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‘Where’s the money?’: Police release chilling audio of Vaughan home invasion

Angela Liberatore recalls hearing a sound no one wants to hear in their neighbourhood, especially on Christmas Eve. “It was around 2 in the morning, and I heard some sirens. And then it just started getting louder and louder,” said the Vaughan, Ont., resident, recalling the early morning hours of …

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Renters under pressure: When will the fever break in the hot rental market? – National

Ask the average renter and they can tell you: Canadian rents have soared in recent years. The latest data from Rentals.ca and Urbanation shows the average asking rent for all property types in May rose above $2,200 for the first time. That’s up 9.3 per cent year over year, the …

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Action needed to regulate sports-betting advertisements, expert says – Winnipeg

Experts say provincial and federal governments in Canada need to do more to push against the wave of betting advertisements. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction recently published a report, which pointed to an influx of betting ads, in particular for sports, which are becoming more and more …

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Online Harms Act regulators will cost about $200 million over five years: PBO – National

The parliamentary budget officer estimates that staffing up the new regulators in the Liberals’ Online Harms Act will cost around $200 million over five years. The federal government wants to establish a Digital Safety Commission to regulate social-media companies and force them to limit harmful content online. If the government …

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More WestJet flight cancellations as strike hits tens of thousands of travellers

WestJet has cancelled more than 800 flights, upending plans for thousands of passengers as an unexpected strike by aircraft maintenance engineers entered its third day on the busiest travel weekend of the season. Some 680 workers, whose daily inspections and repairs are essential to airline operations, walked off the job …

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WestJet cancels flights as surprise strike begins on long weekend

WestJet says it’s cancelled at least 150 flights beginning Saturday after the union maintaining the airline’s planes announced it went on strike hours earlier. The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) announced its members started to strike around 5:30 p.m. MDT Friday because the airline’s “unwillingness to negotiate with the union …

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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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New report says 1 in 4 Canadians may be living in poverty – National

A new report from Food Banks Canada suggests the number of Canadians living in poverty may be higher than previously thought, with the organization estimating 25 per cent could fall under this category because they cannot afford two or more household essentials. The report, released Tuesday, introduced what the authors …

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Shopping for a better savings rate? Where to look and what to consider – National

An interest rate cut from the Bank of Canada earlier this month marked the first signal that borrowing costs are heading down, but experts say the rates Canadians can expect on savings accounts are also at risk. The central bank’s policy rate, which now stands at 4.75 per cent after …

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