Canadian Press

Provinces still haven't received $2B in health top-ups announced by Liberals in March

OTTAWA — As premiers gathered in British Columbia try again to make their case for a permanent increase in federal health transfers, they're also waiting on $2 billion they were promised back in...

Start talking to your kids about money at an early age, experts say

Money is still considered by many to be a taboo topic or private matter, which is why many people avoid sparking up conversations about their personal finances with friends, colleagues and even...

Gasoline prices drop as recession fears rise, refiner margins narrow

TORONTO — Gasoline prices dropped about 12 cents a litre overnight in Ontario and are down across much of Canada after a big dip in the price of crude oil this week that analysts say could be linked...

Unifor issues strike notice at Via Rail, workers could be off Monday

MONTREAL — The union representing some 2,400 Via Rail Canada employees has issued a strike notice that could see workers off the job on Monday. Unifor represents Via employees working in its...

Widespread Rogers outage affects 911 calls, passport offices

TORONTO — A widespread network outage from Rogers Communications Inc. has left many customers without mobile and internet service Friday morning and is causing problems forpolice, courthouses,...

Cracks in pandemic recovery to weigh on Canadian household finances, study says

New research paints a sombre outlook for Canadian household finances as inflation takes a bite out of real wages and rising interest rates mute economic growth. The Desjardins study released...