As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth cheques distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block.
There are already clear winners and losers this week as the deadline for a potential contract dispute between Canada Post and its workers inches closer.
TORONTO -- North American stock markets moved up this morning, although the gain on the Toronto Stock Exchange was fairly modest. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 33.54 points at 14,070.28 after nearly two hours of trading.
Toronto Hydro says about 260 customers remain without power this morning in the city's east end. Toronto Hydro spokesperson Jessica Martin said the outage was first reported at around 1 a.m.
There's lots of wheat and canola in the fields, but the crop that's really surging this year is lentils. According to Statistics Canada, Saskatchewan farmers planted a record area of lentils in 2016 at 5.3 million acres.