Vancouver's port authority has OK'd a proposal to build a controversial coal export facility in Surrey despite strong opposition from environmentalists and local health authorities.
The Toronto stock market closed with a small loss Thursday as traders weighed data showing an improving climate for U.S. manufacturers but worsening conditions in China and the eurozone.
An environmental group has filed court documents saying a lawsuit against it is an attempt to silence its criticism of a forestry company's harvesting practices.
The rise in part-time employment is nothing more than a pullback after companies hired more full-time workers than they needed coming out of the recession, one of Canada's largest banks said Thursday.
Proponents of controversial energy projects seem to be putting increasing value on the bare-knuckle experience gained in politics to help manage potentially conflicting industry, community, aboriginal and environmental interests.