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Ford's plan to cut Ontario corporate tax and halt wage hike benefits big business: Wynne

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal premier says Tory promises to cut the provincial corporate income tax while halting a minimum wage hike would benefit big business while leaving workers in the lurch.

Kathleen Wynne says Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford may say he fights for the little guy, but his policies favour "the big guy."

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Canadian airline profits will fall in 2018 on higher costs: Conference Board

MONTREAL - Canada's airline profitability, which reached a 20-year high last year, is expected to soften due to higher fuel and labour costs, according to a Conference Board of Canada report.

Airline pre-tax profits are forecast to drop 27 per cent to $1.32 billion as increasing costs outpace higher revenues that are forecast to approach $32 billion.

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FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

PHILADELPHIA - U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane and led to the death of a woman who was blown partway out a window.

The Federal Aviation Administration's announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a year after the engine's manufacturer recommended the additional inspections, and a month after European regulators ordered their airlines to do the work.

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Supreme Court ruling corks B.C. vintners' hopes for free trade of Canadian wines

VANCOUVER - Officials representing wineries in British Columbia say they are disappointed by the Supreme Court of Canada ruling that upholds current interprovincial trade laws.

Miles Prodan, the president and chief executive officer with the British Columbia Wine Institute, says the ruling is not the decision it was hoping for.

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