Skip to content

National Business

Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

HOUSTON — Infowars host Alex Jones filed for personal bankruptcy protection Friday in Texas, citing debts that include nearly $1.
Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5.1% in November, labour market still hot

Unemployment rate drops slightly to 5.1% in November, labour market still hot

OTTAWA — Canada's unemployment rate is still holding near historical lows even as the Bank of Canada cranks up interest rates to slow the economy and stifle inflation.
US hiring stays strong, complicating Fed's inflation fight

US hiring stays strong, complicating Fed's inflation fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in the face of the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes .
Vancouver's November home sales fell 53% from a year ago, 15% from October: board

Vancouver's November home sales fell 53% from a year ago, 15% from October: board

VANCOUVER — The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the typically slow conditions it sees in November were even more sluggish last month as home sales dropped 53 per cent from a year ago and 15 per cent from October. The B.C.
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.
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.
'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.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks