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Here's a list January inflation rates for Canadian provinces

Here's a list January inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.9 per cent in January, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.5 per cent (3.4) — Prince Edward Island: 1.6 per cent (2.
Here's a list of January inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

Here's a list of January inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.9 per cent in January, Statistics Canada says.
Commercial production at new Methanex plant in Louisiana delayed after problems

Commercial production at new Methanex plant in Louisiana delayed after problems

VANCOUVER — Methanex Corp. says commercial production at its new methanol plant in Louisiana has been delayed due to complications during the late stages of its initial startup process.
Worried about a cyberattack? Here are tips to help protect your digital assets

Worried about a cyberattack? Here are tips to help protect your digital assets

TORONTO — The number of cyberattacks victimizing Canadians has been steadily growing over the last decade and is projected to keep rising.
Financial intelligence agencies flag attempts to skirt sanctions against Russia

Financial intelligence agencies flag attempts to skirt sanctions against Russia

OTTAWA — Canada's financial intelligence agency and European allies are highlighting attempts to export sensitive technology to Russia in violation of sanctions imposed against Moscow.
Personal cyber insurance nascent but growing in demand as digital crimes increase

Personal cyber insurance nascent but growing in demand as digital crimes increase

TORONTO — When it comes to protecting against cyberattacks, identity theft and other digital crimes, Canadians have been hearing the same advice for years: vary your passwords, use two-factor authentication and consider a virtual private network to m
Capital One to buy Discover for $35 billion in deal that combines major US credit card companies

Capital One to buy Discover for $35 billion in deal that combines major US credit card companies

NEW YORK (AP) — Capital One Financial is buying Discover Financial Services for $35 billion, in a deal that would bring together two of the nation's biggest lenders and credit card issuers.
Vancouver and Toronto renters lament quality of life more than homeowners: StatCan

Vancouver and Toronto renters lament quality of life more than homeowners: StatCan

VANCOUVER — Renters across the country faced record low vacancy rates and record high rent increases in 2023, but Statistics Canada says Toronto and Vancouver residents who don't own their homes face the greatest financial pressures.
Railway union warns work stoppage looms after CN, CPKC seek conciliation

Railway union warns work stoppage looms after CN, CPKC seek conciliation

MONTREAL — The union representing 9,300 workers at Canada's two biggest railways says public safety is at stake after contract negotiations ground to a halt this month, with a potential strike on the horizon.
Tax season officially kicks off with most Canadians' returns due by April 30

Tax season officially kicks off with most Canadians' returns due by April 30

OTTAWA — Tax filing season has officially kicked off as Monday marked the first day that Canadians can begin filing their income tax returns online.