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Various vegetables are on display at the Jean Talon Market in Montreal on January 11, 2016. The country's annual inflation rate slowed to an unexpectedly weak 1.6 per cent last month as the continued decline in food prices played a big role in offsetting t
Sliding food costs help offset rising gas prices to slow inflation to 1.6%
OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate slowed to an unexpectedly weak 1.6 per cent last month as the continued decline in food prices played a big role in offsetting the higher cost of gasoline, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The agency's latest reading shows the pace of inflation decelerated from February's year-over-year reading of two per cent, which was right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target.



SPORTS NEWS

Eskimos hire Brock Sunderland as GM and vice-president of football operations
EDMONTON - The Edmonton Eskimos hired Brock Sunderland as their GM and vice-president of football operations Monday.
Sunderland replaces Ed Hervey, who was fired from both posts earlier this month.



BUSINESS NEWS

Various vegetables are on display at the Jean Talon Market in Montreal on January 11, 2016. The country's annual inflation rate slowed to an unexpectedly weak 1.6 per cent last month as the continued decline in food prices played a big role in offsetting t
Sliding food costs help offset rising gas prices to slow inflation to 1.6%
OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate slowed to an unexpectedly weak 1.6 per cent last month as the continued decline in food prices played a big role in offsetting the higher cost of gasoline, Statistics Canada said Friday.
The agency's latest reading shows the pace of inflation decelerated from February's year-over-year reading of two per cent, which was right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target.



ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

This image released by Starz shows Omari Hardwick, left, with Charlie Murphy in a scene from the original series,
Comedian Charlie Murphy, brother of Eddie, dies at 57
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy and a comic performer in his own right who turned encounters with Rick James and Prince into standout sketches on "Chappelle's Show," has died. He was 57.
Murphy died Wednesday in New York of leukemia, according to his representative, Domenick Nati.



HEALTH NEWS

It's nothing short of a sea change in public policy, one with profound implications for everything from Canadian culture and health to border security, road safety and even international relations: legalizing marijuana. Two people hold a modified design of
NewsAlert: Liberals introduce long-awaited bill to legalize marijuana
OTTAWA - The federal Liberal government has finally launched its long-awaited effort to legalize recreational marijuana, setting in motion a host of sweeping policy changes for public safety and health across Canada.
The suite of bills was introduced today in the House of Commons by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.