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‘Manufactured spending’: How a university student racked up travel rewards points for free

Montrealer says Canadian Mint’s Face Value Coin program offered lucrative opportunity A 24-year-old law student said he used a Royal Canadian Mint program to help generate enough travel rewards points to take champagne- and caviar-fuelled, first-class flights to world-class resorts around the globe. Along with being a master’s student of law …

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Watchdog’s bread price fixing probe ‘shocking’ and ‘bizarre,’ analysts say

TORONTO — Allegations of price fixing in the bread aisles of major grocers are “shocking” and “bizarre,” analysts said Wednesday as more companies came forward to reveal they are co-operating with an investigation by the country’s competition watchdog. Grocer Sobey’s Inc. confirmed Wednesday that the watchdog was present at its …

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Supreme Court ruling paves way for development of year-round ski resort on sacred First Nation land

Proposed project in B.C. pits Indigenous religious rights against public interest in Crown land A landmark 7-2 decision released Thursday by Canada’s top court paves the way for development of the Jumbo Glacier resort in the Kootenays region of British Columbia, despite strong objections from the Ktunaxa Nation. (Jumbo Glacier …

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