CALGARY - Strength in contract drilling in Western Canada and equipment rentals were credited Monday for allowing Total Energy Services Inc. to meet fourth quarter expectations.
MONTREAL - A 69 per cent rise in urban Quebec housing starts helped drive up new home construction nationally in February, ending a three-month string of modest declines in Canada.
Weak economic data from overseas coupled with Friday's weak employment report pushed the Canadian dollar down 0.09 of a cent to 90.08 cents after sliding 0.1 per cent last week.
Trucking operations at Port Metro Vancouver container terminals ground to a near-halt Monday as about 300 unionized terminal truck drivers set up pickets to join more than 1,000 non-union drivers who withdrew their services more than a week ago.
New York: The troubled Bitcoin exchange MtGox filed for protection under US bankruptcy law on Monday, 10 days after doing the same in Japan after a huge loss of the digital currency, a court document showed.