Canadian Airlines Want Screening System Done Right

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OTTAWA — The federal plan to revamp Canada’s air−security screening system is running into headwinds from major airlines, which are urging the government to take things slow to get the changes right. In their last budget, the Liberals announced plans to turn the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, the Crown corporation responsible for screening people…

Amazon in Airports

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BUSINESS NEWS – is looking at bringing its futuristic checkout-free store format to airports in an effort to win business from hungry, time-pressed travelers according to public records. Tamara Lindstrom has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Apple Warns of User Data ‘Weaponization’

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BUSINESS NEWS – Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday that customer data was being “weaponized with military efficiency” by companies to increase profit. Rosanna Philpott has more information in this Reuters News video report.

Billionaire Dad Suing Daughter Over Money

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TORONTO — An Ontario business magnate is suing his daughter, two grandchildren and others for allegedly mismanaging the family’s assets and trust funds. Frank Stronach, the man who started the autoparts business Magna International, and his wife, Elfriede, have launched the lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court and said they have done so as a last…

OPINION: Two Judges, a Circus Sideshow and a Healing Lodge

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Sudhir Sandhu is CEO of Manitoba Building Trades and Allied Hydro Council. His opinions are his own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Manitoba Post. I would wager lunch at the establishment of your choice on the proposition that more Canadians can name a US Supreme Court justice than a member of…

Kate Fenske is The New Boss at Downtown Winnipeg Biz

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The Board of Directors of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Fenske as the Chief Executive Officer of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ commencing October 1, 2018. Kate replaces Stefano Grande who recently accepted the role of CEO of the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. “When we learned of Stefano…

Ford Recalls Two Million F-150 Pickup trucks

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BUSINESS NEWS – Ford Motor is recalling two million F-150 pickup trucks in North America after reports of seat-belt fire smoke or fire. Fred Katayama has more information in this Reuters News video report.

More Direct Flights South for Winnipeg Sun Seekers

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WINNIPEG – Good news for Winnipeg sun seekers this winter, you can fly non-stop to five new US destinations. Flair Airlines announced this week that new non-stop flights from Winnipeg and Edmonton, with most flights beginning December 15th. The new direct flights from Winnipeg include the following destinations: Las Vegas, Phoenix/Mesa, Orlando, St. Pete-Clearwater (Tampa),…

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ CEO is Moving On

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Stefano Grande, CEO of Downtown Winnipeg BIZ announced his departure to take on new challenges. “It is with deep regret that we have accepted Stefano’s resignation as CEO of the Downtown Winnipeg Biz effective September 2018. While we always knew this day would inevitably come, we must now come to realize that we have to…

Construction Begins on New Hyatt Hotel

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WINNIPEG – Construction is underway on a new Hyatt Hotel, Hyatt House Winnipeg Southwest, located in the Seasons of Tuxedo. Kothari Group and Hyatt announced the start of construction for a 135-room, six-story Hyatt House hotel this week. The Kothari Group will be developing and managing the hotel, further adding to its portfolio of hotels…