The cost of food will increase by up to five per cent in 2017, according to a new report. That means an average Canadian family of four will spend around $420 more on food in the coming year.
The U.S. trade deficit increased in October as exports fell amid declining shipments of soybeans and other goods, suggesting that trade would be a drag on growth in the fourth quarter.
Pope Francis has declined an invitation by Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard to visit the city in 2017 for its anniversary, but has sent his blessings instead.
Vancouver is reaching out to owners of thousands of empty condos, trying to coax at least 2,000 of them to lease their units - and avoid a coming vacant-homes tax - to help ease the city's rental crisis.
Increases of about $5 a month will be buried in the "delivery" line on natural gas bills. December 5, 2016. The Canadian Press by CP Staff.