Couples are swapping out natural diamonds in rings for larger, cheaper lab-made ones

ADA Diamonds, which sells fine jewelry made with lab diamonds, said more couples are gravitating to engagement rings featuring the man-made gem. (Courtesy ADA Diamonds/CNN) ADA Diamonds, which sells fine jewelry made with lab diamonds, said more couples are gravitating to engagement rings featuring the man-made gem. (Courtesy ADA Diamonds/CNN)

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Hockey Quebec has 'lost confidence' in Hockey Canada; withholding funds

Hockey Quebec says it has lost confidence in Hockey Canada and will not transfer funds to the national organization. The provincial federation confirmed to The Canadian Press that its board of directors adopted a motion Tuesday night saying it does not believe Hockey Canada's current structure can change hockey culture.

A Hockey Canada logo is shown on the jersey of a player with Canada’s National Junior Team during a training camp practice in Calgary, Aug. 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries on Wednesday decided to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices, a move that could deal the struggling global economy another blow and raise politically sensitive pump prices for U.S. drivers just ahead of key national elections.

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