B.C. is awash in proposed megaprojects these days, and public hearings are about to begin on one of the biggest and most controversial of them all.
MARKHAM, Ont.�Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is denying a federal watchdog analysis that says he's using high employment insurance (EI) premiums to beef up his expected budget surplus in 2015.
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The federal Conservative government has approved plans to expand an oil sands mining project, despite the environment minister saying the effort is likely to cause significant �adverse environmental effects.
Hydro-Qu�bec is asking the province's energy board for permission to increase rates next year by nearly six per cent. That would cost the average homeowner $120 more per year.