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Retail sales were unchanged in April from March as inflation and interest rates curb spending

Retail sales were unchanged in April from March as inflation and interest rates curb spending

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans unexpectedly paused their spending in April from March as inflation continued to sting and elevated interest rates made taking on debt more burdensome.
Driver of pickup that collided with farmworker bus in Florida, killing 8, is arrested on DUI charges

Driver of pickup that collided with farmworker bus in Florida, killing 8, is arrested on DUI charges

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a farmworker bus early Tuesday, killing eight, on charges of driving under the influence-manslaughter.
Justice Department says Boeing violated deal that avoided prosecution after 737 Max crashes

Justice Department says Boeing violated deal that avoided prosecution after 737 Max crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boeing has violated a settlement that allowed the company to avoid criminal prosecution after two deadly crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft more than five years ago, the Justice Department told a federal judge on Tuesday.
Spy agency CSIS reveals 24 harassment investigations in annual report

Spy agency CSIS reveals 24 harassment investigations in annual report

OTTAWA — Canada's spy agency has released its annual public report, revealing that it dealt with 24 harassment investigations last year involving complaints by its staff.
Food inspection agency investigating salmonella fears involving SunChips, Munchies

Food inspection agency investigating salmonella fears involving SunChips, Munchies

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating concerns over potential salmonella contamination involving popular Frito Lay brand snacks.
B.C. needs dedicated, cross-government wildfire strategy: former minister

B.C. needs dedicated, cross-government wildfire strategy: former minister

A former British Columbia forests minister says the province is on the right track as it responds to worsening wildfires, but the scale of the challenge is so great, it's falling behind and needs to prioritize a "whole-of-society" approach.
'It came from the sky:' Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

'It came from the sky:' Saskatchewan farmer finds hunk of space junk in field

Barry Sawchuk doesn’t usually concern himself with space or the final frontier. The 66-year-old Saskatchewan farmer is much more focused on seeding.
Saputo announces transition plan for president, CEO in August

Saputo announces transition plan for president, CEO in August

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. says its president and CEO Lino Saputo plans to transition to the role of executive chair of the board. The Montreal-based dairy processor says the transition will take effect Aug.
LifeLabs class-action payments of $7.86 start flowing to more than 900,000 claimants

LifeLabs class-action payments of $7.86 start flowing to more than 900,000 claimants

TORONTO — Canadians who applied to be part of a class-action lawsuit against LifeLabs Inc. are now receiving cheques and e-transfers.
Îles-de-la-Madeleine pauses mandatory $30 visitor fee, citing logistical issues

Îles-de-la-Madeleine pauses mandatory $30 visitor fee, citing logistical issues

CAP-AUX-MEULES, Que. — Quebec’s Îles-de-la-Madeleine says it won't charge a mandatory $30 fee for visitors travelling to the archipelago, citing logistical issues for the system some said infringed on people's freedom to travel within the country.
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