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Competition heating up for price-sensitive passengers as Swoop set to launch

Competition heating up for price-sensitive passengers as Swoop set to launch

MONTREAL — Competition is heating up for Canada's most price-sensitive travellers as WestJet Airlines gears up to launch the country's second ultra-low cost airline Wednesday.
Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S.
Aldo Group reaches $120,000 settlement with New York in job discrimination case

Aldo Group reaches $120,000 settlement with New York in job discrimination case

NEW YORK — Aldo Group Inc.
Better prices and new pipelines expected to drive higher Canadian crude output

Better prices and new pipelines expected to drive higher Canadian crude output

CALGARY — A pipeline capacity gap that is impeding the movement of Western Canada's crude to market will close by 2021 and there will be surplus room from about 2022 until 2030, according to the Canadian Energy Research Institute.

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

SAN FRANCISCO — An argumentative computer proved formidable against two human debaters as IBM gave its first public demonstration of new artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.
US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building

WASHINGTON — A surge of construction in the Midwest drove U.S. housing starts up 5 per cent in May from the prior month. The Commerce Department says that housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.