More than 140 Canadian food plants have closed since 2006, wiping out 23,800 jobs, as one of the country's key manufacturing sectors retools to become more competitive, new research says.
The Toronto stock market racked up a modest gain late morning Wednesday as gold stocks ran ahead while investors looking for a safe haven pushed bullion up to a 5 1/2 month high.
Canadian National Railway Co. has issued a notice to its forestry customers that it is unable to take all of their lumber shipments because of the backlog that is building at container terminals at Port Metro Vancouver due to the ongoing trucker strike.
CALGARY - Alberta's job vacancy rate is the highest in the country, tied with Saskatchewan, according to a report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - "All right, good night" were the final words heard by air traffic controllers from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight before it vanished over the South China Sea five days ago, relatives of the passengers were told Wednesday.