The percentage of families in Canada with two parents working has almost doubled in the past 40 years, according to research released Monday by Statistics Canada.
Canada's main stock index edged lower on Monday as oil seesawed and gold fell to a 3-1/2-month low, while financials firmed ahead of a potential increase in U.S.
Canadian stocks were little-changed, trading near the highest level since August, as gains among the nation's largest lenders offset a drop in raw-materials producers with gold on track for a $100 loss this month.
A large number of Saskatchewan's newspapers have a new owner. Alberta-based Star News Publishing has bought thirteen papers across the province from former owners Transcontinental.
China's cement industry, the largest on earth, needs to rapidly dismantle large numbers of factories as part of a newly urgent effort to cut overcapacity, the country's top administrative authority says.