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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.
Costs to get out of the city rising as fuel prices keep inching up

Costs to get out of the city rising as fuel prices keep inching up

The cost of gasoline keeps rising ahead of the May long weekend, making a jaunt out of the city cost a fair bit more than the same trip last year. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.
Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California's Jetty Extracts

Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California's Jetty Extracts

Canopy Growth Corp. has signed a deal that will give it the right to acquire California cannabis company Jetty Extracts, if the U.S. federally legalizes the main ingredient in marijuana.

Here's a list of April inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 6.8 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 6.8 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 6.6 per cent (6.3) — Prince Edward Island: 8.
US, banks unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia's war

US, banks unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia's war

BONN, Germany (AP) — The U.S., several global development banks and other groups unveiled a multi-billion dollar plan Wednesday meant to address a worldwide food security crisis exacerbated by Russia's war in Ukraine .
Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine moved to abandon the steel plant where hundreds of its fighters had held out for months under relentless bombardment in the last bastion of resistanc
Closer travel spots gain appeal as average gas price tops $2 a litre for first time

Closer travel spots gain appeal as average gas price tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time, upping the appeal of getaway spots closer to home.
Nielsen list illustrates power of franchises for networks

Nielsen list illustrates power of franchises for networks

NEW YORK (AP) — With the broadcast television season winding down and most scripted series about to go into hibernation for the summer, it's instructive to look at the power of network franchises.