Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his defamation trial in Connecticut as he and his lawyer tried to limit damages he must pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax. More than a dozen family members of some of the 20 … Read more

Canadian dollar touches 10-day low; decline capped as oil prices rise

Canadian dollar touches 10-day low; decline capped as oil prices rise

The Canadian dollar CADUSD weakened to a 10-day low against its broadly stronger US counterpart on Thursday as investors continued to assess minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting, but the decline was limited as oil prices moved higher. The loonie was down 0.1% at 1.2920 to the greenback, or 77.40 US cents, after … Read more

Canadian dollar strengthens as oil prices rebound

Canadian dollar strengthens as oil prices rebound

The Canadian dollar CADUSD rallied against its broadly weaker US counterpart on Monday as oil prices rose and investors continued to bet on another oversized interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada despite disappointing Canadian jobs data last week. The price of crude oil, one of Canada’s major exports, rebounded from a six-month low … Read more

Canadian dollar rises to two-month high on growing signs of easing U.S. inflation

Canadian dollar rises to two-month high on growing signs of easing U.S. inflation

The Canadian dollar CADUSD climbed to its highest level in more than two months against a broadly weaker US counterpart on Thursday as oil prices rose and investors grew more optimistic about the global economic outlook. The loonie was trading 0.1% higher at 1.2765 per greenback, or 78.34 US cents, after touching its strongest level … Read more

Canadian dollar slips slips but posts biggest weekly gain of 2022

Canadian dollar slips slips but posts biggest weekly gain of 2022

The Canadian dollar CADUSD edged lower against its US counterpart on Friday as oil prices fell, but the currency still notched its biggest weekly gain this year as signs of US inflation peaking eased worries of aggressive tightening by the Federal Reserve. The loonie was trading 0.1% lower at 1.2775 to the greenback, or 78.28 … Read more

Fall travel guide: Four cheap U.S. destinations to visit during the off-season

Fall travel guide: Four cheap U.S. destinations to visit during the off-season

There’s plenty to see across the US this fall, and the season is a great time to visit destinations that are prohibitively hot in the summer or extremely busy in the winter. Natalia Weidner, a Virtuoso-network travel advisor with Oakville, Ont.-based Travel Professionals International based, says that hotels are typically 10- to 30-per-cent cheaper in … Read more

Edmonds Arts Festival returns stronger than ever June 17-19

Edmonds Arts Festival returns stronger than ever June 17-19

A beloved arts festival returns to the PNW on June 17-19. The Edmonds Arts Festival will feature over 160 painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers, woodworkers and more. Noelle Dass is among them. She is a painter known for her whimsical style, bright colors and playful subjects. Many of her works of her, known as “Artimals” feature … Read more

Canadian dollar rallies to 6-week high as prospects of BoC pause recede

Canadian dollar rallies to 6-week high as prospects of BoC pause recede

The Canadian dollar CADUSD on Thursday strengthened for the sixth day in seven against its broadly weaker US counterpart as oil prices rose and the Bank of Canada signaled it has much more work to do to bring inflation under control. Canada’s central bank will probably have to raise its policy rate to the top … Read more

Canadian dollar gains for sixth day ahead of expected Bank of Canada rate hike

Canadian dollar gains for sixth day ahead of expected Bank of Canada rate hike

The Canadian dollar CADUSD strengthened to its highest level in nearly six weeks against its broadly stronger US counterpart on Wednesday, as oil prices rose and investors awaited a Bank of Canada interest rate decision. Canada’s central bank is widely expected to raise interest rates by half a percentage point for a second straight meeting. … Read more

Canadian dollar rallies as current account surplus hits 14-year high

Canadian dollar rallies as current account surplus hits 14-year high

The Canadian dollar CADUSD The Canadian dollar rose to its highest level in more than five-weeks against the greenback on Monday, as data showed Canada’s current account surplus turning positive and ahead of an expected interest rate hike this week by the Bank of Canada. Canada’s current account surplus was C$5.0 billion in the first … Read more