After a trying month for the tens of thousands of people evacuated as wildfires ravaged Fort McMurray, Alta., some good news this week: it's time to begin the journey home.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's current account deficit widened to C$16.77 billion ($12.90 billion) in the first quarter as weak crude oil prices dragged down the value of exports, Statistics Canada said on Monday.
China's cement industry, the largest on earth, needs to rapidly dismantle large numbers of factories as part of a newly urgent effort to cut overcapacity, the country's top administrative authority says.
Verizon workers on the picket line in New York City on April 13, the first day that they went on strike. Credit Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times.
BRUSSELS -- Economic confidence is up in the 19 European countries that use the euro, a survey showed Monday, thanks in particular to greater optimism among consumers that has led to a pickup in inflation expectations.