The main federal parties campaigning for the Oct. 19 vote had sharply contrasting takes on the job numbers released by Statistics Canada today, and what the government should do to get more people back to work.
Canada's main stock index fell broadly on Friday as mixed employment data provided little clarity for investors hoping to receive more guidance ahead of this month's central bank monetary policy meetings on both sides of the border.
... * Nonfarm payrolls up by 173,000 vs 220,000 expected. * Unemployment rate falls to 5.1 pct from 5.3 pct. * Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade.
Toronto's housing market is showing few signs of slowing down. Sales in the Greater Toronto Area jumped 5.7 per cent in August from a year ago, according to new data from the Toronto Real Estate Board, while the average price for all home types surged ...
Commuters living in and around Calgary will soon have an easier time to get around thanks to a new and improved transit plan funded through the NDP government.