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Food, gasoline keep Canada's inflation rate elevated at 2.9 per cent

Canada's annual inflation rate remained relatively high at 2.9 per cent last month as Canadians continued to pay considerably more for food and gasoline than they had 12 months earlier. Statistics...

Survival, but not careers

A group of recent university graduates at a round table discussion at the Vancouver Observer said they were able to find survival jobs but not opportunities in the careers they've trained for.

Bank says it will raise rates if economy continues to expand as expected

OTTAWA -- The Bank of Canada has signalled that interest rates will likely rise later this year, as long as the still-fragile economic recovery continues to build. For the sixth straight announcement...