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UK’s Boris Johnson suffers major blow as finance minister and health minister quit

Britain’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak (C) listens as Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) addresses his Cabinet ahead of the weekly Cabinet…

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COVID-19 outbreaks lead to temporary closure of at least 3 Quebec sleepaway camps

At least three sleepaway camps in Quebec have temporarily shut down because of COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the province’s…

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Grab a seat: Facing passport office lineups, Canada looks to buy hundreds of chairs

As passport processing delays and long lineups persist at Service Canada offices, the federal government is looking to buy…

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Oil tumbles more than 8%, breaks below $100 as recession fears mount

Oil well pump jacks operated by Chevron Corp. in San Ardo, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. David Paul…

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Why dog-friendly neighbourhoods have less crime: study

Just in case humans needed another reason to love and be grateful to dogs, a new U.S. study has…

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Bank of England’s Bailey warns global economic outlook has ‘deteriorated materially’

Andrew Bailey, governor of the Bank of England, has said the global economic outlook has deteriorated materially after surging commodity…

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Saving for retirement is becoming out of reach for young Canadians

TORONTO – Twenty-four-year-old Jason Francone has always been pretty good with his money. “Coupons are my middle name;…

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Germany’s much-vaunted trade surplus disappears as import prices surge

Germany trade entered negative territory in May, raising questions about the stability of its economy in the wake of Russia’s…

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Bank of Canada’s rapid rate hikes likely to cause a recession, study finds

OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada’s strategy of rapidly increasing its key interest rate in an effort to tackle…

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How to prepare for a stress-free travel experience amid airport chaos

TORONTO – As Canadian airports continue to experience long lines, cancelled flights and even lost luggage, travel expert Natalie…

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