A B.C. man bought tires with a 112,000-kilometre warranty and he says they wore out after 30,000 kilometres, but the manufacturer Continental Tires rejected his claim. The company told Go Public the tires showed "uneven wear," making the warranty inapplicable.
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Several employees at Loblaws-owned stores said they've been pressured recently to push customers to use self-checkout, driven by a company quest to get more people using the machines. 
"They're trying to get us to force [customers] to go to self-checkout,"said a cashier at a Shoppers Drug Mart in Ontario.
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Appeal Court to decide on B.C. pipeline law that would impact Trans Mountain

VANCOUVER -- A British Columbia Court of Appeal hearing on proposed provincial legislation that would impact the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has concluded and a panel of five judges has reserved its decision.
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FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

NEW YORK -- Boeing is confirming the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five months.
The company is tweaking the system designed to prevent an aerodynamic stall if sensors detect that the plane's nose is pointed too high.
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Canada's main stock index just endured worst day of 2019

Canada's main stock index endured its worst day of 2019 Friday on signs of a global economic slowdown and potential for a recession.
Weak manufacturing data from Europe and then in the United States had investors nervous on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest files for IPO

SAN FRANCISCO -- Digital scrapbooking site Pinterest on Friday filed for an initial public offering of stock.
It follows a similar filing with securities regulators earlier this month by ride-hailing company Lyft in what is shaping up to be a busy season for technology IPOs.
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Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.
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WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet Airlines plans to stick with deliveries of Boeing 737 Max aircraft once regulators approve the plane for re-entry into service.
The Calgary-based airline says it won't follow the lead of Indonesia's flag carrier, which cancelled its multibillion-dollar order for 49 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two deadly crashes in the past six months.
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Here's something you don't see every day — in a conference room no less.
A hundred or so Albertans from different parts of the energy sector, from oil and gas to renewables, playing a game together.
"I am going to invite someone to make statement, then I am going to invite you to move," says Pong Leung, the game's facilitator and lead strategist with Alberta's Energy Futures Lab.
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Trump to nominate conservative Stephen Moore for Fed board

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump said Friday that he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst and frequent critic of the Federal Reserve, to fill a vacancy on the Fed's seven-member board.
Moore, a well-known and often polarizing figure in Washington political circles, served as an adviser to Trump during the 2016 campaign.
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Use the back door. Avoid the lobby if you're carrying luggage. Don't talk to neighbours. Say you're visiting a cousin. And most importantly, don't mention Airbnb. 
As cities and buildings around the world crack down on Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms, some hosts are asking guests to lie about who they are and why they're there.
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U.S. bond yields just inverted — here's why that matters

One of the most closely watched predictors of a potential recession just yelped even louder.
The signal lies within the bond market, where investors show how confident they are about the economy by their level of demand for U.S.
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