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Inflation data coming with big implications for Bank of Canada. What to expect – National

The Bank of Canada will be scrutinizing May inflation figures this week as it gauges whether it can deliver back-to-back interest rate cuts. Statistics Canada is set to release the annual inflation rate for May on Tuesday. Inflation has consistently shown signs of cooling this year, last coming in at …

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Capital gains changes set to be introduced Monday. Here’s what to expect – National

The Liberal government is set to introduce proposed changes to capital gains taxes in Canada. Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland announced on Sunday that the long-awaited changes, which were originally part of the 2024 federal budget, would be coming Monday. The proposal, which has spurred a wave …

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U.S. heat domes could have stormy impacts in Canada. What to expect this summer – National

A “heat dome” has settled over parts of the western U.S., with excessive heat warnings in effect for millions. While it’s yet to be seen if those temperatures will hit Canada, meteorologists and scientists say the country could still see an impact, likely in the form of storms. A heat …

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Canadians should expect politicians to support right to bail, Virani’s office says

The public should expect politicians to support their right to bail and to be presumed innocent, the office of Canada’s justice minister says, warning that “immediate” and “uninformed reactions” only worsens matters. A jury on Sunday found Umar Zameer not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a Toronto …

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Stanley Cup playoffs: Who to watch and what to expect

The chase for the Stanley Cup is back underway, with the NHL’s top 16 teams left to duke it out through four gruelling rounds. It’s also arguably the most wide open the post-season has been in years, if not decades. Nearly everyone who qualified has a chance to win it …

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Budget 2024 sets up a ‘hard year’ for the Liberals. Here’s what to expect – National

The Liberal government faces a slowing economy and an uphill battle in the polls as it prepares to table its 2024 federal budget on Tuesday. Global News spoke to Canada’s former parliamentary budget officer ahead of April 16, who said he’s expecting a tight spending plan with little room for …

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Carbon rebate payments going out to some Canadians. Here’s what to expect  – National

The first instalment of the 2024 Canada carbon rebate will be delivered to some Canadians on Monday as long as they filed their taxes by the middle of March. Canadians living in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and all four Atlantic provinces will receive the first of four instalments on Monday …

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Toronto cherry blossom bloom ‘on schedule.’ When to expect them at High Park

Many Torontonians may be wondering when the cherry blossoms in High Park will bloom. The west-end park’s sakura trees, given to the city in 1959 by Japan’s ambassador to Canada, have drawn hundreds of thousands of people to the park every year. Despite the warmest winter ever in the city’s …

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As Canada’s foreign interference inquiry begins, what to expect this week – National

The long-awaited public inquiry into foreign interference in Canadian politics is set to begin Monday with hearings on how much information it can, in fact, make public. Justice Marie-Josée Hogue’s inquiry, facing tight timelines to report on a complex national security issue, is scheduled to hold five days of hearings …

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Housing market 2024: What to expect with rate cuts in the forecast – National

After nearly two years of hikes to the Bank of Canada’s benchmark interest rate, some forecasters are expecting the housing market correction will come to an end in 2024. But when that bottom hits, and how fiercely home sales and prices rebound, is a question dogging some Canadians who continue …

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