The Canadian labour market topped expectations by adding another 10,700 jobs last month and dropping the unemployment rate to 6.8 per cent -- but the latest numbers raise questions about the quality of the work.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks to reporters on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday. Notley says she will head to British Columbia as early as next week to make the case for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Officials say it's too early to tell how much removing the fuel would cost, but that it was "safe to assume" it would take more than the $6 million allotted to conduct last summer's assessment.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says his comments about the possible use of "defence forces" or police during future protests over pipeline projects approved this week by Ottawa weren't meant to be read as a threat.
Carnival Corp.'s Princess Cruise Lines unit agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges over waste dumped from one of its ships and pay $40-million (U.