OTTAWA - The Harper government must take �decisive" steps to encourage aboriginal support for pipeline projects or Canada's chance to expand energy exports to Asia will be missed, according to a new report commissioned by the federal government.
The Toronto stock market was lower Thursday, pressured by the financial sector as the latest batch of earnings from Canada's big banks disappointed.
A day after laying off 200 employees across the country, Sun Media has sold 74 community papers in Quebec to the media division of Transcontinental Inc. of Montreal.
The Parliamentary Budget Office says a large part of Ottawa's planned surplus is based on keeping Employment Insurance premiums at higher rates than necessary.
OTTAWA Dec 5 (Reuters) - The confidence of Canadian exporters, a sector of the economy the central bank has long worried about, increased in the second half of 2013, Canada's export credit agency said on Thursday.