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The Canadian Press was created by newspaper publishers in 1917 to facilitate the exchange of news across a vast and sparsely populated country. Today, The Canadian Press is a dynamic, agile, bilingual news agency, driven by leading-edge technology and the ability to serve multimedia news Canadians everywhere.

Forget the exclusivity, says Group Mach, we’ll bid for Transat anyway

Transat said that while it was aware of Group Mach’s interest in the company, it hadn’t received a proposal. Now Group Mach has announced it will rectify that, with a formal offer coming before Transat’s exclusive talks with Air Canada end on June 26.
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Barack Obama spotted cheering for the Raptors in Toronto

Toronto found itself on the forefront of the world stage last night when former U.S. president Barack Obama was spotted at Game 2 of the NBA Finals.
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Is Justin Bieber to blame for the closure of this Icelandic canyon?

A large sign warns motorists that Iceland’s Fjadrargljufur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors.
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Boeing finishes software update for grounded airliner

Boeing says it has finished with its updates to the flight-control software implicated in two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max, moving a step closer to getting the plane back in the sky.
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Air Canada stock hits new high on news of talks to buy Transat

MONTREAL — Air Canada's interest in buying rival Transat AT Inc. for about $520 million got positive feedback from industry watchers and stock traders Thursday after the two companies announced they're in exclusive talks to finalize a deal.
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37 year old B.C. woman among six killed in Alaska floatplane crash

A 37-year-old woman from Richmond, B.C., has been identified as the Canadian killed when two sightseeing floatplanes crashed midair in Alaska earlier this week.
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One Canadian among four killed in floatplane crash in Alaska

Global Affairs Canada has confirmed one Canadian is among the four dead in a midair crash involving sightseeing planes in Alaska.
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Media got a sneak peek of Galaxy’s Edge and confirms it will blow people’s minds

The world of Star Wars is coming from a galaxy far, far away to become the largest single-themed land created in a Disney park.
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Air Canada monitoring India situation, temporarily suspends Delhi flights

More than a thousand passengers were affected after Air Canada partially suspended service to India due to the closure of Pakistani airspace as tensions mount between the two nuclear powers.
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Flair Airlines calls abrupt halt to new routes to Florida

Flair Airlines has suspended several flight routes to Florida and California just months after expanding service to U.S. destinations.
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