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Here's a list of April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

Here's a list of April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.7 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.6 per cent (3.1) — Prince Edward Island: 2.6 per cent (2.
Independent stores and grocery alternatives see sales boost amid Loblaw boycott

Independent stores and grocery alternatives see sales boost amid Loblaw boycott

As the month-long boycott of Loblaw-owned stores wears on, small independent food retailers and alternative grocery options say they’re seeing a boost in traffic and sales.
EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday as it issued an enforcement alert urging water systems to take immediate actions t
The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's 'toxic culture'

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's 'toxic culture'

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Gruenberg, the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, will step down from his post once a successor is appointed, the White House said Monday.
Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close as Nasdaq notches another record

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close as Nasdaq notches another record

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted to a mixed finish after a quiet day of trading, and the Nasdaq composite rose to another record. The Nasdaq climbed 0.7% Monday. The S&P 500 edged up by 0.1% to finish just short of its all-time high.
Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

A new study has linked the legalization of cannabis with a rise in the number of Ontario seniors visiting emergency rooms.
WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

WikiLeaks founder Assange wins right to appeal against an extradition order to the US

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal an extradition order to the United States on espionage charges, a London court ruled Monday — a decision likely to further drag out an already long legal saga.
Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Ivan F. Boesky, the flamboyant stock trader whose cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals on Wall Street, has died at the age of 87.
Wild breed shows potential for developing drought-resistant potato: researcher

Wild breed shows potential for developing drought-resistant potato: researcher

CHARLOTTETOWN — Federal scientists in Atlantic Canada are trying to develop a new breed of potato that is better adapted to growing conditions brought on by climate change.
Recall on promotional tumblers handed out as free gift with Nütrl drinks at LCBO

Recall on promotional tumblers handed out as free gift with Nütrl drinks at LCBO

A free promotional tumbler handed out with Nütrl beverages at Ontario's alcohol retailer is being recalled over safety concerns.
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