TORONTO - An uptick in the price of gold helped boost the Toronto stock market to a higher close, while U.S. markets finished lower following indications of a relatively tepid start to the holiday shopping season.
Jonathan Whitworth, CEO of North Vancouver's Seaspan shipyards, is calling on the new Liberal government to reconsider a contract reportedly worth over $750 million that was directly awarded to a Quebec shipyard.
... * China's yuan to join Special Drawing Rights basket. * Yuan to enter in Oct. 2016 with 10.92 pct share. * Review cuts euro share, adds weight to financial flows.
EDMONTON - Canada's food safety watchdog says a small amount of leftover contaminated feed was the most plausible cause of mad cow disease discovered in a cow last winter on an Alberta farm.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line.