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

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

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.9 per cent in January, Statistics Canada says.
Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

It’s a common misconception that the best soups require long ingredient lists and hours of simmering. In fact, just a handful of high-flavor items can be transformed into an umami-bomb of a soup in just 45 minutes.
Millennial Money: It’s time to change your investment strategy

Millennial Money: It’s time to change your investment strategy

The passage of time feels like it creeps, then pounces: Suddenly, party conversation focuses on real estate, how we’re going to bed earlier and our realization that we have no idea what type of jeans to wear.
Commercial production at new Methanex plant in Louisiana delayed after problems

Commercial production at new Methanex plant in Louisiana delayed after problems

VANCOUVER — Methanex Corp. says commercial production at its new methanol plant in Louisiana has been delayed due to complications during the late stages of its initial startup process.
Employees' strike at the Eiffel Tower turns visitors away for a second day

Employees' strike at the Eiffel Tower turns visitors away for a second day

PARIS (AP) — A strike at the Eiffel Tower over poor financial management turned away visitors on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.
Founder of Japanese dollar-store chain Daiso dies; he was 80

Founder of Japanese dollar-store chain Daiso dies; he was 80

TOKYO (AP) — Hirotake Yano, who founded the retail chain Daiso known for its 100-yen shops, Japan’s equivalent of the dollar store, has died. He was 80. Yano died Feb. 12 of heart failure, Daiso Industries Co. said in a statement Monday.
Worried about a cyberattack? Here are tips to help protect your digital assets

Worried about a cyberattack? Here are tips to help protect your digital assets

TORONTO — The number of cyberattacks victimizing Canadians has been steadily growing over the last decade and is projected to keep rising.
Financial intelligence agencies flag attempts to skirt sanctions against Russia

Financial intelligence agencies flag attempts to skirt sanctions against Russia

OTTAWA — Canada's financial intelligence agency and European allies are highlighting attempts to export sensitive technology to Russia in violation of sanctions imposed against Moscow.
Brain wave-powered tech allows Canadian kids 'trapped in their own bodies' to play

Brain wave-powered tech allows Canadian kids 'trapped in their own bodies' to play

TORONTO — Eight-year-old Giselle Alnaser wants the Elmo stuffed toy sitting on a stool across the room, and she's going to use her brain waves to get it.
Personal cyber insurance nascent but growing in demand as digital crimes increase

Personal cyber insurance nascent but growing in demand as digital crimes increase

TORONTO — When it comes to protecting against cyberattacks, identity theft and other digital crimes, Canadians have been hearing the same advice for years: vary your passwords, use two-factor authentication and consider a virtual private network to m