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Milk and dairy products are displayed for sale at a grocery store in Aylmer, Que., on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Dairy Farmers of Canada has asked the Canadian Dairy Commission for a mid-year milk price hike due to the current inflationary environment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian dairy farmers seek second milk price hike this year, citing rising costs

Dairy commission says it will issue its decision around June 17

 

Heavy equipment is shown at the Cheetah Resources Nechalacho Project near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in an undated handout image. The country’s first rare earth mine has started delivering concentrated ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ BILLBRADENPHOTO / HO-CHEETAH RESOURCES

First Canadian rare earth mine starts shipping concentrate from N.W.T.

Minerals critical for computers, wind turbines and electric cars

 

Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux rises during Question Period, Monday, May 2, 2022 in Ottawa. The fall economic statement is expected to pass Wednesday after the Liberals and NDP voted to force the final few hours of debate required on the bill. The parliamentary secretary to the Liberal house leader, says there is frustration among some parties that legislation isn't moving very quickly. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals, NDP co-operate to get fall economic statement to final vote Wednesday

Liberals, NDP co-operate to get fall economic statement to final vote Wednesday

 

Shoppers ride an escalator at Londonderry Mall in Edmonton on August 26, 2017. Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product rose 1.1 per cent in February to post its largest monthly gain since March 2021. The agency also says its early estimate for March this year indicated a gain of 0.5 per cent for the month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Economy gains momentum with 1.1% GDP growth in February, best month since March 2021

Economy gains momentum with 1.1% GDP growth in February, best month since March 2021

Shoppers ride an escalator at Londonderry Mall in Edmonton on August 26, 2017. Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product rose 1.1 per cent in February to post its largest monthly gain since March 2021. The agency also says its early estimate for March this year indicated a gain of 0.5 per cent for the month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
More cohesive relationships between businesses, economic development organizations, and post-secondary institutions is a key recommendation in a recent Workforce Development Study commissioned by CAEP and funded by Community Futures Central Alberta. (Advocate file photo)

Innovative job training and collaboration are needed to boost central Alberta’s economy, says report

More workforce planning, inclusion and government training are needed

More cohesive relationships between businesses, economic development organizations, and post-secondary institutions is a key recommendation in a recent Workforce Development Study commissioned by CAEP and funded by Community Futures Central Alberta. (Advocate file photo)
Temporary foreign workers from Mexico plant strawberries on a farm in Mirabel, Que., on May 6, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Facing labour shortages, Liberals loosen rules on foreign workers ahead of budget

Changes announced Monday will allow employers to hire foreign workers for more low-wage jobs

Temporary foreign workers from Mexico plant strawberries on a farm in Mirabel, Que., on May 6, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product grew 0.2 per cent in January.The agency also says its initial estimate suggests the economy grew 0.8 per cent in February.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.2 per cent in January

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.2 per cent in January

Statistics Canada building and signs are pictured in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product grew 0.2 per cent in January.The agency also says its initial estimate suggests the economy grew 0.8 per cent in February.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE - Farmers harvest with their combines in a wheat field near the village Tbilisskaya, Russia, July 21, 2021. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that Russia’s war in Ukraine will disrupt commerce and clog up supply chains, slashing economic growth and pushing prices sharply higher around the globe. In a grim assessment out Thursday, March 17, 2022, the 38-country OECD said that over the next year the conflict would reduce the broadest measure of economic output by 1.08% worldwide. (AP Photo/Vitaly Timkiv, File)

War in Ukraine will take global economic toll, group warns

OECD: conflict to reduce gross domestic product by 1.08% worldwide, 1.4% in the 19 Euro countries

FILE - Farmers harvest with their combines in a wheat field near the village Tbilisskaya, Russia, July 21, 2021. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is warning that Russia’s war in Ukraine will disrupt commerce and clog up supply chains, slashing economic growth and pushing prices sharply higher around the globe. In a grim assessment out Thursday, March 17, 2022, the 38-country OECD said that over the next year the conflict would reduce the broadest measure of economic output by 1.08% worldwide. (AP Photo/Vitaly Timkiv, File)

Head of RBC says underlying economy still strong despite heightened volatility risk

Head of RBC says underlying economy still strong despite heightened volatility risk

People line up at the Toronto Premium Outlets mall on Black Friday for shopping sales during the COVID-19 pandemic in Milton, Ont., Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.6% in November, gets back to pre-COVID level

Bank of Canada expects Omicron to dampen spending in first quarter

People line up at the Toronto Premium Outlets mall on Black Friday for shopping sales during the COVID-19 pandemic in Milton, Ont., Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
People wait in line to enter a clothing store in a shopping mall in Montreal, Saturday, January 15, 2022, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Poll suggests some Canadians are feeling brighter about the economy, own finances

Poll suggests some Canadians are feeling brighter about the economy, own finances

People wait in line to enter a clothing store in a shopping mall in Montreal, Saturday, January 15, 2022, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
An ambulance drives along an empty street near a closed tourist site in Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. China’s lockdown of big cities to fight coronavirus outbreaks is prompting concern about more disruptions to global industries after two makers of processor chips said their factories were affected. (Chinatopix via AP)

Chinese anti-virus lockdowns add to concerns over economy

Xi’an has factories that make processor chips for smartphones, auto parts and other goods

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An ambulance drives along an empty street near a closed tourist site in Xi’an in northwestern China’s Shaanxi Province, Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. China’s lockdown of big cities to fight coronavirus outbreaks is prompting concern about more disruptions to global industries after two makers of processor chips said their factories were affected. (Chinatopix via AP)
People walk along Ste-Catherine Street in Montreal, Sunday, January 2, 2022, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada. Some measures put in place by the Quebec government, including the closure of stores to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
People walk along Ste-Catherine Street in Montreal, Sunday, January 2, 2022, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada. Some measures put in place by the Quebec government, including the closure of stores to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the province. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks about the Open for Summer Plan and next steps in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, in Edmonton, on June 18, 2021. In 2022, Kenney and his United Conservative government aim to forge ahead on the economy and catch up on the thousands of surgeries cancelled when hospitals were overwhelmed during the fourth wave of COVID-19 in the fall. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks about the Open for Summer Plan and next steps in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, in Edmonton, on June 18, 2021. In 2022, Kenney and his United Conservative government aim to forge ahead on the economy and catch up on the thousands of surgeries cancelled when hospitals were overwhelmed during the fourth wave of COVID-19 in the fall. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Store co-owner Daniel Beaupre greets customers at the Boutique Courir in Montreal, on Monday, May 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.8% in October, sees gain in November

Statistics Canada says economy grew 0.8% in October, sees gain in November

Store co-owner Daniel Beaupre greets customers at the Boutique Courir in Montreal, on Monday, May 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Vehicles are seen in a parking lot at the General Motors Oshawa Assembly Plant in Oshawa, Ont., on June 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales up 1.4% in October at record $72.5B

Five of the seven subsectors climbed higher for the month

Vehicles are seen in a parking lot at the General Motors Oshawa Assembly Plant in Oshawa, Ont., on June 20, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals ready to release update on federal finances, outlook for Canadian economy

Government predicted this year’s deficit to be $155 billion

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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FILE - Alberta Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board Travis Toews delivers the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
FILE - Alberta Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board Travis Toews delivers the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Statistics Canada’s offices at Tunny’s Pasture in Ottawa are shown on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Statistics Canada says GDP grew at 5.4% annual rate in Q3

Economy edged up by 0.1% in September

Statistics Canada’s offices at Tunny’s Pasture in Ottawa are shown on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang