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CMHC changes underwriting practices on mortgage loan insurance

CMHC changes underwriting practices on mortgage loan insurance

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is easing its underwriting criteria for mortgage loan insurance after changes it made last year were not effective and caused it to lose market share.
Italian TV: Beloved entertainer Raffaella Carra' dies at 78

Italian TV: Beloved entertainer Raffaella Carra' dies at 78

ROME (AP) — Raffaella Carra’, for decades one of Italian television's most beloved entertainers, a woman affectionately nicknamed the “queen of Italian TV," died Monday at 78, Italian state TV quoted her family as saying.
Champion Elliott learns to savor wins in season of growth

Champion Elliott learns to savor wins in season of growth

Chase Elliott heard the roar of the crowd begging for more burnouts and NASCAR’s most popular driver didn't disappoint his supporters.
Metro Vancouver real estate sales eased in June as benchmark price was flat

Metro Vancouver real estate sales eased in June as benchmark price was flat

VANCOUVER — The real estate market in Metro Vancouver eased in June from its record-setting pace in March and April.
Hiring intentions hit all-time high in Bank of Canada business outlook survey

Hiring intentions hit all-time high in Bank of Canada business outlook survey

OTTAWA — Hiring intentions among businesses have hit an all-time high and workers' confidence in landing a job has rebounded nearly to pre-pandemic levels as the country looks to a summer rebound from the pandemic, the Bank of Canada says.
Nonprofit: Number of drownings in Great Lakes jumps in 2021

Nonprofit: Number of drownings in Great Lakes jumps in 2021

HOMEWOOD, Ill. (AP) — More drownings have been reported in the Great Lakes so far in 2021 than by this time last year, prompting officials to urge swimmers to practice water safety measures.
Johnson says restrictions to ease, UK must live with virus

Johnson says restrictions to ease, UK must live with virus

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday that his government plans to scrap laws requiring face masks and social distancing later this month, though he acknowledged that lifting the restrictions will drive surging coronavir
Southwest, American delays hint at hard summer for travelers

Southwest, American delays hint at hard summer for travelers

This summer is already shaping up to be a difficult one for air travelers.

Rockabilly performer Sanford Clark dead at 85 from COVID-19

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Rockabilly and country performer Sanford Clark, who had a Top 10 hit with “The Fool” in 1956, has died in a Missouri hospital from COVID-19. He was 85.

EXPLAINER: What kind of surgery did Pope Francis have?

LONDON (AP) — Pope Francis has had surgery to remove part of his left colon in what the Vatican has described as a planned procedure.