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Women held 19% of board seats in 2019, up from 18% in 2018: StatCan

Women held 19% of board seats in 2019, up from 18% in 2018: StatCan

Women made up about 19 per cent of corporate board seats in 2019, an increase from about 18 per cent from the year before, even though the total number of board seats studied fell, Statistics Canada revealed Wednesday.
Loblaw to adopt Ukrainian spelling of chicken Kyiv for frozen dish

Loblaw to adopt Ukrainian spelling of chicken Kyiv for frozen dish

One of Canada’s largest supermarket chains is taking a small but meaningful step to signal its support for Ukraine as the country defends itself against Russia's invasion.
Worry, buyer's remorse high as real estate market slowdown materializes

Worry, buyer's remorse high as real estate market slowdown materializes

TORONTO — A wave of buyer's remorse is taking shape in several heated real estate markets, after housing prices started dropping and the number of sales slowed over the last two months.
Inflation sets fresh three-decade high at 6.8% in April with little sign of cooling

Inflation sets fresh three-decade high at 6.8% in April with little sign of cooling

OTTAWA — The cost of nearly everything at the grocery store continued to climb higher to help push the annual inflation rate to a fresh three-decade high in April and economists warn prices could continue to heat up.
Turo ends dual-listing prohibition following Competition Bureau investigation

Turo ends dual-listing prohibition following Competition Bureau investigation

GATINEAU, Que. — The Competition Bureau says car-sharing service Turo Inc. has ended its policy in Canada that prevented someone from also listing the vehicle on other platforms, following an agency investigation.
Costs to get out of the city rising as fuel prices keep inching up

Costs to get out of the city rising as fuel prices keep inching up

The cost of gasoline keeps rising ahead of the May long weekend, making a jaunt out of the city cost a fair bit more than the same trip last year. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.
Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California's Jetty Extracts

Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California's Jetty Extracts

Canopy Growth Corp. has signed a deal that will give it the right to acquire California cannabis company Jetty Extracts, if the U.S. federally legalizes the main ingredient in marijuana.

Here's a list of April inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 6.8 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 6.8 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 6.6 per cent (6.3) — Prince Edward Island: 8.
US, banks unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia's war

US, banks unveil plan to ease food crisis from Russia's war

BONN, Germany (AP) — The U.S., several global development banks and other groups unveiled a multi-billion dollar plan Wednesday meant to address a worldwide food security crisis exacerbated by Russia's war in Ukraine .
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