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Canada’s inflation rate climbs to 8.1% in June as gas prices soared

Canada’s inflation rate climbs to 8.1% in June as gas prices soared

Air transportation costs rose 6.4%
WestJet employees in Calgary and Vancouver could be on strike by next Wednesday

WestJet employees in Calgary and Vancouver could be on strike by next Wednesday

Wages are the key issue in negotiations
West Fraser Timber shuts down takeover report; shares spike

West Fraser Timber shuts down takeover report; shares spike

Company says it has not received a proposal and there are no ongoing discussions
Ukraine finalizes ties to IEA as both foresee hard winter

Ukraine finalizes ties to IEA as both foresee hard winter

‘This winter may become a historic test of European solidarity’
Amazon sues admins of 10K Facebook groups over fake reviews

Amazon sues admins of 10K Facebook groups over fake reviews

More than 10,000 fake review groups reported to Meta since 2020
‘Summer of recovery’: Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

‘Summer of recovery’: Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

Canada’s tourism industry GDP was down nearly 50 per cent in 2020
Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

Job vacancies grow in April to just over one million, wages rise in tight market

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the number of job vacancies at the beginning of April hit just over one million, up more than 40 per cent compared with a year earlier, as the tight labour market helps push up wages and fuels inflation concerns.
From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

Roots Corp. has been doing collaborations since before they were cool.
Rogers strikes $2.85-billion deal to sell Freedom Mobile to Quebecor

Rogers strikes $2.85-billion deal to sell Freedom Mobile to Quebecor

Rogers hopes deal will appease federal regulators opposed to its proposed takeover of Shaw
New bank rules come into force this month but critics say they don’t go far enough

New bank rules come into force this month but critics say they don’t go far enough

TORONTO — The long wait for shorter wait times on resolving bank complaints is almost over as part of a raft of updates to banking regulations set to come into force.