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What to do about your debt and mortgages after the interest rate hike

TORONTO — Many consumers will soon find their debt loads heavier now that Canada's central bank and the country's biggest commercial lenders have raised their benchmark rates by one-quarter percentage point.
Turkey uses large crane to remove skidded plane from slope

Turkey uses large crane to remove skidded plane from slope

TRABZON, Turkey — Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope just meters away from the Black Sea.

Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

What makes a private sexual encounter newsworthy? A little-known website raised that very question after publishing an unidentified woman's vivid account of comedian Aziz Ansari's sexual advances while the two were on a date. The story on Babe.
Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

HONOLULU — Nearly 40 terrifying minutes passed between the time Hawaii officials fired off a bogus alert about an incoming missile over the weekend and the moment the notice was cancelled .
Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its home country.
Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

Is it news? Ansari story triggers media ethics debate

A little-known website's story of a sexual encounter between comedian Aziz Ansari and an unidentified woman is testing the boundaries of what constitutes news and what deserves to kept private. The story on Babe.

Husky offshore oil vessel SeaRose suspended after close call with iceberg

Oil-related operations on the SeaRose FPSO vessel off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast have been ordered suspended by a federal-provincial regulator in response to a close call with an iceberg it had last March.

Ontario may provide public sectors with more minimum wage help: Wynne

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Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project could be a year behind schedule

Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project could be a year behind schedule

CALGARY — Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. said Wednesday that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project could be a year behind schedule as it continues to encounter permitting delays.
Canadian banks raise prime lending rate to 3.45% in wake of Bank of Canada move

Canadian banks raise prime lending rate to 3.45% in wake of Bank of Canada move

TORONTO — Canada's biggest banks will hike their prime rate by a quarter of a percentage point on Thursday, putting financial pressure on homeowners with variable rate mortgages.