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WestJet Pilots Vote to form Union

CALGARY—The Air Line Pilots Association, International says more than 1,400 WestJet pilots have voted 62 per cent in favour of forming the first union at Canada’s second-largest airline. The ALPA says that once the results are certified by the Canada Industrial Relations Board, it will be the exclusive bargaining agent for WestJet pilots. WestJet chief executive Gregg Saretsky said in …

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Amazon Leans into Tipping Point for Online Apparel

SEATTLE—If future anthropologists want to study the rubble of early-21st-century retail, a good place to start will be what Amazon.com did to apparel shopping in the few years before and after 2017. The outlook for physical retailers is grim, the sector roiled by store closings, layoffs and bankruptcies. This year, Amazon will surpass Macy’s, which last year announced it would …

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R&R: Rest and Ryan Getzlaf Benefit Ducks in 4-3 Overtime Win

When Anaheim Ducks coach Randy Carlyle was asked by a Kelowna newspaper scribe Tuesday if getting out of hockey-mad Edmonton for a few days would be worth it, he shrugged his shoulders. “We think it’ll benefit us but we’ll be judged by our performance in Game 4, won’t we?” he said. “Tied 2-2 or down 3-1. By tomorrow night about …

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