Ontario will provide about 2,000 residents in Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay, Ont., with free income, part of the government's plan to test whether the extra funds will help improve their job prospects and quality of life.
The American lumber lobby has decided to exempt Nova Scotia from its list of targets for softwood lumber duties but the province isn't out of the woods yet, provincial Trade Minister Michel Samson said Monday.
Barrick Gold reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings on Monday and also slashed its forecast for output and hiked costs at its gold mine in Argentina, where cyanide solution spilled recently for the third time in 18 months.
The provincial government is turning back the page on its budget day cuts to Saskatchewan's libraries by restoring $4.8 million in funding.
Home Capital Group Inc. said Monday that two people named in an Ontario Securities Commission action against the company will be moving out of their roles.