WestJet Flying Seasonal Winnipeg to Kelowna Route

WestJet Flying Seasonal Winnipeg to Kelowna Route

WestJet Boeing 737
A WestJet Boeing 737 (WIKIPEDIA)

Travellers wanting to bask in the Okanagan region this summer can soon fly direct from Winnipeg to Kelowna, B.C.

WestJet will operate the seasonal route from July 28 to September 6. The Calgary-based airline also announced an Edmonton to Hamilton route.

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North American Stock Markets Tumble as Trading Begins in Wake of Brexit Vote

North American Stock Markets Tumble as Trading Begins in Wake of Brexit Vote

By The Canadian Press

Stocks
A TV screen shows global stocks plunging following the British Brexit vote as traders, background, work at the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange, Netherlands, Friday, June 24, 2016. The British vote to leave the EU shook up financial markets around the globe on Monday, leading to sharp falls in stocks and the British pound. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

TORONTO – The vote by Britain to leave the European Union left stock markets around the world bloodied amid concern that fallout from the decision would hurt global economic growth.

North American markets were caught up in the carnage, but the consequences for Toronto were cushioned by gains in the gold sector, a traditional refuge in turbulent times.

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No More Room at the Winnipeg Humane Society

No More Room at the Winnipeg Humane Society

Winnipeg Humane Society

The Winnipeg Humane Society is bursting at the seams with animals.

The shelter says it has reached capacity and homes need to be found immediately, especially for cats.

“If you have ever considered adopting a cat, now is the time,” said WHS CEO Javier Schwersensky.

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Canadian Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against TD Bank’s Coin-Counting Machines

Canadian Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against TD Bank’s Coin-Counting Machines

By Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press

Coins
In this April 11, 2009 file photo, Joe Walls empties a bag of fifty-cent-pieces into a Penny Arcade coin counting machine at TD Bank in Fairless Hills, Pa. Canadian class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of people who used TD Bank coin-counting machines over a three-year period. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mel Evans, File)

TORONTO – A Canadian class-action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of people who have allegedly been short-changed by TD Bank coin-counting machines over a three-year period.

The suit alleges that the bank had learned of numerous accuracy problems with its coin-counting machines in the United States, but still proceeded with a national rollout of the machines across Canada in January 2013.

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Wildfires Force More Than 2,000 to Flee Manitoba Communities

Wildfires Force More Than 2,000 to Flee Manitoba Communities

Canadian Red CrossMore than 2,000 people have been evacuated in northern Manitoba due to wildfires continuing to spread.

The evacuation orders were issued Thursday afternoon by the communities of Easterville and Chemawawin First Nation, 450 kilometres north of Winnipeg, due to smoke and threat from a fire that has moved to within half a kilometre of the community.

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