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NATO talks with Finland, Sweden falter but will continue

NATO talks with Finland, Sweden falter but will continue

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO envoys failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on whether to start membership talks with Finland and Sweden, diplomats said, as Turkey renewed its objections to the two Nordic countries joining.
Interrogation, uncertainty for surrendering Mariupol troops

Interrogation, uncertainty for surrendering Mariupol troops

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who had held out inside Mariupol's pulverized steel plant have surrendered, Russia said Wednesday, as the battle that turned the city into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering dr
Women held 19% of board seats in 2019, up from 18% in 2018: StatCan

Women held 19% of board seats in 2019, up from 18% in 2018: StatCan

Women made up about 19 per cent of corporate board seats in 2019, an increase from about 18 per cent from the year before, even though the total number of board seats studied fell, Statistics Canada revealed Wednesday.
Experts see parallels between 1970s inflation crisis and today

Experts see parallels between 1970s inflation crisis and today

Experts say there are similarities between today's hot inflation and that of the 1970s.
Stocks fall sharply as Target's woes renew inflation fears

Stocks fall sharply as Target's woes renew inflation fears

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more than 1,000 points Wednesday, as big earnings misses by Target and other major retailers stoked investors' fears that surging inflation could cut deeply into corporate profits.
Loblaw to adopt Ukrainian spelling of chicken Kyiv for frozen dish

Loblaw to adopt Ukrainian spelling of chicken Kyiv for frozen dish

One of Canada’s largest supermarket chains is taking a small but meaningful step to signal its support for Ukraine as the country defends itself against Russia's invasion.
Worry, buyer's remorse high as real estate market slowdown materializes

Worry, buyer's remorse high as real estate market slowdown materializes

TORONTO — A wave of buyer's remorse is taking shape in several heated real estate markets, after housing prices started dropping and the number of sales slowed over the last two months.
Inflation sets fresh three-decade high at 6.8% in April with little sign of cooling

Inflation sets fresh three-decade high at 6.8% in April with little sign of cooling

OTTAWA — The cost of nearly everything at the grocery store continued to climb higher to help push the annual inflation rate to a fresh three-decade high in April and economists warn prices could continue to heat up.
Turo ends dual-listing prohibition following Competition Bureau investigation

Turo ends dual-listing prohibition following Competition Bureau investigation

GATINEAU, Que. — The Competition Bureau says car-sharing service Turo Inc. has ended its policy in Canada that prevented someone from also listing the vehicle on other platforms, following an agency investigation.

S&P/TSX composite down more than 200 points, U.S. stock markets also slip lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index slid more than 200 points in late-morning trading as weakness in the financial sector helped lead a broad-based slump, while U.S. stock markets were also down. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 285.