Category Archives: Economic

Aeroplan has struck its first big deal since losing Air Canada — and it's with Amazon

Owners of the Aeroplan loyalty program have struck a deal with online retailing giant Amazon that will enable the loyalty program’s five million members in Canada earn reward points while shopping online. Starting in April, Aeroplan members who visit through Aeroplan’s web portal will be able to earn Aeroplan miles for every dollar spent. The deal…

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Facebook shares fall as EU, U.S. urge probes of data practices

Facebook Inc. faced growing pressure on Monday after European and U.S. lawmakers called for investigations into reports that a consultancy that worked on President Donald Trump’s campaign gained access to data on 50 million Facebook users. Facebook’s shares were down seven per cent, wiping around $30 billion US off its market value and dragging the S&P…

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