On Thursday, muted returns were realized in U.S. markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.02 per cent, the S&P 500 index slipped 0.11 per cent, and the Nasdaq composite index fell 0.07 per cent.
OTTAWA - The annual pace of inflation in Canada ticked lower in February as higher prices for gasoline were offset in part by declining costs for fresh fruit and vegetables.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, March 2, 2017, the day the Liberal government unveiled its plan to cut hydro bills.
Postmedia began handing out layoff notices to 54 employees today at the Vancouver Sun and Province, including 29 journalists. "Today is going to be a tough day for all of us," wrote Unifor Local 2000 president Brian Gibson on the union website.
The finance minister would like to see billions in new federal infrastructure money flow faster to provinces and cities, but Bill Morneau says that moving too fast would risk wasting money.