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North American markets rally on corporate earnings, eased geopolitical tensions
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North American markets rally on corporate earnings, eased geopolitical tensions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 3, 2022 4:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ North American markets rallied Wednesday against the backdrop of another day of strong corporate earnings as well as easing investor anxiety about U.S.-China relations. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 40.61 points at 19,545.94.In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 416.33 points at 32,810.50. The S&P 500 index was up 63.98 points at 4,155.17, while the Nasdaq composite was up 319.40 points at 12,668.16. ...
Saskatoon Fringe Festival returns to in-person setting since 2019 – Saskatoon
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Saskatoon Fringe Festival returns to in-person setting since 2019 – Saskatoon

After a couple of years of altered events, more so on the virtual and smaller scale side of things,  the Saskatoon Fringe returned in 2022. This year’s festival is all about getting back to the atmosphere that has attracted audiences for more than 30 years. 1:27 A locally produced short-horror film is up for some awards at Screamfest film festival in Los Angeles A locally produced short-horror film is up for some awards at Screamfest film festival in Los Angeles “A community without art isn’t a community. It’s less vibrant, joyful, and connected,” says Artistic and Executive Director Anit...
What’s open and closed on Peter Robinson Day in Peterborough – Peterborough
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What’s open and closed on Peter Robinson Day in Peterborough – Peterborough

Monday is the Civic Holiday in Ontario — it’s known as Peter Robinson Day in Peterborough, named after the city’s founder. Here’s a list of some of the services, stores and more that are open and closed in Peterborough on the holiday Monday.Peterborough City Hall: Closed holiday Monday. Some services are available at peterborough.ca.Garbage/recycling collection: No changes to curbside garbage and recycling collection.Recycling drop-off depot (309 Pido Rd.): Open daily 24 hours (self-serve).Hazardous household waste facility (400 Pido Rd.): Closed holiday Monday. Open Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Bensfort Road Landfill (1260 Bensfort Rd.): Closed holiday Monday. Open Friday 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.Peterborough Public Health: Closed holiday Mo...
Rising inflation eating into young Canadians’ disposable income: ‘It’s insane’ – National
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Rising inflation eating into young Canadians’ disposable income: ‘It’s insane’ – National

Every time Afua Deborah fills her grocery basket, it’s a shock to the system. “It’s insane seeing the price of, say, broccoli double, or something really menial, like green onions double or triple,” she said.Like many Canadians right now, groceries are putting a big strain on 28-year-old Deborah’s pocketbook, especially now that she is no longer living with her parents.The inflation rate for food, which reached 8.8 per cent in June compared to the same time last year, continues to outpace the broader rate of 8.1 per cent. Read more: Canada should help people struggling with rising food costs, advocates say Deborah, who lives in Toronto and has been working as a front-end developer for the last two years, said rent is the other major variable eating away at h...
S&P/TSX composite down as Shopify decline weighs on technology sector
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S&P/TSX composite down as Shopify decline weighs on technology sector

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 26, 2022 4:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ North American markets ended the trading day in the red, with a decline in Shopify Inc. weighing on the technology sector of Canada’s main stock exchange, as U.S. stock markets sank following Walmart’s profit warning. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 131.80 points at 18,972.68. Read more: Energy helps push up S&P/TSX composite up ahead of earnings flurry, fed decision In New York, the Dow Jones industr...