(No changes to text). * Brokerages agree to make massive stock purchases. * Officials freeze new share sales. * Investors see short-term bounce, but sustainability in doubt.
A possible strike at Loblaws by 12,000 employees at 60 stores across the province has now been pushed back a week. After two days of talks between the United Food and Commercial workers and Loblaws Companies Ltd.
Alberta RCMP have been investigating after a body was found on the Ermineskin First Nations. The body of a 53-year-old female was discovered inside a residence on Saturday morning and police have been treating the death as suspicious.
Around 100 people gathered on the Alberta legislature grounds Saturday afternoon, trying to convince politicians that a strong economy and healthy environment are not mutually exclusive.
MONTREAL: Canada's finance minister denied Friday that the country is heading for recession, a day after two major banks predicted economic doomsday.