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Foodora union voting ends but battle to unionize far from resolved

Foodora union voting ends but battle to unionize far from resolved

TORONTO — Foodora couriers in Toronto wrapped voting on union certification Tuesday, but the drive to create Canada's first unionized workforce in the gig economy has taken a back seat to a ruling on the fundamental question of whether the workers ar
Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

WASHINGTON — Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S.
CBS, Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk up for streaming

CBS, Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk up for streaming

NEW YORK — The newly combined ViacomCBS will invest in more movies and TV shows and try to sell more advertising as it seeks to become a bigger player in the growing business of streaming video.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,350.84, down 113.07 points ). Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Up nine cents, or 1.55 per cent, to $5.88 on 7.7 million shares.
North American stock markets rally after U.S. delays tariffs on some imports

North American stock markets rally after U.S. delays tariffs on some imports

TORONTO — North American stock markets rallied Tuesday after the Trump administration postponed tariffs on popular consumer goods imported from China. The U.S.
Judge greenlights class action lawsuit against Air Canada over fuel surcharges

Judge greenlights class action lawsuit against Air Canada over fuel surcharges

MONTREAL — A Quebec Superior Court judge has authorized a class action lawsuit against Air Canada after the company allegedly used a surcharge to bill passengers for the cost of fuel and then some.
Competition watchdog writes province to support loosening Ontario liquor rules

Competition watchdog writes province to support loosening Ontario liquor rules

Ontario's moves to liberalize rules around the sale of alcohol have received an endorsement from Canada's national competition watchdog.
Chorus Aviation brushes off CRJ sale concerns, stresses leasing growth abroad

Chorus Aviation brushes off CRJ sale concerns, stresses leasing growth abroad

The head of Chorus Aviation Inc. is playing down questions about how the sale of Bombardier Inc.'s CRJ Series aircraft will affect the company's leasing business, which continued to make strides last quarter.

Proxy advisory firm ISS recommends Transat shareholders support Air Canada offer

MONTREAL — An independent proxy advisory firm is urging Transat shareholders to support the proposed $720-million takeover of the tour operator by Air Canada. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.
US consumer prices rose 0.3% amid widespread cost increases

US consumer prices rose 0.3% amid widespread cost increases

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices rose 0.3% in July, pushed higher by more expensive gas, medical care and housing. The consumer price index increased 1.8% compared with a year earlier, up from 1.6% in June, the Labor Department said Tuesday.