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Air Canada, Transat call off $190 million deal after European approval denied

Air Canada, Transat call off $190 million deal after European approval denied

Transat AT is considering its options after a deal that would have seen Canada's largest airline acquire its smaller travel rival officially died on Friday with word that Air Canada had come to a mutual agreement with Transat to terminate their plann
California to allow indoor gatherings as virus cases plummet

California to allow indoor gatherings as virus cases plummet

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Metro Vancouver home sales hit all-time record in March: real estate board

Metro Vancouver home sales hit all-time record in March: real estate board

VANCOUVER — Home sales and new listings set all-time records across Metro Vancouver last month, reports the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.
Essential workers worried Ontario's latest COVID-19 'shutdown' won't protect them

Essential workers worried Ontario's latest COVID-19 'shutdown' won't protect them

Some essential workers fear the latest "shutdown" Premier Doug Ford is imposing on Ontario will do little to protect them from COVID-19.
April, the giraffe that became an online star, dies

April, the giraffe that became an online star, dies

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — April, the giraffe that became a sensation when a rural New York zoo livestreamed her 2017 pregnancy and delivery, was euthanized Friday because of advancing arthritis, the zoo said.

Timeline: The ups and downs of Air Canada's abandoned deal for Transat

MONTREAL — Air Canada and Transat AT have mutually agreed to terminate the $190-million purchase of Transat after the European Commission indicated its unwillingness to approve the transaction.
Italy may be in Easter lockdown, but the party's on at sea

Italy may be in Easter lockdown, but the party's on at sea

Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown this Easter with travel restricted between regions and new quarantines imposed.
Rural Nova Scotia becoming Canada's biotechnology hub as startups move east

Rural Nova Scotia becoming Canada's biotechnology hub as startups move east

A remote East Coast community with roots in coal and steel might not seem like the setting for Canada’s high-tech future.
What's in a name? Experts confused by terms like lockdown, shutdown, circuit breakers

What's in a name? Experts confused by terms like lockdown, shutdown, circuit breakers

From lockdown to shutdown to circuit breaker to emergency brake, jurisdictions across the country have been using different buzzwords to describe periods of tightened COVID-19 restrictions.
CP Rail facing little opposition so far to deal for U.S. railway as it shows support

CP Rail facing little opposition so far to deal for U.S. railway as it shows support

TORONTO — Canadian Pacific Railway is facing scant opposition so far over its US$25-billion bid for Kansas City Southern in a turn of events from prior takeover efforts.