Category Archives: Economic

Slow start to fifth round of NAFTA talks in Mexico City

NAFTA talks are off to a slow start in Mexico City, where the fifth round of discussions are underway. A source with direct knowledge of the talks tells CBC News about a dozen different topics have come up so far, with little movement following the first full day of discussions. The source pointed out that, so…

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Honda recalls Odyssey minivans after dozens of reported injuries

Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States. Honda says it has received 46 reports of minor injuries related to…

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'This is bunk': WestJet apologizes for misleading passengers about why it cancelled flights

In response to a CBC News investigation, WestJet has admitted it mistakenly told passengers that hurricane-related airport restrictions had forced it to cancel Turks and Caicos flights. The airline now says it actually cancelled flights from Oct. 11 to Dec. 16 for business reasons. It’s currently contacting affected passengers to apologize. Patricia Mombourquette of Edmonton says she never quite believed WestJet’s…

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