The founding meeting of the Arctic Economic Council is taking place in Canada (Sept. 2-3). Critics fear the new business body will speed up the exploitation of a fragile environment struggling with climate change.
It's a bold government that introduces a go-it-alone program that is expensive, apt to be deeply unpopular in some quarters and a tough sell in others, where the upside won't be obvious for another 30 years.
In March 2013, a fatal fire in East Gwillimbury, Ontario claimed the lives of four family members. The cause of the fire was determined to be a clothes dryer that was not installed or maintained as per the dryer manufacturer's instructions.
Kelly Harrington, president of the Saskatoon and District Labour Council, brings burgers from the Labour Day BBQ to picketers outside of Cameco at Victoria Park, Monday.
BEIJING, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Chinese home prices fell again in August from the previous month, two private surveys showed, suggesting the housing market was slowing further despite efforts by the authorities to lift the sector.