The Canadian labour market topped expectations by adding another 10,700 jobs last month and dropping the unemployment rate to 6.8 per cent -- but the latest numbers raise questions about the quality of the work.
It's been a choppy quarter for Canada's big banks, and investors have reacted accordingly. Banks that have topped expectations (CIBC, Bank of Nova Scotia and National Bank) have seen their stocks rise handsomely this week.
Just over 13 months after the U.S. Steel flags came down at the Hamilton Works steel mill, new flags bearing a new - but century-old - name went up Friday, heralding new jobs and a hoped-for new era of independence.
The reversal by Air Miles of its points expiry policy is a bogus victory for all involved. From start to finish in this story, Air Miles has demonstrated some of clumsiest brand management ever seen in this country.
Toronto Water says the strange taste and smell some Toronto residents started noticing in their tap water last night is connected to treatment plant upgrades.