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Inflation, interest rates, recession? Poll finds these Canadians are worrying the most – National
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Inflation, interest rates, recession? Poll finds these Canadians are worrying the most – National

The most vulnerable Canadians are more likely to be worried about feeding their families as high inflation and interest rates take their toll, new polling shows, while fears of a recession threaten to compound the rising cost of living. While headline inflation has abated in recent months, Ipsos polling conducted exclusively for Global News shows that 84 per cent of Canadians are still worried that inflation will make everyday things less affordable, just one percentage point lower than the survey conducted in June. Read more: More interest rate hikes are needed to tame inflation, Bank of Canada governor says Read More More interest rate hikes are needed to tame inflation, Bank of Canada gov...
As trick-or-treaters return, Halloween candy prices reportedly higher – New Brunswick
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As trick-or-treaters return, Halloween candy prices reportedly higher – New Brunswick

By Zack Power Global News Posted October 30, 2022 4:30 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size Thirty-six hours before kids go door-to-door with costumes and pillowcases in hand, candy shoppers may have been starved for prices similar to 2021. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the price of candy has rocketed 13 per cent over the past year, making it the largest increase ever year-over-year.“Expectations are high, despite the fact that Halloween falls on a Monday this year,” said Janet Music, research asso...