Federal spending does fuel inflation, but it’s worth the hit: Desjardins – National

A new report calls on Ottawa to stick to its spending plans amid criticism that the federal government isn’t doing enough to combat surging inflation, while some experts suggest policymakers could crack down on price gouging without adding fuel to the fire. Decades-high inflation levels in Canada have turned up the political heat on Ottawa … Read more

Alberta man conned out of thousands of dollars thanks to new twist on old scam

An Alberta man is warning others after losing $8,500 to an old scam with a new twist. Edmontonian Robert Cronkhite told Global News he received a call on Wednesday from someone claiming to be with Service Canada. He said he hung up twice, believing it to be a scam. But by the third time he … Read more