Canadian Press

B.C. finance minister replaced in Premier David Eby's cabinet shuffle

B.C. Premier David Eby has upended his cabinet, bringing in new faces from the backbench and replacing senior cabinet ministers, including finance minister Selina Robinson. Katrine Conroy, the...

Bank of Canada raises key rate by half percentage point

The Bank of Canada is raising its key interest rate by half a percentage point, bringing it to 4.25 per cent and the highest it’s been since 2008.

B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's property assessment agency is warning homeowners that figures released next month estimating the value of their home will likely be higher than the current market price

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.   Forecasters...

Royal Bank signs deal to buy Vancouver-based HSBC Canada for $13.5B

Deal set to be largest acquisition in Canadian banking history

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed...

Black Friday off to muted start in stores as deals spread out, offers matched online

Canadian shoppers are out deal-hunting during a muted Black Friday as decades-high inflation weighs on consumers and prompts some to rein in spending.  Retailers have stretched deals over several...

Adidas investigates after ex-workers allege Ye misconduct

LONDON (AP) — Adidas says it is investigating allegations of inappropriate workplace conduct by the rapper formerly known as Kanye West that ex-employees made in an anonymous letter also accusing the...

Federal government posts $1.7 billion surplus for April to September period

OTTAWA — The federal government posted a surplus of $1.7 billion during the first six months of the 2022-23 fiscal year. In its monthly fiscal monitor, the finance department says the surplus...

Global movement pushing Amazon for better wages to reach Quebec facilities

LACHINE, Que. — Former Amazon.com Inc. workers and labour organizers will visit some of the e-commerce giant's Quebec locations today as part of a global movement urging the company to stop...