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Statistics Canada says wholesale sales up 3.5% at $75.6B in November

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose for a fourth consecutive month in November, helped by gains in the building materials and supplies, and miscellaneous products subsectors. The agency says wholesale sales rose 3.

Nearly home: Teen pilot lands in Germany on global flight

EGELSBACH, Germany (AP) — Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford landed in Germany on Wednesday on the penultimate stop of her bid to become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo.
US home construction rises third straight month in December

US home construction rises third straight month in December

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Construction of new homes in the U.S. rose for the third consecutive month in December and data released Wednesday suggests that the frantic pace of building will continue this year.

Here's a list December inflation rates for Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.8 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 4.2 per cent (4.2) — Prince Edward Island: 6.

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

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 4.8 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says.
AARP to honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

AARP to honor Lily Tomlin with Movies for Grownups Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lily Tomlin is this year's recipient of AARP The Magazine’s Movies for Grownups Awards career achievement honor.
Barrick produced 1.2 million ounces of gold and 126 million pounds of copper in Q4

Barrick produced 1.2 million ounces of gold and 126 million pounds of copper in Q4

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. says its preliminary results show production in its fourth quarter totalled 1.20 million ounces of gold and 126 million pounds of copper. The gold miner says the production came as sales amounted to 1.

Dutch cultural sector protests pandemic lockdown measures

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam's Concertgebouw orchestra played second fiddle Wednesday to a pair of hairdressers.

Review: Bride saved from a brutal husband in 'The Runaway'

“The Runaway” by Nick Petrie (G.P.
What the No Surprises Act means for your medical bills

What the No Surprises Act means for your medical bills

More Americans worry about unexpected medical bills than any other expense, according to polls by the Kaiser Family Foundation in 2018 and 2020.