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July 16, 2019

Polls show sour views of race relations in Trump's America

Views of the president, racism and what defines American culture vary significantly according to political alignment.

Garneau 'disappointed' in airlines' move against new passenger bill of rights

Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc., along with 17 other applicants, state in a court filing that mandatory compensation under the passenger bill of rights violates international standards and should be rendered invalid.

Trump signs order to make US-made goods more American

Will gradually boost the percentage of US components for qualifying American-made products from 50% to 75%.

Identifiers need revamp for digital age, Desjardins CEO tells MPs

The breach, revealed in June, saw the leak of names, addresses, birthdates, social-insurance numbers and other private information from roughly 2.7 million people and 173,000 businesses.

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Canadians want personalized wellness programs

Survey says they would improve wellbeing and productivity. » Read more...

Panic button for lone workers

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People before robots while accelerating digitization

Three phases put robotic process automation in the hands of users. » Read more...

JPMorgan Chase posts US$9.7B profit, beating estimates

The largest bank in the U.S. by assets had an especially strong quarter in its consumer banking division, historically its largest business by revenue and profits » Read more

U.S. tug firm to be sentenced for 2016 spill in B.C. First Nation's territory

A Texas-based company has pleaded guilty to three of nine counts while a civil case for damages filed by the Heiltsuk Nation is ongoing » Read more

High speed rail link would run from Vancouver to Seattle in under 1 hour: study

The Washington State Department of Transportation has released a 400-page business case for the transportation link » Read more
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MainTrain 2019

Sept. 16 - 19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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