Rise of the unretired

Retirees used to spend their time sunning in Florida. These days, they’re going back to work
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The four-day workweek makes strides

Unilever, the multinational giant that owns brands from Ben and Jerry’s to Dove soap, is the biggest corporation yet to give a big thumbs up to a potential four-day workweek. 
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Addressing recession fears

Nothing says fall like a pipin’ hot plate of economic analysis.
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Education workers walk

Over 55,000 Ontario education workers, including early childhood educators, educational assistants and custodians, are set to walk off the job today. 
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The journey to 5% interest

The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 75 percentage points, bringing its benchmark rate range to 3.75%-4% and effectively making any type of debt (mortgages, credit cards, auto) a little bit pricier.
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Canada’s open for skilled labour

The feds have flicked on a big, bright “OPEN” sign with a new three-year immigration plan to get skilled workers into the country (and address that darn labour crunch). 
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Canadians feel the crunch

Canadians are starting to feel the economic crunch as the Bank of Canada continues to try and combat inflation more stubborn than a toddler before naptime. 
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Is it actually true that nobody wants to work?

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A $900 billion drop

Canadian household wealth dropped by ~$900 billion in Q2 of this year, which, as the largest quarterly drop seen on record, is kind of a big deal.  
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Macklem’s October surprise

The Bank of Canada (BoC) surprised markets after hiking rates by 0.5 of a percentage point yesterday (bringing the base rate to 3.75%), below the 0.75 hike most economists expected.
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