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BoC expected to end year off with one more rate increase, likely to pause hikes soon

BoC expected to end year off with one more rate increase, likely to pause hikes soon

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada is expected to conclude a historic year marked by high inflation and aggressive monetary policy tightening with one more interest rate hike on Wednesday.
Cameron Crowe adores recording ‘Almost Famous’ cast album

Cameron Crowe adores recording ‘Almost Famous’ cast album

NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Crowe believes the spirit of a place lingers long after the moment has passed. That’s what makes recording the Broadway “Almost Famous” cast album at New York’s iconic Power Station studio so special for him.
Rail strike averted: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

Rail strike averted: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed a bill Friday to avert a freight rail strike that he said could have plunged the U.S. into a catastrophic recession.
November auto sales in Canada up from year ago: DesRosiers report

November auto sales in Canada up from year ago: DesRosiers report

TORONTO — A report by DesRosiers Automotive Consultants says light vehicle sales in November rose 4.1 per cent compared with last year. The firm estimates 114,966 light vehicle were sold last month. The result was up from 110,448 in November 2021.
The pandemic, Karens, crypto craziness: We're over you, 2022

The pandemic, Karens, crypto craziness: We're over you, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — The rudeness pandemic, the actual pandemic and all things gray. There's a lot to leave behind when 2022 comes to a close as uncertainty rules around the world.
WHO pleased to see China ease harsh zero COVID policies

WHO pleased to see China ease harsh zero COVID policies

LONDON (AP) — A top official at the World Health Organization said the U.N.
Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

MONTREAL — Harvard professor Tiya Miles's book about the history of an enslaved mother and her daughter has won this year's US$75,000 Cundill History Prize.
'Fashion doesn't stop at handbags:' Resurrected Bentley changes stores, plots growth

'Fashion doesn't stop at handbags:' Resurrected Bentley changes stores, plots growth

A luggage and bag store isn't exactly top of mind during lockdowns. So Bentley & Co. Ltd. quietly tightened operations and positioned itself for a post-pandemic comeback. The retailer's predecessor, Bentley Leathers Inc.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 per cent in November. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for November, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 per cent in November. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 10.7 per cent (10.
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