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'Personal assistant and a watchdog': How credit monitoring works after a data breach

'Personal assistant and a watchdog': How credit monitoring works after a data breach

Credit monitoring isn't just for your credit score — it can also alert you to potential identity theft and fraud if your data has been compromised in a breach, as many Ticketmaster customers were warned earlier this week.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce names Candace Laing new president and CEO

Canadian Chamber of Commerce names Candace Laing new president and CEO

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has named Candace Laing its new president and CEO, effective Sept. 1.
Climate advocacy group calls out property insurers for fossil fuel support

Climate advocacy group calls out property insurers for fossil fuel support

TORONTO — A shareholder advocacy group is calling out Canada's property insurers for their support of the fossil fuel industry while also raising premiums because of climate-related disasters.
Firm facing foreign-worker allegations considers legal action against Port Alberni

Firm facing foreign-worker allegations considers legal action against Port Alberni

Allegations San Group provided accommodation that was in poor condition and lacked running water to temporary foreign workers are false, the company says
Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

Chiefs pass resolution reversing course on forensic audit of AFN

OTTAWA — The Assembly of First Nations passed an emergency resolution at its general assembly in Montreal Tuesday calling off a forensic audit that had been pushed by former national chief RoseAnne Archibald before she was ousted as national chief la
S&P/TSX composite posts loss Tuesday, U.S. stock markets mixed

S&P/TSX composite posts loss Tuesday, U.S. stock markets mixed

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a loss on Tuesday as weakness in energy and industrial stocks led the market lower, while U.S. stock markets were mixed. Markets were digesting testimony before Congress from U.S.
Some summer jobs may seem menial, but can be great first steps on the career ladder

Some summer jobs may seem menial, but can be great first steps on the career ladder

Summer jobs are more than just a detour on your way to a career — they’re an important first step on the job ladder, no matter the type of work.
Canadians less optimistic about finances amid worries about inflation, income: survey

Canadians less optimistic about finances amid worries about inflation, income: survey

TORONTO — A new survey says Canadians are feeling less optimistic about their finances, with respondents worried about inflation, income levels and a potential recession at the midpoint of the year.
Joly meets with new British counterpart after political sea change in the U.K.

Joly meets with new British counterpart after political sea change in the U.K.

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly met with her new British counterpart Monday for the first time since the Labour Party took power in the United Kingdom last week.
B.C. Securities Commission imposes first no-hearing penalty against company

B.C. Securities Commission imposes first no-hearing penalty against company

The B.C. Securities Commission says it has processed the first penalty without a hearing against a company for a minor violation in order to speed up compliance in the investment market.