Rising food prices are hanging consumers out to dry

It’s not a good week if you’re a consumer on a tight budget — a group that likely includes most of us. Consumers are under attack right now by higher prices. We recently learned Canada’s food inflation rate was at 9.7 per cent in April, the highest jump in 41 years. Everyone is noticing higher … Read more

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Zhaocai is out of a job. Two months away from the office and locked down at an unfamiliar apartment, he’s withdrawn into himself, becoming more suspicious of strangers. He spends much of the day sleeping, or keeping to himself quietly. At night, he gets into bed and mewls for attention. Zhaocai is part of a … Read more