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Ontario set to release fall economic statement in early November

TORONTO — Ontario is set to release its fall economic statement on Nov. 4. The economic outlook and fiscal review will provide an update on the province's finances, such as its deficit projections.
Paid menstrual leave takes aim at stigma of periods in the workplace

Paid menstrual leave takes aim at stigma of periods in the workplace

On the first day of her period, Amy Saunders says she’s often stuck in bed with a hot water bottle, downing painkillers and drinking tea. “I’ve always had painful periods,” she says. “I've definitely had to use sick days or vacation days in the past.
Supply shortage woes have Halloween retailers scrambling for stock

Supply shortage woes have Halloween retailers scrambling for stock

In a typical year Geoff Waszek makes his Halloween orders in January, and the shipments arrive at his Toronto costume shop in September.
Ring of Fire developer Noront Resources board backs sweetened takeover offer from BHP

Ring of Fire developer Noront Resources board backs sweetened takeover offer from BHP

TORONTO — The board of Noront Resources Ltd. is backing a sweetened takeover offer from BHP, which raised its bid for the company after it was set to accept a rival offer from Wyloo Metals Pty Ltd.
Shopify partners with Spotify to give musicians new options for merchandise sales

Shopify partners with Spotify to give musicians new options for merchandise sales

TORONTO — E-commerce behemoth Shopify Inc. is linking up with streaming giant Spotify in a partnership meant to give musicians more control over their virtual merchandise tables on the music platform.
A&W increases distribution rate as restaurants reopen, same-store sales grow

A&W increases distribution rate as restaurants reopen, same-store sales grow

VANCOUVER — A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund says its same-store sales grew nearly 17 per cent in its latest quarter as COVID-19 public health restrictions eased, allowing the fast-food chain to reopen more restaurants and serve more customers.
CP Rail lowers volume outlook as supply chain woes, smaller grain crop weigh on Q3

CP Rail lowers volume outlook as supply chain woes, smaller grain crop weigh on Q3

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. lowered its volume outlook for the year as a weak grain crop and supply chain challenges weighed on its third-quarter results.
Opening, ticket prices announced for Peppa Pig theme park

Opening, ticket prices announced for Peppa Pig theme park

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A standalone Peppa Pig theme park at the Legoland Florida Resort is set to open Feb. 24, park officials announced Tuesday. Officials also announced ticket prices . A one-day ticket for the central Florida park will be $34.

Here's a list September inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.4 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 4.4 per cent (4.8) — Prince Edward Island: 6.

Here's a list of September inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.4 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says.