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US consumer confidence rises in May after three months of declines

US consumer confidence rises in May after three months of declines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence in the U.S. rose in May after three straight months of declines, though Americans are still anxious about inflation and interest rates.
1 in 8 pregnant people have disabilities but face lack of accessible care: report

1 in 8 pregnant people have disabilities but face lack of accessible care: report

One in eight pregnant people in Ontario has a disability, but many face barriers to accessible care and disrespect from health-care providers, a new report published Tuesday says.
Sarah McLachlan and Tom Cochrane among Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees

Sarah McLachlan and Tom Cochrane among Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees

TORONTO — Sarah McLachlan, Tom Cochrane and two members of Blue Rodeo are among the latest inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Why young people keep getting caught in debt traps and how to break the cycle

Why young people keep getting caught in debt traps and how to break the cycle

Between inflation, housing costs and interest rates, debt is ballooning for many younger Canadians. Scott Terrio sees it all the time.
More Canadians only making minimum payment on credit cards: TransUnion

More Canadians only making minimum payment on credit cards: TransUnion

A new report suggests an increasing number of Canadians are seeing their credit card balances balloon as the cost-of-living crisis and higher interest rates eat into household budgets.
T-Mobile to buy almost all of U.S Cellular in deal worth $4.4 billion with debt

T-Mobile to buy almost all of U.S Cellular in deal worth $4.4 billion with debt

T-Mobile is buying U.S. Cellular's wireless operations and certain spectrum assets in a deal valued at $4.4 billion, and further consolidating the industry. As part of the agreement, T-Mobile will get U.S.
B.C. announces online building permit hub to speed up homebuilding across province

B.C. announces online building permit hub to speed up homebuilding across province

BURNABY — The British Columbia government says a new online "hub" will speed up building permit processes across jurisdictions.
Lobby group says emissions cap could cost oil and gas sector $75B in lost investment

Lobby group says emissions cap could cost oil and gas sector $75B in lost investment

CALGARY — A new report commissioned by an industry lobby group on the federal government's proposed emissions cap stirred up strong reactions from both oil and gas supporters and environmental groups on Monday.
Postmedia selling the Winnipeg Sun, the Graphic Leader, and Kenora Miner & News

Postmedia selling the Winnipeg Sun, the Graphic Leader, and Kenora Miner & News

TORONTO — Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says it has signed a deal to sell the Winnipeg Sun, the Graphic Leader, and Kenora Miner & News newspapers to the Klein Group Ltd.
Airline prices, concentration key concerns driving Competition Bureau scrutiny

Airline prices, concentration key concerns driving Competition Bureau scrutiny

Market concentration, higher prices and a mounting tally of customer complaints are fuelling a Competition Bureau study into Canada's airline industry.