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Stock market today: Wall Street churns after highly anticipated inflation data

Stock market today: Wall Street churns after highly anticipated inflation data

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks churned to a mixed close on Wall Street after a highly anticipated report showed inflation accelerated across the country last month, but not by much more than expected. The S&P 500 managed a gain of 0.
Canadian governments, charities and citizens send aid to earthquake-stricken Morocco

Canadian governments, charities and citizens send aid to earthquake-stricken Morocco

MONTREAL — Hassaan Sheikh says that as his team distributes blankets and mattresses in Moroccan villages, they are told about bodies being discovered under the rubble of homes flattened by last week's earthquake.
WestJet 'non-partisan,' will revisit policy after Poilievre speech on PA system: CEO

WestJet 'non-partisan,' will revisit policy after Poilievre speech on PA system: CEO

OTTAWA — The CEO of WestJet says the company will revisit its policy after the airline faced backlash for allowing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre to speak on the PA system on a recent flight.
Housing gap steady as lower incomes expected to offset construction slowdown: CMHC

Housing gap steady as lower incomes expected to offset construction slowdown: CMHC

TORONTO — Canada will be short about 3.5 million homes by the end of the decade compared with what's needed to restore affordability, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said Wednesday.
Rwanda will host a company's 1st small-scale nuclear reactor testing carbon-free energy approach

Rwanda will host a company's 1st small-scale nuclear reactor testing carbon-free energy approach

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda’s atomic energy board says it has signed a deal with a Canadian-German company to build its first small-scale nuclear reactor to test what the company asserts is a new nuclear fission approach in one of the world's most d
Dollarama sales surge as bargain hunters accept higher $5 price point: CEO

Dollarama sales surge as bargain hunters accept higher $5 price point: CEO

MONTREAL — Even as inflation continues to rankle consumers, Dollarama Inc.'s chief executive says the launch of a new $5 price point has been "well accepted" by shoppers.
High gas prices push up inflation, but prices overall are slowly moving in the right direction

High gas prices push up inflation, but prices overall are slowly moving in the right direction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation jumped last month largely because of a spike in gas prices but other costs rose more slowly, suggesting price pressures are easing at a gradual pace.
PWHL, Canadian Tire reach multi-year agreement on sponsorship deal

PWHL, Canadian Tire reach multi-year agreement on sponsorship deal

TORONTO — The Professional Women's Hockey League has struck a multi-year agreement with Canadian Tire to be the league's first funding partner. The collaboration includes sponsorship of the PWHL’s inaugural draft on Sept. 18 in Toronto.
Sigma Lithium evaluating strategic alternatives, shares jump more than 10%

Sigma Lithium evaluating strategic alternatives, shares jump more than 10%

VANCOUVER — Sigma Lithium Corp. says it is evaluating potential strategic alternatives after receiving multiple proposals. The Canadian mining company owns the Grota do Cirilo lithium project in Brazil.
Statistics Canada says household debt ratio down in Q2 as income grew

Statistics Canada says household debt ratio down in Q2 as income grew

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the amount Canadians owe relative to how much they earn fell in the second quarter as disposable income comfortably outpaced the growth in debt and demand for mortgages fell.