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Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden stor
'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

'Wonder Woman,' 'Aquaman' and 'Shazam!" thrill Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO — Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman," ''Shazam!" and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production.
USW members vote in favour of strike to back negotiations with Shaw

USW members vote in favour of strike to back negotiations with Shaw

BURNABY, B.C. — A union representing about 500 employees of Shaw Communications in British Columbia says they have voted in favour of strike action by a large majority.
Director James Gunn fired from 'Guardians 3' over old tweets

Director James Gunn fired from 'Guardians 3' over old tweets

LOS ANGELES — James Gunn was fired Friday as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape.

Nova Chemicals appeals ruling that it pay Dow US$1.06-billion in damages

CALGARY — Nova Chemicals has appealed an Alberta judge's order that it pay US$1.06 billion in damages to Dow Chemical Canada in a dispute over a massive ethylene plant in the province. The dispute centres on a production facility in Joffre, Alta.
Aimia shares surge after it announced Aeroplan program changes in 2020

Aimia shares surge after it announced Aeroplan program changes in 2020

MONTREAL — Aeroplan's parent company saw its share price surge more than eight per cent Friday for its biggest boost since announcing a change in CEO in April after it unveiled plans for the loyalty program once its exclusive partnership with Air Can
Loonie moves up as inflation ticks higher, TSX ends lower along with U.S. markets

Loonie moves up as inflation ticks higher, TSX ends lower along with U.S. markets

Stock indexes in Canada and the U.S. closed down Friday on geopolitical tensions, while the loonie surged higher after Statistics Canada said the inflation rate jumped in June. Data from June showed the country's annual inflation rate rose to 2.
MGM banks on never-used anti-terrorism law in suing victims

MGM banks on never-used anti-terrorism law in suing victims

LAS VEGAS — The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,435.46, down 107.55 points) Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (TSX:PGD). Miner. Unchanged at 23.5 cents on 20.3 million shares. Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.
Teamsters Canada Rail Conference members vote in favour of CP Rail agreement

Teamsters Canada Rail Conference members vote in favour of CP Rail agreement

CALGARY — The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference says members have voted about 65 per cent in favour of a four-year deal with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.