LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks fell in Europe and Asia and the dollar strengthened on Thursday after the Federal Reserve took an upbeat view of the world's largest economy and signaled it was on track to raise interest rates this year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said the U.S. economy was expanding "at a solid pace" with strong job gains in a signal that the central bank remains on track with its plans to raise interest rates this year.
OTTAWA -- Manitoba's unemployment rate would shoot up more than half a percentage point if unemployment on reserves was factored into the monthly calculations, a national think-tank reported this week.
There was no debate on the floor of council Wednesday as the $3.75-million settlement between the convention centre and contractor Stuart Olson was approved unanimously.
OSHAWA, Ont. - The union representing auto workers at General Motors' Oshawa, Ont., plant says the company must decide now what will happen to its operations there instead of waiting until after the next contract negotiations.