Interest rates, inflation, economic outlook subjects of Bank of Canada update

The Bank of Canada is set to provide an update on Wednesday regarding interest rates, inflation and its economic outlook as it releases its quarterly monetary policy report.
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U.S. congressman posts family Christmas picture with guns, days after school shooting
A U.S. congressman on Saturday posted a Christmas picture of himself and what appeared to be his family, smiling and posing with an assortment of guns, just days after four teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school.
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Few tickets issued to B.C. scrap-metal dealers in 10 years since law passed
National association representing metal recyclers says province and police should be investigating unregistered metal dealers and thieves, and not legitimate dealers to crack down on metal theft.
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Vancouver weather: More snow on the way … and this time, it should stick
Accumulations of anywhere from 2 to 10 cm is expected to fall over the region starting Sunday night
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U.S. Senate leader, presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at 98
Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued U.S. Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of Second World War veterans, has died. He was 98.
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Bob Dole, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, dead at 98
Dole announced in February that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and would begin treatment.
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Belgian police use water, tear gas on COVID-19 protesters
The main crowd in Sunday’s mostly peaceful march had already dispersed when about a 100 protesters ran into a riot police barricade cordoning off access to the European Commission.
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Two drivers suffer minor injuries after tractor trailer crushes SUV in Surrey, B.C.
Global News footage shows a truck in a ditch with the trailer on top of a heavily damaged SUV off of Highway 15 in Surrey, B.C. Only minor injuries were suffered in the accident.
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Why do Canadians want to travel in 2022? Survey says mental wellness tops the list
According to a report on traveller trends from Expedia, in 2022, around two-thirds of Canadians are planning a 'no regrets' type of adventure for their next trip.
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Few tickets issued to scrap-metal dealers in 10 years since law passed
National association representing metal recyclers says province and police should be investigating unregistered metal dealers and thieves, and not legitimate dealers to crack down on metal theft.
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Toronto Argos quarterback Bethel-Thompson to play East Division final against Hamilton
The Toronto Argonauts will have starter McLeod Bethel-Thompson for the East Division final.
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15 dead as Indian villagers clash with army in northern region
An army officer said the soldiers fired at a truck after receiving intelligence about a movement of insurgents in the area and killed six people.
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The U.S. is averaging more than 100,000 new COVID-19 cases a day, the highest level in two months
For the first time in two months, the U.S. is averaging more than 100,000 new COVID-19 cases each day.
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Canada introduces temporary exemption for stranded travellers in South Africa
After expanding its travel ban to include 10 countries in southern Africa, the Canadian government has introduced a temporary exception for travellers who provide a negative PCR test within 48 hours of departing.
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Quebecers aren't seeing recent drop in gas prices at the pumps, CAA charges
The organization's calculations suggest retailers are keeping the savings instead of passing them on to consumers.
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The West Block – Episode 6, Season 11
Watch the full episode of The West Block with host Mercedes Stephenson – December 5, 2021.
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Guilbault announces another $52 million to prevent crime in Montreal
The funds will be spent on a variety of programs that support young people and prevent delinquency over the next five years.
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Quebec reports 1,256 new COVID-19 cases, one more death
The province's seven-day rolling average of new cases continues to rise and is now at its highest point since late April.
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Military repairing cracks in the tails of some CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters
The Royal Canadian Air Force confirmed today in a statement that the Sikorsky-made aircraft have not been grounded or placed on an operational pause.
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Man and woman expected to survive alleged ‘intimate-partner violence,’ says Vancouver police
While the investigation is ongoing, Vancouver police suspect intimate-partner violence may have been behind an early morning stabbing in East Vancouver on Saturday.
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Douglas Todd: Is Canada's central bank afraid of reining in the housing monster?
Is it nervous about igniting a recession by tackling a business it considers too big to fail?
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Why exempt U.S. from new travel restrictions? Feds point to low Omicron transmission
According to the new travel rules, anyone coming into Canada from a country other than the U.S. will have to be tested for COVID on arrival, then isolate and await their results.
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Military repairing cracks in the tails of some CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters
The Canadian military's fleet of maritime helicopters is undergoing inspections and repairs after cracks were recently found in the tails of four CH-148 Cyclones.
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Omicron COVID-19 variant casts shadow over hopes for Christmas comeback in Canada
Many Canadians have holiday plans hanging in the balance as mounting anxiety about the Omicron variant dampens excitement for a vaccine-protected comeback of Christmas merriment.
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Forecast of 20-40 mm of rain for London, Ont. on Sunday night
Heavy rain and strong wind are expected Sunday night into Monday evening, says Environment Canada. Wind gusts could reach 70 to 90 km/h, with 20 to 40 mm of rainfall. 
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Probe to begin on events at Michigan high school prior to shooting
The suspect in the Oxford High shooting, Ethan Crumbley, 15, is now charged as an adult with murder, terrorism and other crimes.
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Former national chief remains hopeful before second trip to Vatican
Former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations Phil Fontaine says he is keeping hope to his heart as he prepares to make a second trip to the Vatican to ask a pope to apologize for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
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Ontario reports 1,184 new COVID-19 cases, 0 new deaths
It marks the third day in a row the case count has been higher than 1,000 but overall hospitalizations and ICU occupancy have remained steady.
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'All our margins are gone': Supply chain challenges squeeze small businesses
Small businesses across Canada are feeling the crunch of a tight labour market and supply chain challenges.
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