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Realtors lack access to TREB sales data despite promise to make it available

Realtors lack access to TREB sales data despite promise to make it available

TORONTO — Real estate companies that were promised access to a Toronto Real Estate Board feed of Greater Toronto Area home sales data on Tuesday said some are still waiting to get their hands on the numbers and others were slow to receive them.
Passenger satisfaction rises at Canada's three largest airports: J.D. Power

Passenger satisfaction rises at Canada's three largest airports: J.D. Power

TORONTO — A J.D. Power survey says passenger satisfaction has improved in two years at Canada's three largest airports.
Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

Nova Scotia issues permit for new tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture.
Proposed class action lawsuit on trailing commissions filed against CIBC

Proposed class action lawsuit on trailing commissions filed against CIBC

TORONTO — A class action lawsuit regarding trailing commissions paid to discount brokers on CIBC mutual funds has been proposed against the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and CIBC Trust Corp.
Vancouver Island partners sign hull design contract for floating LNG project

Vancouver Island partners sign hull design contract for floating LNG project

VANCOUVER — The developer of a floating liquefied natural gas export facility proposed for Vancouver Island says it has a deal with a Korean shipbuilder for the design of two large at-shore hulls.
August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months but applications for new building permits plunged, sending mixed signals for an industry that has been struggling with rising lumber costs.
Newcomers bring decaying Kentucky distillery back to life

Newcomers bring decaying Kentucky distillery back to life

MILLVILLE, Ky. — The whiskey quit flowing decades ago from a landmark Kentucky distillery housed in a picturesque castle. Nearly a half-century of neglect reduced the one-time tourist draw to a decaying relic.
Former exec sues Spotify over boys-only events and pay

Former exec sues Spotify over boys-only events and pay

NEW YORK — A former sales executive is suing Spotify for gender discrimination and equal pay violations, saying executives organized "boys' trips" that excluded women and that the company paid men more for the same work.
EU opens investigation into how Amazon uses data

EU opens investigation into how Amazon uses data

BRUSSELS — European authorities said Wednesday they have opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Amazon over the e-commerce giant's treatment of smaller merchants on its website .
U.S. Midwest refinery maintenance outages to weigh on Canadian oil prices

U.S. Midwest refinery maintenance outages to weigh on Canadian oil prices

CALGARY — A maintenance shutdown at the refinery that is the largest buyer of Canadian heavy oil in the United States is expected to extend and possibly worsen the price discounts on crude from north of the border.