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Transat AT temporarily lays off 128 flight attendants

Transat AT temporarily lays off 128 flight attendants

More than half the current workforce of Air Transat flight attendants were notified last week that they will be temporarily laid off, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Alberta cuts deal on municipal oilpatch levies; not on unpaid property taxes

Alberta cuts deal on municipal oilpatch levies; not on unpaid property taxes

EDMONTON — Alberta has announced a three-year deal that it says will prevent municipal taxes and levies from harming its already battered energy industry.
FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for making electric vehicles

FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for making electric vehicles

WINDSOR, Ont. — Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Canada have voted to approve a new three-year contract, Unifor said Monday. About 78 per cent of votes were in favour of the deal, according to the union.
BCE says Bell group president Wade Oosterman to lead Bell Media starting next year

BCE says Bell group president Wade Oosterman to lead Bell Media starting next year

MONTREAL — BCE Inc. says Wade Oosterman, Bell group president and vice-chair, will assume operational leadership of Bell Media next year. Oosterman will take on the responsibilities following the departure of Bell Media president Randy Lennox on Jan.
Nokia to build moon's first 4G cell network for NASA program

Nokia to build moon's first 4G cell network for NASA program

LONDON — Nokia says it has been tapped by NASA to build the first cellular communications network on the moon.
American plans flights with Boeing 737 Max by year-end

American plans flights with Boeing 737 Max by year-end

FORT WORTH, Texas — Before long, American Airlines might find out how many travellers are reluctant to fly on the Boeing 737 Max.

Private equity firm Sandpiper wins support of Artis REIT's largest unitholder

TORONTO — The private equity firm that is trying to replace the board at Artis Real Estate Investment Trust says it has won the support of the trust's largest unitholder. Jetport Inc., owner of a 13.
Statistics Canada says wholesale sales grew in August but at a slower pace

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales grew in August but at a slower pace

OTTAWA — Canadian wholesale sales edged up 0.3 per cent in August to advance for a fourth consecutive month, though at a much slower pace than in previous months. Statistics Canada said Monday that wholesale sales were up 0.3 per cent to $65.
Liam Neeson's 'Honest Thief' notches No. 1 at box office

Liam Neeson's 'Honest Thief' notches No. 1 at box office

LOS ANGELES — Liam Neeson’s thriller “Honest Thief” stole the top spot at the box office in yet another quiet weekend of moviegoing. The Open Roads Films movie brought in $3.7 million in North America the weekend of its U.S. debut.

Brookfield Asset Management to buy 19.9% stake in American Equity

TORONTO — Brookfield Asset Management Inc. says it has signed a deal to acquire a 19.9 per cent stake in American Equity Investment Life Holding Co., which specializes in selling fixed index annuities.