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Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

Short on cash? Tips on how to plan a getaway on the cheap

With summer fast approaching, some may be hoping to get away on the cheap as the higher cost of living takes a bigger bite out of household budgets.
Innergex says battery energy storage facility in northern Chile begins operations

Innergex says battery energy storage facility in northern Chile begins operations

MONTREAL — Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. says its San Andrés battery energy storage facility in northern Chile has started operations. The company says it is located on the site of its existing San Andrés solar facility.
British man dies and several passengers are injured when turbulence hits a Singapore Airlines flight

British man dies and several passengers are injured when turbulence hits a Singapore Airlines flight

BANGKOK (AP) — A Singapore Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and descended 6,000 feet in a span of about three minutes, the carrier said Tuesday, leaving a British man dead and more than two dozen other passengers injured.
Here's a list of April inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

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

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.7 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says.
Here's a list of April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

Here's a list of April inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.7 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 2.6 per cent (3.1) — Prince Edward Island: 2.6 per cent (2.
Independent stores and grocery alternatives see sales boost amid Loblaw boycott

Independent stores and grocery alternatives see sales boost amid Loblaw boycott

As the month-long boycott of Loblaw-owned stores wears on, small independent food retailers and alternative grocery options say they’re seeing a boost in traffic and sales.
EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday as it issued an enforcement alert urging water systems to take immediate actions t
The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's 'toxic culture'

The White House says FDIC chairman to step down following report on agency's 'toxic culture'

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Gruenberg, the chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, will step down from his post once a successor is appointed, the White House said Monday.
Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close as Nasdaq notches another record

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts to a mixed close as Nasdaq notches another record

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted to a mixed finish after a quiet day of trading, and the Nasdaq composite rose to another record. The Nasdaq climbed 0.7% Monday. The S&P 500 edged up by 0.1% to finish just short of its all-time high.
Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

Cannabis legalization coincided with uptick in ER visits from seniors: study

A new study has linked the legalization of cannabis with a rise in the number of Ontario seniors visiting emergency rooms.