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Air Canada, WestJet raising checked baggage fee to $30 for lowest-fare passengers

Air Canada, WestJet raising checked baggage fee to $30 for lowest-fare passengers

MONTREAL — Many Canadians will be forced to spend a little more to travel after Air Canada and WestJet Airlines Ltd. said they are increasing fees for passengers to check their bags.
TREB looking to 'protect' home sales data, despite realtors already posting it

TREB looking to 'protect' home sales data, despite realtors already posting it

TORONTO — The Toronto Real Estate Board is studying ways to ensure Greater Toronto Area home sales data is "protected," as realtors have rushed to publish the numbers, some of whom posted them publicly, without requiring a password for access.
Markets rise on announcement of trade 'understanding' between U.S. and Mexico

Markets rise on announcement of trade 'understanding' between U.S. and Mexico

TORONTO — North American markets moved higher Monday after the U.S. and Mexico announced they had reached a preliminary trade accord, prompting the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite to set new all-time highs.
Saskatchewan fiscal update: More revenue, more spending, smaller deficit

Saskatchewan fiscal update: More revenue, more spending, smaller deficit

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government says higher oil and potash prices will mean more money for the province this year.

China disputes latest US tariffs at World Trade Organization

GENEVA — China is challenging the latest round of U.S. tariffs against Chinese goods through the World Trade Organization.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,444.39, up 88.34 points). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Up 66 cents, or 7.68 per cent, to $9.25 on 35.1 million shares.
U.S. appeals WTO report that largely favoured Canada's glossy paper producers

U.S. appeals WTO report that largely favoured Canada's glossy paper producers

GENEVA — A trade dispute over glossy paper will continue with an appeal to the World Trade Organization, even though the United States announced last month that it had ended countervailing duties on Canadian producers.
Nation's top student loan official resigns

Nation's top student loan official resigns

NEW YORK — The government's top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday, citing what he says is the White House's open hostility toward protecting the nation's millions of student loan borrowers.

JetBlue is raising fees on baggage and ticket changes

DALLAS — JetBlue Airways is raising fees for checking a bag or changing a ticket, a move that could prompt other airlines to raise their fees. New York-based JetBlue posted the increases online. They apply for all trips booked on or after Monday.
Minimum price brewers can charge in Ontario drops as buck-a-beer comes into effect

Minimum price brewers can charge in Ontario drops as buck-a-beer comes into effect

TORONTO — Buck a beer went into effect in Ontario on Monday, but only a handful of brewers have embraced the new, lower minimum price. The policy lowers the minimum price of a bottle or can of beer to $1 from $1.25.