Tara Deschamps

Canadian Press

Tara Deschamps is a business reporter with The Canadian Press

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Ontario Votes 2022

'I'll never be able to afford property': Housing costs key issue for Ontario voters

Housing affordability in Ontario is a key issue atop voters' minds in the upcoming provincial election.

Aurora Cannabis posts $1-billion net loss in Q3, will close Edmonton facility

Aurora Cannabis Inc.'s most recent quarter ended with a net loss of more than $1 billion, which the cannabis company blamed on pricing pressures and COVID-19 measures.

How to get better mileage, save on your next tank as gas prices rise

As gas prices hit all-time highs in many places across the country, a CAA spokesperson shares their tips for getting better mileage and the best deal at the pumps.

Pot shop sales data was 'misappropriated,' Ontario cannabis distributor says

The Ontario Cannabis Store says a data breach involving some of its sales information is being investigated by the Ontario Provincial Police.

Competition Bureau files court applications to block Rogers-Shaw merger

The Competition Bureau says it is seeking to block Rogers Communications Inc.'s proposed $26-billion acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc.

April's home sales down 41% from last year, 27% since March: Toronto realty board

Prospective homebuyers saw clear signs of a cooling Toronto market in April as the region's real estate board reported sales dropped by about 41 per cent since last year and 27 per cent in one month.

Toronto police's financial crimes unit to investigate former union head Jerry Dias

Canada's biggest private sector union says it has turned money over to police that its former president allegedly accepted as part of a kickback scheme.

Toronto homes sold for $200K more than last March, despite dip from month before: TRREB

Prospective homebuyers in the Toronto region saw a slight dip in home prices last month, but properties were still selling for an average $200,000 more than they were last March.

New apps offering grocery delivery in under 10 min pin their hopes on power of habit

Ultrafast grocery delivery apps like Ninja and Tiggy say they hope customers are blown away by their service and "stick with us forever" after their first purchase.

Changes in speculation tax unlikely to quell Ontario housing market, experts say

Real estate experts say Ontario's decision to increase and expand its foreign buyers tax won't do much to cool the province's hot real estate market.