Royal wedding ‘sick bag’ souvenir released
A U.K.-based graphic designer has designed a solution for people who are “sick” of the hype surrounding Prince William and Kate Middleton’s upcoming royal wedding.
Dollar touches a near 3-year high
The Canadian dollar reached an almost three-year high Thursday before closing unchanged.
Honda recalls Fit subcompacts
Honda Canada says it will recall 14,640 of its 2009 and 2010 Fit subcompact cars to replace lost motion springs.
Family debt-to-income ratio hits record
The average family debt-to-income ratio in Canada has now hit a record 150 per cent, the Vanier Institute of the Family says.
Consumer debt rising, but not on credit cards
There was a surprising drop in the amount borrowed on credit cards by Canadians during the holiday-laden fourth quarter, but overall non-mortgage debt went up substantially across the country, a credit analysis firm reported Wednesday.
U.S. travel fee proposal criticized by Harper
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he doesn’t think much of a new border tax that’s being proposed by the United States, calling it a cash grab designed to help a budget crisis.
Fuel-efficient cars featured at Toronto auto show
Chrysler, Ford and General Motors rolled into Toronto this week with a range of flashy, fuel-efficient vehicles and new European designs.
Ontario seeks appeal of private-label drug ruling
Ontario is asking to appeal a court ruling that allowed big drugstore chains to launch their own private-label generic
Town renamed ‘Speedkills’ in safety campaign
A tiny Australian town is temporarily changing its name from Speed to Speedkills as part of a unique road safety campaign.
Inflation rate edges down to 2.3% in January
The annual inflation rate edged down one-tenth of a percentage point to 2.3 per cent in January compared with the same month in 2010, Statistics Canada reported Friday.