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The challenge and stresses of young people choosing a career in a post-pandemic world

The challenge and stresses of young people choosing a career in a post-pandemic world

MONTREAL — Though the winter vacation is fast approaching for students, young people across the country anxious about their post-secondary plans and possible career paths likely won't get a break from worries about the future.
Consumer debt tops $2.36 trillion in third quarter, up 7.3 per cent from last year

Consumer debt tops $2.36 trillion in third quarter, up 7.3 per cent from last year

Equifax Canada says an increase in borrowers helped push total consumer debt to $2.36 trillion in the third quarter for a 7.3 per cent rise from last year, even as mortgage volumes decline.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,242.26, down 243.40 points): Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down 77 cents, or 1.8 per cent, to $42.23 on 24.2 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite ends down 1.2 per cent, U.S. stock markets also end lower

S&P/TSX composite ends down 1.2 per cent, U.S. stock markets also end lower

TORONTO — Falling energy prices and renewed fears around the rate hike path ahead helped push Canada's main stock index down almost 1.2 per cent Monday, while U.S. markets fell further.
Former CannTrust compliance worker says unlicensed growing 'very openly' discussed

Former CannTrust compliance worker says unlicensed growing 'very openly' discussed

TORONTO — A former director of quality and compliance at CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the growth of cannabis in unlicensed rooms was "very openly discussed" at the pot company. “There was no hiding this.
New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'

New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.
Stocks slide as strong data suggests Fed has more to do

Stocks slide as strong data suggests Fed has more to do

NEW YORK — Stocks closed lower on Wall Street and Treasury yields rose after surprisingly strong economic reports highlighted the Federal Reserve’s difficult fight against inflation. The S&P 500 fell 1.8% Monday.
Montreal home sales for November drop to levels not seen since 2014

Montreal home sales for November drop to levels not seen since 2014

MONTREAL — The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers says November home sales in Montreal dropped to a level not seen since 2014 as rising interest rates lowered activity and drove up inventory.
Russian oil price cap, EU ban aim to limit Kremlin war chest

Russian oil price cap, EU ban aim to limit Kremlin war chest

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Major Western measures to limit Russia's oil profits over the war in Ukraine took effect Monday, bringing with them uncertainty about how much crude could be lost to the world and whether they will unleash the hoped-for hit
B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's property assessment agency is warning homeowners that figures released next month estimating the value of their home will likely be higher than the current market price.