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Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

Businesses see higher inflation, wages and job changes, Bank of Canada reports

OTTAWA — Consumers and businesses expect increases in the cost of living to stay hot over the next year, the Bank of Canada says as part of surveys results that also show people more willing to search for new jobs, and businesses willing to pay more
CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

CMHC says annual pace of housing starts in Canada slowed in September

OTTAWA — The annual pace of housing starts in September fell compared with August as they continued to slow from their highs reached earlier this year. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also climb

S&P/TSX composite up in late-morning trading, U.S. stock markets also climb

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ticked higher in late-morning trading helped by gains in the energy, industrial and technology sectors, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 14.00 points at 20,942.
Hexo CEO Sebastien St-Louis leaves company amid strategic reorganization

Hexo CEO Sebastien St-Louis leaves company amid strategic reorganization

OTTAWA — Hexo Corp. says Sebastien St-Louis, the cannabis company's co-founder and chief executive, is leaving the company, effective immediately. The change comes as the company completes a strategic reorganization.

Noront reaches takeover deal with Wyloo Metals, says bid superior to BHP offer

TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. says it has agreed to a takeover offer by Wyloo Metals Pty Ltd., putting aside a deal it signed to be acquired by BHP.
China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global financial markets.

Company set to build wastewater treatment plant decries contract cancellation

A company formerly contracted to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., calls the deal's cancellation "regrettable, unnecessary," and against the community's interests.
Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change an
‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.
Anger, abuse and racism: Restaurant workers struggle to enforce vaccine mandates

Anger, abuse and racism: Restaurant workers struggle to enforce vaccine mandates

HALIFAX — When a proof-of-vaccine policy was announced, Juliana Murphy knew it would be another burden she'd face at work.