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Neglecting your Aeroplan account for other rewards plans can cost you

Neglecting your Aeroplan account for other rewards plans can cost you

TORONTO — Aaron Pollak is a self-described "squeaky wheel" who managed to salvage more than 59,000 Aeroplan loyalty points after discovering they'd apparently expired in November. "I logged into my account and I saw that my points were zero.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Metro meeting Grocery and pharmacy chain Metro Inc. holds its annual meeting and releases its first-quarter results on Tuesday.
Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he'll get wall

Conservatives say Trump caved, but confident he'll get wall

WASHINGTON — No retreat, no surrender is how President Donald Trump frames his decision to temporarily reopen the government while still pursuing a border wall deal. Some of his conservative backers have a different take: "pathetic" and "wimp.
German expert panel agrees on 2038 deadline to end coal use

German expert panel agrees on 2038 deadline to end coal use

BERLIN — In a pioneering move, a government-appointed panel on Saturday recommended that Germany stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2038 at the latest, as part of efforts to curb climate change.
Longest shutdown over: Trump signs bill to reopen government

Longest shutdown over: Trump signs bill to reopen government

WASHINGTON — Submitting to mounting pressure amid growing disruption, President Donald Trump signed a bill Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal a
Dam with mine waste collapses in Brazil; 7 dead, 200 missing

Dam with mine waste collapses in Brazil; 7 dead, 200 missing

SAO PAULO — A dam that held back mining waste collapsed Friday in Brazil, inundating a nearby community in reddish-brown sludge, killing at least seven people and leaving scores of others missing.
Yellow Pages Ltd. resolves year-long labour battle with sales representatives

Yellow Pages Ltd. resolves year-long labour battle with sales representatives

MONTREAL — Yellow Pages Ltd. says a year-long effort to restructure and modernize its relationship with unionized sales representatives across Canada has concluded with the ratification of a new collective agreement by employees in Toronto.

Remind.com claims partial victory after Bell agrees to restore lower fee

TORONTO — Remind.com is claiming a partial victory after waging a social media campaign designed to persuade Rogers and Bell to reverse a fee increase that indirectly affected a free two-way texting service for teachers, students and parents.
Report from transportation watchdog probes commodity discrimination by rail

Report from transportation watchdog probes commodity discrimination by rail

A preliminary report from the Canadian Transportation Agency appears to confirm shippers' complaints about a relatively high number of restrictions on commodities they tried to move by rail through the Vancouver area.
Travel groups praise deal on shutdown after flight delays

Travel groups praise deal on shutdown after flight delays

Politicians couldn't overcome their differences and end the government shutdown over five weeks. Six air traffic controllers might have given them the final nudge they needed.
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