong. I can't imagine what the families 23

June 18, 2018 6:16 PM Baytex Energy and Raging River Exploration sign $2.8 billion merger deal

Baytex Energy Corp. and Raging River Exploration Inc. have signed a $2.8-billion deal to merge in a bid to boost the companies’ East Duvernay Shale operations in Alberta. The combined company, which will operate under the Baytex name, is expected to have production of approximately 94,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from a diverse portfolio of oil assets 11

June 15, 2018 5:17 PM Suspicious substance mailed to U.S Embassy in Ottawa

Embassy says the substance turned out to be harmless The U.S. Embassy in Ottawa says it was mailed a suspicious substance yesterday, which was ultimately deemed safe. The envelope was sent to an offsite security screening location, said an embassy spokesperson. Staff members followed standard security protocols and the substance was tested and found 17