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CP NewsAlert: Statistics Canada says economy looks to have grown in second quarter

July 30, 2021 7:46 am OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the economy appears to have grown in the second quarter of the year despite two months of setbacks. The agency says...

TSX closes at all time high, U.S. markets up after big jump in commodities...

July 29, 2021 4:26 pm Canada's main stock exchange closed at an all-time high as commodities like gold and oil benefitted from a weaker U.S. dollar on Thursday. Mike Archibald, vice-president...

S&P/TSX composite up, U.S. markets mixed amid flood of earnings reports

July 28, 2021 4:06 pm TORONTO — North American markets were mixed, with some indexes posting modest gains on a day where an update from the U.S. Federal Reserve and...

Annual rate of inflation hits 3.1% in June, down slightly from May high

July 28, 2021 8:11 am OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the annual rate of inflation hit 3.1 per cent in June. The reading for the consumer price index is down from...

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Annual rate of inflation hits 3.1% in June

July 28, 2021 7:36 am OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the annual rate of inflation hit 3.1 per cent in June. The reading for the consumer price index is down from...

Would-be entrepreneurs need to evaluate work ethic, values before taking the plunge

July 27, 2021 9:36 am TORONTO — While Anthony Kirby is grateful for the stability his job as a grocery store supervisor has afforded him, especially throughout the pandemic, the...

StatCan data shows youth unemployment rates have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 26, 2021 5:06 pm HALIFAX — New data from Statistics Canada shows that while youth unemployment has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, finding full-time work has been increasingly precarious...

North American markets take a breather Monday in advance of heavy earnings week

July 26, 2021 3:46 pm TORONTO — North American stock markets were relatively quiet Monday in advance of a flood of earnings reports from major U.S. and Canadian companies expected...

White House to maintain travel restrictions as Delta ravages unvaccinated Americans

July 26, 2021 3:31 pm WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden didn't mince words Monday when asked whether his administration will be able to convince more holdout Americans to change...

Symmetry not guaranteed on border policy: envoy

July 23, 2021 3:22 pm WASHINGTON — Just because Canada and the United States worked closely together to restrict travel across their shared border doesn't mean they were always going...

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Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers

August 2, 2021 11:16 pm JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties...

Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

August 2, 2021 11:11 pm LONDON (AP) — Early in the coronavirus pandemic, Jennifer Sherlock went out with a few men she met through dating...

Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

August 2, 2021 11:11 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than $150 billion to boost...