Economy

'Still much progress to be made' to close Canada's gender pay gap

'Still much progress to be made' to close Canada's gender pay gap

In the U.S., the pay gap between men and women is 21.4 percent, meaning that women earn, on average, about $0.79 for every $1 a man earns. The gap tends to widen as women get older, with women betwe...

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British Airways Accidentally Lands In Scotland Instead Of Germany

British Airways Accidentally Lands In Scotland Instead Of Germany

But the passengers on a British Airways flight were left shocked when their flight from London bound for Dusseldorf in Germany landed at Edinburgh in Scotland. The toilets were blocked and they ...

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Kia Mohave Masterpiece, SP Signature concepts revealed in Seoul

Kia Mohave Masterpiece, SP Signature concepts revealed in Seoul

The company says the Mohave Masterpiece retains a resemblance to its other SUV models through its sculpted bodywork and bold lines, along with a version of the brand's signature "tiger nose" front g...

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Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent - RBNZ

Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.75 percent - RBNZ

Fed Funds rate of 2.5% is now higher than in New Zealand, the UK Bank Rate is 0.5% higher than it was at the end of 2016 and Canada's interest rate has risen from 0.5% to 1.75% during the intervening ...

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Budget airline WOW Air ceases operations

Budget airline WOW Air ceases operations

WOW air flew travelers to a total of 16 cities in 2015. The halt caused chaos at airports in Toronto and Montreal, as passengers learned their travel plans were cancelled. "Everyone was just shocked"....

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Kaz Hirai Is Finally Retiring At Sony

Kaz Hirai Is Finally Retiring At Sony

Once a market leader in consumer electronics, the maker of the Walkman and Trinitron TV fell behind the likes of Apple in innovation after the release of the iPod in 2001 and then the iPhone in 2007...

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Huawei equipment found to have 'significant' security flaws, says U.K

Huawei equipment found to have 'significant' security flaws, says U.K

HCSEC stressed that in the report that it "does not believe that the defects identified are a result of Chinese state interference ". The report didn't call for a ban on Huawei's equipment. THE U...

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Skytrax World Airport Awards reveals best airport for 2019

Skytrax World Airport Awards reveals best airport for 2019

The World Airport Awards began in 1999, when Skytrax launched its first global, Airport customer satisfaction survey. It will increase the terminal's capacity by up to five million passengers a year...

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Seaplane company's plan for electric fleet is set for take off

Seaplane company's plan for electric fleet is set for take off

Harbour Air sees over 500,000 passengers on 30,000 commercial flights annually, with 12 operating routes including from Vancouver to Seattle, Vancouver to Victoria, and Vancouver to Nanaimo. Federal A...

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Uber May Have One of the Biggest IPOs in US History

Uber May Have One of the Biggest IPOs in US History

So the target of $ 23 billion is quite ambitious for the company, as it expects a great reception from the stock market investors. Investors are anticipating 2019 may be one of the most active years ...

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Care bosses top Hamilton entries on Ontario Sunshine List

Care bosses top Hamilton entries on Ontario Sunshine List

There were 248 City of Oshawa employees on the list. There are 344 employees on the UGDSB list this year. The university's past provost and vice-president, Academic Maureen Mancuso also made the lis...

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U.S. trade deficit falls 15% as Americans buy less from China

U.S. trade deficit falls 15% as Americans buy less from China

The slump in exports was one of the main reasons why Canada's economy practically stalled in the final three months of 2018. The U.S. trade deficit tumbled almost 15 percent in January as imports fe...

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Apple launches its own credit card

Apple launches its own credit card

These announcements include a Netflix-style streaming platform , gaming service and even its own credit card. He points to the Citi Double Cash card, which offers an easy-to-use 2 per cent back...

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Isle Of Wight Among TripAdvisor's Best-Rated Destinations In UK

Isle Of Wight Among TripAdvisor's Best-Rated Destinations In UK

In the U.S., New York City is the top destination for the ninth consecutive year, based on TripAdvisor's data, edging out Maui and Oahu, Hawaii, which rank second and third, respectively. Marrakec...

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Man awarded $80 million in lawsuit claiming Roundup causes cancer

Man awarded $80 million in lawsuit claiming Roundup causes cancer

The verdict in the case Hardeman v. Monsanto before a federal district court in San Francisco found exposure to glyphosate, the signature ingredient in Roundup, caused plaintiff Edward Hardeman's no...

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Payments fintech Airwallex raises $100m series C funding

Payments fintech Airwallex raises $100m series C funding

Airwallex founders, Jack Zhang (CEO), Lucy Liu (President), Xijing Dai (CTO) and Max Li (Product Architect). DST Global led the new round of funding with participation from other backers including ...

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Oil prices fall as markets brace for potential US recession

Oil prices fall as markets brace for potential US recession

They boosted bets on US oil's rally by a whopping 35 percent in the week ended March 19, the most in more than two years, as the kingdom drummed up support for supply cuts in an OPEC meeting with ...

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‘It says it in Mexican. We’re not in Mexico’

‘It says it in Mexican. We’re not in Mexico’

The owner's attention was brought to the situation when he heard "screaming" inside the venue. He says the man became belligerent, not only with employees but with other customers as well. As of t...

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Grindr's Owners Are Looking To Sell Gay Dating App Over Security Concerns

Grindr's Owners Are Looking To Sell Gay Dating App Over Security Concerns

The news organization cites two unnamed sources in its article, which doesn't mention what concerns CFIUS specifically has about the company. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US informed B...

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14 things more likely to happen than winning the Powerball jackpot

14 things more likely to happen than winning the Powerball jackpot

Here are 14 things that are more likely to happen than hitting the Powerball jackpot . The Saturday Powerball drawing resulted in three Virginia winners! Saturday's Powerball numbers were 24-25-5...

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Ferries to Sunshine Coast halted after vessel hits dock at Langdale terminal

Ferries to Sunshine Coast halted after vessel hits dock at Langdale terminal

The Queen of Surrey was approaching the terminal when it came to an abrupt stop, according to witnesses at the scene. "The ferry has been pretty calm - everyone here is pretty relaxed, though I've...

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Autonomy founder Lynch inflated sales before HP deal, court told

Autonomy founder Lynch inflated sales before HP deal, court told

The charges allege that the value of former FTSE 100-listed Autonomy was inflated before the sale of the big data firm. But a year later HP wrote down the value of Autonomy by $8.8 billion, saying i...

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Automatic speed limits planned for all new cars

Automatic speed limits planned for all new cars

Carmakers will need to design steering columns with a standardized interface to fit alcohol interlocks. The system uses GPS signals and speed-limit sign recognition to notify the driver of the legal...

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European Union ignores United States calls to ban Huawei in 5G cyber blueprint

European Union ignores United States calls to ban Huawei in 5G cyber blueprint

Huawei has become a world leader in the technology, and Europe's deployment of the network could lag behind if it shuns Chinese suppliers. In particular, Europe is anxious that any vulnerability in ...

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Stocks tumble, bonds rally as US recession risk flashes 'amber'

Stocks tumble, bonds rally as US recession risk flashes 'amber'

Japan's Nikkei rebounded 1.1 percent after a 3.0 percent fall on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 22, 2019. "The market i...

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Spotify adds to its podcasting portfolio by buying Parcast

The New York Times described its output (including podcasts Female Criminals , Unexplained Mysteries and Unsolved Murders ) as a mix of "historical fact, pop psychology and rampant speculation". ...

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Wayfair bets on brick-and-mortar with first store

Wayfair bets on brick-and-mortar with first store

On a recent conference call with analysts, Shah compared the value of a storefront to the value of a TV ad that tells a story in a way that online text ads can not. Shoppers will be able to buy an ass...

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Judge recommends partial ban on iPhone imports to US

Judge recommends partial ban on iPhone imports to US

Meanwhile, Qualcomm continues to seek billions of dollars in unpaid royalties on the iPhone, in addition to an import ban on iPhones to give it greater leverage in technology licensing negotiations. "...

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IEA: Carbon Emissions Break Record In 2018

IEA: Carbon Emissions Break Record In 2018

Rising energy demand in the US was partially caused by the impact of weather conditions, the IEA explained, as extreme temperatures made cooling and heating systems more important for Americans. Unf...

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N.J. Legislators Call Off Vote to Legalize Marijuana

N.J. Legislators Call Off Vote to Legalize Marijuana

Monday's failure is a blow to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy , who campaigned on the promise of legalizing recreational marijuana and, with Democratic control of both the state's General Assembly and ...

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Uber agrees to buy rival Careem in $3.1 billion deal: statement

The ride-hailing giant Uber will acquire all of Careem's mobility, delivery, payments across the Middle East going from Morocco to Pakistan including major markets such as Egypt , Jordan, Saudi Arabi...

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Budget carrier AirAsia pulls 'Get off in Thailand' ads in Australia

Budget carrier AirAsia pulls 'Get off in Thailand' ads in Australia

But Twitter users were quick to flag the ads. Melinda Liszewski, of anti-objectification group Collective Shout, told 9News she thought the campaign was "a direct message to sex tourists". An AirAsi...

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U.S. Treasury yields hit lowest since late 2017, global stocks fall

U.S. Treasury yields hit lowest since late 2017, global stocks fall

Concerns about the health of the world economy heightened last week after cautious remarks by the US Federal Reserve sent 10-year treasury yields to the lowest since early 2018. Gold has gained almo...

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Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato First Renderings Released

Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato First Renderings Released

Production of the DBS GT Zagato will be limited to just 19 cars, and all have been sold in a partnership with an accompanying DB4 GT Zagato Continuation. Its creators say the vehicle embodies the ne...

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Ford Bronco reportedly looks retro, has removable doors

Ford Bronco reportedly looks retro, has removable doors

That truck is likely the production version of the Ford Courier that we've spotted before, and the leaked announcement that it would be tied to the Bronco family makes us think it will likely be mor...

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