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B.C. Court rejects WestJet's appeal of class action certification about baggage fees

B.C. Court rejects WestJet's appeal of class action certification about baggage fees

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Court of Appeal has dismissed WestJet's efforts to overturn the certification of a class-action lawsuit on baggage fees.
Avenatti cast as both thief, generous lawyer at NYC trial

Avenatti cast as both thief, generous lawyer at NYC trial

NEW YORK (AP) — California lawyer Michael Avenatti stole nearly $300,000 in book proceeds from porn star Stormy Daniels to pay employees at his debt-ridden law firm and to fund his personal expenses, a prosecutor told jurors as the once high-flying a

Cruise ship wanted in US lawsuit remains in the Bahamas

MIAMI (AP) — Bahamian authorities say a cruise ship that was set to dock in Miami this weekend remained in the Bahamas on Monday, avoiding a U.S. judge’s order to seize the vessel.
North American stock markets stage rally after plunging on rate, war concerns

North American stock markets stage rally after plunging on rate, war concerns

TORONTO — North American stock markets staged a late-afternoon rally after plunging in early trading on fears about central bank moves and geopolitical risks in Ukraine along with a shaky start to the earnings season.
Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Indigenous non-profit looks to acquire ownership of Trans Mountain Pipeline

CALGARY — A new Indigenous non-profit organization is seeking an ownership stake in the Trans Mountain Pipeline, saying its aim is to make sure communities along the pipeline's route receive its benefits directly.
Dior couture celebrates the craft of fashion in Paris show

Dior couture celebrates the craft of fashion in Paris show

PARIS (AP) — The atelier — the workshop of hands — took the Dior center stage on Monday for a refined show on the first day of Paris couture week, which aims to elevate the work of the house’s behind-the-scenes seamstresses.
Health tech companies face too many challenges breaking into Canada: entrepreneurs

Health tech companies face too many challenges breaking into Canada: entrepreneurs

TORONTO — Chris Albinson is frustrated. The chief executive at Waterloo, Ont.
Fed to signal rate hike as it launches risky inflation fight

Fed to signal rate hike as it launches risky inflation fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — With inflation punishing consumers and threatening the economy, the Federal Reserve this week will likely signal its intent to begin raising interest rates in March for the first time in three years.

Energy infrastructure firm Enerflex signs all-stock deal to buy U.S. company Exterran

CALGARY — Enerflex Ltd. has signed an all-stock deal to buy U.S. company Exterran Corp. in an agreement that values the company at about US$735 million. Under the transaction, Enerflex will issue 1.021 of its shares for each Exterran share.
Freshii partners with 7-Eleven Canada to sell food in 600 convenience stores

Freshii partners with 7-Eleven Canada to sell food in 600 convenience stores

TORONTO — Freshii Inc. has announced a deal with 7-Eleven Canada to sell food in the chain's convenience stores across the country. Toronto-based Freshii says its Energii Bites snacks will be available in roughly 600 locations across Canada.