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Research, experimentation key to finding the right price for your Airbnb rental

Research, experimentation key to finding the right price for your Airbnb rental

Carolyn Hocquard wanted to make some extra cash to cover rent, when her mom moved out of their downtown Halifax home four years ago.
Malaysian ex-PM Najib ordered to enter defence in 1MDB case

Malaysian ex-PM Najib ordered to enter defence in 1MDB case

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A Malaysian judge on Monday ordered former Prime Minister Najib Razak to enter a defence at his first corruption trial linked to the multibillion-dollar looting at the 1MDB state investment fund that helped spur his shocking
Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest jets

Safety officials probing records of work on Southwest jets

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines says it will speed up inspections of dozens of used planes it bought from foreign airlines after federal regulators threatened to ground the jets because they might not meet all safety standards.
North American stock markets barely move after strong end to last week

North American stock markets barely move after strong end to last week

TORONTO — North American stock markets barely budged to start the week in the first day of trading after setting record highs in the U.S.

Great Panther Mining reports fatality in a rock fall at Mexican mine

Vancouver-based Great Panther Mining Ltd. has identified the man killed during a rock fall at its San Ignacio underground mine in Mexico on Friday.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,882.83, up 5.41 points.) Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 31 cents, or 4.84 per cent, to $6.09 on 7.2 million shares.

Premium Brands down on indirect fallout of China's swine fever outbreak

VANCOUVER — An outbreak of African swine fever that has decimated hog herds in China is being blamed for indirectly weakening third-quarter returns at specialty foods producer Premium Brands Holdings Corp.
Activities at Semafo mine in Burkina Faso suspended after death toll rises

Activities at Semafo mine in Burkina Faso suspended after death toll rises

MONTREAL — Quebec gold producer Semafo has suspended the activities of its Boungou mine in Burkina Faso in the wake of a deadly attack last week as a convoy of its workers travelled on a road leading to the facilities.

OpenText Corp. to buy cloud-focused Carbonite Inc. in US$1.42 billion deal

WATERLOO, Ont. — OpenText Corp. shares surged Monday after the company announced a US$1.42-billion deal to acquire Carbonite Inc. to strengthen its offerings in the highly competitive cloud-based software sector.
War epic 'Midway' bests 'Doctor Sleep' at the box office

War epic 'Midway' bests 'Doctor Sleep' at the box office

LOS ANGELES — Despite a fresh injection of four big movies into the marketplace including a Stephen King adaptation, a World War II epic, a glossy, holiday-themed romantic comedy and a family friendly comedy, audiences largely stayed away from theatr