Ontario will provide residents in Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay 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.
Two of Canada's largest car rental companies have agreed to pay $1.25 million in penalties for falsely advertising discount prices that are essentially impossible to obtain.
Canadian National Railway Co. rode a wave of new shipping contracts and record volumes to a 12-per-cent jump in first-quarter profit.
Stocks are higher globally today. Gold is lower. Yields are higher. This is all reflecting a more positive risk tone to open the week.
Steve Lichty's family runs a dairy farm in Beaver Dam, Wis. that is at risk of closure due to a dispute over Canadian policy. Joanna Slater/The Globe and Mail.