Inflation rises inches again, now up to 6.8%

The cost of living continues to rise at the fastest pace in decades, with Canada’s official inflation rate rising at an annual pace of 6.8 percent in April, a new…

The government extends the April GST payment deadline due to technical failures in the portal

As taxpayers face technical glitches in the GST portal, the government on Tuesday extended the April tax payment due date to May 24 and ordered Infosys to resolve the issue…

Earnings and revenue rise at major Irish Domino franchise with €20.24 million dividend payment

The largest Irish franchisee of the Domino pizza group rose 16 percent to €12.25 million in 2021. The new accounts show that Domino’s company Shorecal was making “a lot of…

If you thought gas prices were high, have you looked at diesel?

There’s little pain relief at the pumps these days, especially as the price of diesel has almost doubled in the last year. Diesel now averages $2.29 per liter across Canada,…

Elon Musk implies wanting to buy Twitter at a lower price than the $44 billion initial offer

On Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave the strongest hint yet that he would like to pay less for Twitter than his $44 billion offer made last month. Musk told…

Judge takes treatment of Revenue’s debt in Jay Bourke’s failed PIA ‘very seriously’

A Superior Court judge has said he takes a mischaracterization of debt in a failed debt repayment plan by restaurateur Jay Bourke “very seriously.” Bourke, 55, tried to secure a…

As interest in electric vehicles grows, experts say they have yet to hit the mainstream.

When a friend told Seymore Applebaum about the efficiency of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, he was intrigued. Applebaum, who lives north of Toronto, was on the market for a new…

After banks raised interest rates, RBI changed fixed deposit rules

Many people use fixed deposits (FD) to earn higher interest rates than regular savings accounts. If you are also one of them, you must know all about the recent changes…

Bar learning launched in a bid to address post-pandemic staffing shortages

The first apprenticeship program for bar managers is being launched in Limerick, with the aim of addressing the shortage of hospitality staff in Ireland. The three-year course is the result…

Fertility benefits are key perks companies can offer in tight job market, advocates say

When Shirley Manh and Jason Blechta decided they wanted to start having children, they didn’t expect it would take so long and cost so much. “We never imagined that it…