The February payrolls numbers came in a little stronger than expected, with headline jobs growth of 175,000 compared with expectations of 149,000, and the unemployment rate edging up a little from 6.6 per cent to 6.7 per cent.
MONTREAL - WestJet Airlines Ltd. cut its revenue expectations Friday due to softer domestic demand and a larger than expected impact from the Easter and Passover holidays shifting into the second quarter this year.
TORONTO--Canadian stocks ended mixed Thursday, weighed down by disappointing earnings from Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin and weakness in the technology sector.
If ever there was a decision on a pipeline that could be deemed in the national interest, it's the National Energy Board's approval of the Enbridge Line 9 reversal.
The question of what Ottawa is prepared to do about the huge backlog of Prairie grain could be answered later this morning. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz are set to make an announcement at 10:30 CT in Winnipeg "to ...