As a progressive voter, it was disappointing to watch the sunset press conference -- hastily organized on the banks of the Fraser River earlier this week -- announcing the federal approval of Petronas' Pacific Northwest LNG project.
Gold and materials stocks pushed the Toronto stock market to a slightly lower close Friday, in spite of fresh data showing that the Canadian economy fared better than expected in July.
Canada's main stock index was flat morning trade on Friday as materials stocks slipped, offset by small gains for banking and industrial stocks after data showed surprisingly strong economic growth in July.
OTTAWA - The Canadian economy beat expectations in July with fresh data showing it expanded 0.5 per cent as the country continued moving away from a contraction earlier in the year.
It didn't take long for reporter Andy Riga to end up sitting in slow- moving traffic. At this point, he was more bored than anything.