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The unprecedented rise in consumer debt means the Bank of Canada's rate-hiking cycle is already the most severe in 20 years and further increases will have far graver consequences than conventional analysis shows, Macquarie capital markets Canada Ltd. said. Assuming just one further rate rise, the ...
In this Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, large spheres take shape in front of an existing Amazon building, as new construction continues across the street in Seattle. TORONTO -- Amazon waded through 238 bids that included promises of hefty tax breaks and canoeing to work to narrow down a short list of some 20 ...

Since 1990, Canadians have reduced our climate pollution by just 10 per cent per person while Americans cleaned up by 20 per cent; Europeans by 30 per cent; and the British by 40 per cent. At this rate it will take 150 years before our climate pollution per person falls to the amount that Europeans emit ...
Canadian travellers seeking sun in Montego Bay, Jamaica should exercise caution during a state of emergency over a spike in violent crime, the Canadian government is warning. Jamaican authorities imposed a military lockdown in St. James Parish Thursday, which includes the popular tourist destination.
Since Canadians and Americans share a border, it's important for Americans to know and understand a little bit about their neighbors. From a national census conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2012, of the 40.8 million immigrants that came to the U.S. in search of a better life for their children, eight ...
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Two American and two Canadian citizens have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna, a state in Northern Nigeria, a spokesperson for the Kaduna State police told CNN. Mukhtar Aliyu, spokesperson for Kaduna state police, said that the two men were abducted on Tuesday ...
"These numbers paint a picture of negativity among the Canadian public, and one that has worsened the more Canadians have seen from the U.S. leadership," the report stated. "Further, across gender and political affiliation, each demographic has seen waning optimism heading into year two under Trump ...
Canadians are looking for sunshine and the best bang for their buck when they go travelling in 2018, according to travel search engine Kayak. After examining searches made on Kayak Canada between June 1, 2017 and Dec. 1, 2017, for travel from Canada from Jan. 1, 2018 to June 1, 2018, Kayak ...
Canadians are feeling increasingly worried about their personal debt, with an increasing number close to being unable to pay the bills every month as higher interest rates start to make an impact, a new Ipsos survey suggests. More than a third of the over 2,000 respondents to an online survey done for the ...
The number of homes on the market also jumped up by 3.3 per cent between November and December. Canadian Press. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick. A for sale sign is shown outside a house under construction in a new subdivision in Beckwith, Ont., on Jan. 11, 2018. The Canadian Real ...
Khawlah Noman's story of being attacked not once but twice by a man in his 20s who used scissors to cut her hijab garnered responses from coast-to-coast. The media seized upon this troubling tale as camera crews rushed to her Scarborough school for a press conference several hours after the Friday ...
A Calgary police officer who interviewed former Calgary performance school employee Philip Heerema after he was arrested on child sex abuse charges told the suspect he'd displayed "classic pedophile behaviour" when messaging teens he was working with. Det. Paul Ralstin was the first to testify ...
Canadians are generally happy with their news media, and that could be thanks to their trust in the federal government and faith in the country's economic performance. A Pew Research Center study into global attitudes on media showed out of 38 countries worldwide, Canadians placed in the top 10 in all ...
For Barbara and Clarence Nepinak making bannock in their teepee set up at The Forks is more than just an annual winter tradition; it's part of how they pass down their culture to the next generation. 0:57. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Report Typo or Error|Send Feedback ...
Unifor's Jerry Dias, which represents more than 310,000 members, said if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland quit the negotiating table over the troubled deal, they'd get a pat on the back from Canadians on the shop floor. "Working class Canadians absolutely will ...
And overall, almost half of Canadians (48 per cent), say they are within $200 of not being able to meet their financial obligations, up six points since September. Over 40 per cent are worried they'll be in financial trouble if interest rates keep rising, with one in three afraid they may face bankruptcy.

The first that Canadians would hear about this would be through the Alert Ready system after NORAD picked up the missile on radar. This system works primarily through radio and television and would give us about 25 minutes to get our lives in order. We've all seen these, they are the typically red screens ...
Low interest rates are one reason Canadians have had the option to take on higher debt loads, says Royal Bank economist Josh Nye. The average five-year fixed interest rate for a Canadian mortgage in 2016 was 4.64 percent, according to RateHub. That's been good for the economy while other areas, ...
OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling on Canadians to put the values he says unite the country -- openness, compassion, equality and inclusion -- into practice heading into the new year. In a New Year's statement released Sunday, Trudeau says the 150th anniversary of Confederation in ...
She doesn't shy away from mentioning the torrential rains that flooded Parliament Hill's Canada Day show and tries to laugh off the frosty temperatures that forced the cancellation of many New Year's Eve events, including musical shows planned for Parliament Hill. "We're Canadians," she says. "We're ...
What price Canadians paid their dealers was hard to gauge, the agency acknowledged, but its analysts relied on three recent assessments of average household expenditure on cannabis. The lowest of these put the price at $C7.14 per gram, ($AU7.30) and the highest, by the parliamentary budget officer, ...
OTTAWA -- Julie Payette has issued a decidedly informal request to Canadians in her first New Years message as governor general -- "stay active." Gone are the regal trappings that served as a backdrop to end-of-year messages delivered by previous governors general. Instead, Payette chose to deliver a ...
OTTAWA--A survey suggests most Canadians believe texting and driving is getting worse despite police crackdowns and extensive public education efforts. In the November survey conducted by the Canadian Automobile Association, 83 per cent of respondents said they believe texting while driving is a ...
Canadians think his administration hasn't been particularly helpful to our country, either. Only 16 per cent of those surveyed think Trump has been good for Canada. One of the major drawbacks for Canada of the Trump Administration is its threat to pull out of NAFTA, which has a number of key provisions ...
Canadians still seem to recognize that paying down debt is an important goal, even as they rack up more and more of it. Twenty-five per cent of those surveyed in a new CIBC poll cited debt reduction as their top financial priority for 2018, marking the eighth straight year it has topped the list. The findings ...
OTTAWA--Canadians will send 100,000 elephants worth of wrapping paper to the dump this year and Christmas presents are a big culprit. Zero Waste Canada, a Vancouver-based advocacy group, estimates each Canadian tosses about 50 kilograms of garbage over the holidays, 25 per cent more than ...
OTTAWA - Ahead of its July deadline for legalizing recreational marijuana use in Canada, the federal government has launched a campaign warning of the risks of drug-impaired driving. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is unveiling a series of advertisements today that will air on TV, radio, online and ...
In fact, Canadians are the second largest buyers of ultra-processed foods and drinks in the world (second only to the U.S.), and for the first time, we have children who have spent their entire lives eating diets high in these foods. Ultra-processed foods are defined as products comprised largely of substances ...
OTTAWA - MPs chastised an Equifax Canada executive Monday for not doing more to make amends to thousands of Canadians whose personal information was compromised by hackers. John Russo, chief privacy officer for the Canadian branch of the global credit-reporting firm, faced a barrage of ...
OTTAWA -- Federal tax assessors are clamping down on Canadians suffering type 1 diabetes to restrict their qualification for the disability tax credit, an internal memo suggests, contradicting public claims by the government that nothing has changed. Groups that advocate for diabetes research accused the ...
The Big Three Canadian wireless providers are notorious for their ridiculously expensive wireless plans. The Big Three have exhibited cartel-like pricing practices over the years, and Canadians are getting a raw deal when it comes to data plans compared to our neighbours south of the border, where ...
It contradicts National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier's prior assertion that there had been no rule change at the CRA, after diabetes Canada and JDRF Canada first raised concern in October that hundreds of Canadians with Type 1 diabetes were being denied the disability tax credit. "There's either ...
OTTAWA - The vast majority of Canadians favours a total ban on guns in urban areas, a new poll suggests. According to the poll, conducted by Ekos Research Associates for The Canadian Press, 69 per cent of those surveyed agreed with the statement "I think that there should be a strict ban on guns in ...
The latest census data shows more and more Canadians are working past the traditional retirement age of 65. Some for their health, their finances, or just for the fun of it. Ethel Wilson is 96 and shows no signs of stopping. She's worked at the Wendy's on Upper James for 27 years now and says if she has it ...
TORONTO -- Royal Bank of Canada had seen increased demand for mortgages ahead of tougher tests for borrowers being introduced in January, a top executive said after the bank reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings. Canada's banking regulator last month finalized tougher new rules on ...
Canadians across the country aren't sure provincial governments will be ready to legalize pot in time. An Angus Reid poll indicates that, despite two-thirds support for legalization, more than half of Canadians across several provinces aren't sure their governments will be prepared for the upcoming July 1, ...
After the shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Canadians came out in droves to help out others on the biggest charitable giving day of the year. Now in its fifth year in Canada, Giving Tuesday is the day after the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend shopping frenzy that encourages people to make ...
The head of the federal housing agency says more Canadians may have to rethink the idea of owning a home, especially in major cities where prices have surged. "The dream of home ownership may be fading for some," Evan Siddall, president of Canada mortgage & Housing Corp., said Wednesday in ...
A former naval operator with the Canadian armed forces says he welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apology to LGBT Canadians, 27 years after he was investigated for his sexual orientation and eventually discharged. Todd Ross is a lead plaintiff in the class action lawsuit against the federal ...
Equifax Canada has revised the number of Canadians caught up in a massive data breach earlier this year, saying an investigation has found that more than 19,000 were affected. The company previously said about 8,000 Canadian customers had their personal information compromised in the cyberattack ...
MONTREAL--As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a landmark case on provincial beer and liquor monopolies, a new poll indicates Canadians overwhelmingly want to tear down trade barriers to alcohol -- and any other legal product -- across the country. The right-leaning Montreal Economic Institute ...
The campaign calls on Canadians to take a special pledge. An online guide from the federal department Status of women Canada describes ...
The Canada Revenue Agency headquarters in Ottawa is pictured on November 4, 2011. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)Sean ...
1, 2018, almost all Canadians borrowing from a federally regulated mortgage lender will face a stress test. New guidelines by Canada's federal ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to offer an apology, Nov. 28, to Canadians 'purged' from military and public service for being gay ...
Being a modern-day Canadian isn't easy on the wallet. Canadians have some of the highest levels of household in the entire world, according ...
A growing majority of Canadians regularly shop online, despite concerns about what companies do with the pile of data being collected on ...
I'm talking about Thanksgiving - or, as Canadians call it, American Thanksgiving. Come the fourth Thursday of November, Canadian Jews ...
"I think Canadians need to calm the fuck down," tweeted an exasperated Amarnath Amarasingam, a renowned expert on Western foreign ...


 

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