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'Now 15 per cent is rude:' Tipping fatigue hits customers as requests rise

'Now 15 per cent is rude:' Tipping fatigue hits customers as requests rise

The tipping point for Caitlin Green came when she was buying infant formula. "I was asked to tip for an online order of baby formula," said Green, a new mom and radio announcer in Toronto. "I wasn't using Instacart or tipping someone for delivery.
Canadian crop yields to rise in 2022 as farmers recover from last year's drought

Canadian crop yields to rise in 2022 as farmers recover from last year's drought

CALGARY — Canadian farmers are on track to produce a better crop this year, even as the memory of a punishing drought last year remains fresh in the Prairie provinces.
Historic Amati string instruments featured in concert series

Historic Amati string instruments featured in concert series

Rare instruments see light of day with Discovering the Amatis.
Statistics Canada says household debt ratio up in second quarter

Statistics Canada says household debt ratio up in second quarter

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the amount Canadians owe relative to their income moved higher in the second quarter as the level of debt grew faster than their earnings.
First the win, now the work: What Pierre Poilievre has to do next as new Tory leader

First the win, now the work: What Pierre Poilievre has to do next as new Tory leader

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre woke up Sunday with a list of things to do as he embarks on his first week as the Conservative party's new leader, while his former rivals offered assurances he could count on their support.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Economic data Statistics Canada will release its national balance sheet and financial flow accounts figures, which includes a reading on household debt, for the sec
Heritage church in Blumenfeld gets needed makeover

Heritage church in Blumenfeld gets needed makeover

The Blumenfeld church itself was built out east and shipped to Saskatchewan in pieces and then put together.
Is carbon capture a doomed technology?

Is carbon capture a doomed technology?

A recent report looking at 13 flagship carbon capture projects around the world found the technology — which promises to scrub carbon emissions from industrial pollution — are failing to reduce emissions.
Dollarama attracts customers from 'all walks of life' seeking relief from high prices

Dollarama attracts customers from 'all walks of life' seeking relief from high prices

Discount retailer Dollarama Inc. is winning over new customers as Canadian shoppers "trade down" from more expensive stores and gravitate toward the dollar store's cheaper prices amid inflation.
Coding and robotics course takes off in P.A. school division

Coding and robotics course takes off in P.A. school division

The Prince Albert Catholic School Division has partnered with SaskCode to offer Coding and Robotics in all schools for Grade 5 students