Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--First NewsWatch-

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The union at Canada Post says its rotating strikes have begun in Halifax, in Windsor, Ontario, Edmonton and Victoria.

CUP-W said it would target all four cities after midnight if no contract agreement was reached by its strike deadline.

Canada Post said Sunday it had placed an offer on the table that includes wage increases, job security, improved benefits and no concessions.

But the union representing 50-thousand postal workers says the corporation is refusing to talk about issues that matter to the union -- including job security and an end to forced overtime.

The union says mail will still be delivered in the four targeted cities during the 24-hour strike, but will be delayed. (1)



Bombardier is suing America's Mitsubishi Aircraft over alleged trade secret misappropriation.

The Quebec aerospace giant alleges some of its former employees in Canada and the U-S passed on documents containing trade secrets to Mitsubishi before going to work for the company.

The legal complaint filed Friday in Seattle concerns trade secrets about the certification process and also targets Aerospace Testing Engineering & Certification, and several ex-Bombardier staffers.

A Mitsubishi spokesman says the allegations are unfounded and the company will prove so in court. (1)



A multi-vehicle crash has claimed the lives of three women in Nova Scotia's Antigonish County.

R-C-M-P say the three-vehicle collision late Saturday afternoon happened in Dagger Woods.

Two women, aged 36 and 67, in a car were pronounced dead at the scene, while the two occupants of an S-U-V were taken to hospital in Antigonish where a 60-year-old woman later died.

Police say one of the two people in a pickup truck suffered minor injuries.(1)



Rescuers have ended their search of the wreckage of one of Taiwan's fastest passenger trains that derailed along a popular weekend route. …

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