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UPS is gearing up for holiday deliveries.

  •  updated Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

United Parcel Service Co. said Wednesday that it plans to hire about 95,000 workers to handle the surge in packages from late November through January. That's about the same number as the last two years.

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Facebook tightens ad policies after ‘Jew-hater’ fiasco

  •  updated Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

NEW YORK — Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as a targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out.

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Airfares for many travellers rise due to bag fees

  •  updated Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

WASHINGTON — Travellers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, a government watchdog said Wednesday.

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Bombardier workers rally in solidarity ahead of U.S. trade spat decision

  •  updated Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

An unusual scene took place Wednesday as unionized workers left their posts at Bombardier's plant in north Toronto — not to protest stalled labour negotiations but to express solidarity with the company in its battle against U.S.-based aerospace giant Boeing Co.

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Toys “R” Us Canada granted creditor protection after U.S. parent’s bankruptcy

  •  updated Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

TORONTO — Toys "R" Us Canada sought creditor protection largely due to the financial woes of its U.S. parent company, which filed for bankruptcy, but consumers may still be wary of its Canadian stores due to the hit to the global brand's reputation, experts say.

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Simons sees new app as the future of retail

  •  updated Sep 20, 2017 at 5:03 PM

VANCOUVER — Simons department store chain is launching a new app as part of its plan to grow its e-commerce business.

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Safe window coverings are a ‘smart’ choice

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  • posted Nov 28, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Childproof blinds at the tips of your fingers

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