Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

One of the front-runners to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta’s premier says if she wins, legislation would come this fall to ignore federal laws along with steps to create a provincial police force and tax-collection agency. Danielle Smith said the legislature would need to pass an Alberta sovereignty act as soon as possible to allow … Read more

Are 4th COVID-19 doses needed amid Omicron spread? Experts weigh in – National

Are 4th COVID-19 doses needed amid Omicron spread?  Experts weigh in – National

It has been six months since Canada opened up COVID-19 booster shots for all adults in the country and many are now wondering if they are due for another one. Nearly 50 per cent of the Canadian population has received a third dose of COVID-19 vaccines, but fourth doses, as of now, are only recommended … Read more

Rising interest rates have brought back the 5 per cent GIC

Rising interest rates have brought back the 5 per cent GIC

We’ve hit a milestone in conservative investing – a 5 per cent return from guaranteed investment certificates. Oaken Financial, an online player in financials services, says it will offer 5 per cent for a five-year term starting Friday. The new rate for the one-year term seems a milestone as well: 4.05 per cent. Rising interest … Read more

Canada has 3 of the world’s most liveable cities in 2022

Canada has 3 of the world’s most liveable cities in 2022

Toronto and Vancouver might hog the spotlight when it comes to well-known Canadian cities, but it turns out Calgary is the best place to live – at least this year. The annual ranking of the world’s most liveable cities has been released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), and 2022’s Global Liveability Index, and Canada … Read more

Canada Unlikely To Return Blocked Gazprom Turbine

Canada Unlikely To Return Blocked Gazprom Turbine

The Gazprom turbine that Siemens Energy took to a Canadian factory to repair and that Gazprom blamed for the reduced Nord Stream 1 flows is not coming back to Russia anytime soon, Canada’s Natural Resources Minister has reported. Speaking to Reuters, Jonathan Wilkinson said the turbine affair was likely to come up during the G7 … Read more

Toronto Pearson Airport testing new eGates at Terminal 1 for ‘smoother, faster experience’

Toronto Pearson Airport testing new eGates at Terminal 1 for ‘smoother, faster experience’

Toronto Pearson International Airport is testing out new technology to make moving through the airport faster in a bid to combat airport delays. Pearson and the Canada Border Services Agency said new electronic gates, or eGates, are now being tested at the airport for international travelers arriving at Terminal 1. Those aged 16 and older … Read more

Bank of Canada says high inflation ‘keeping us up at night’

Bank of Canada says high inflation ‘keeping us up at night’

Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Rogers said on Wednesday that inflation in Canada was much too high and did not rule out a 75-basis-point increase at the central bank’s July decision. “We know inflation is keeping Canadians up at night. It’s keeping us up at night,” Rogers said at an event organized by … Read more

TSX-listed crypto company Voyager Digital warns of US$655-million loan default, shares plummet 53 per cent

TSX-listed crypto company Voyager Digital warns of US5-million loan default, shares plummet 53 per cent

TSX-listed Voyager Digital Ltd.’s VOYG-T stock lost half its value in a single day after management warned of a potential default on a US$655-million loan to a troubled hedge fund, as investors continue to fear financial contagion owing to the crypto sector’s recent crash. Voyager, which went public in Canada in 2019, was historically known … Read more

Father of 3 children killed by drunk driver Marco Muzzo tasered, charged day before death – Toronto

Father of 3 children killed by drunk driver Marco Muzzo tasered, charged day before death – Toronto

The father of three children killed by a drunk driver in a 2015 Vaughan crash was tasered and charged by police in Peel Region the day before he died by suicide. Peel Regional Police confirmed to Global News that officers visited Edward Lake’s house after a call regarding an altercation. “While there was no indication … Read more

Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline no longer profitable: Watchdog | Oil and Gas News

Canada’s Trans Mountain pipeline no longer profitable: Watchdog |  Oil and Gas News

Canada’s contentious Trans Mountain pipeline is no longer profitable, a parliamentary budget watchdog has found, as the expansion project on the country’s west coast has faced years of delays, skyrocketing costs, and opposition from local communities. In a report on Wednesday, the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer said the Canadian government’s 2018 decision “to … Read more