Alberta is facing the longest recession in its recorded history and the province's Finance Minister is warning that the provincial government won't be able to create enough jobs to employ the thousands of Albertans currently out of work.
Bank of Montreal's efforts to cut costs in its retail banking operations helped drive an increase its fiscal third-quarter profit despite challenging economic conditions.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife has confirmed the hunter captured on video killing a bear with a spear won't face charges. A video posted in June on YouTube shows American hunter Josh Bowmar hitting the bear with a spear.
A new Fraser Institute report shows Canadians on average now hand over 42% of their income to governments. That's well above the 38% they pay for food, clothing and shelter - the so-called necessities of life.
The Canadian dollar is regaining some ground. The October crude contract was up 69 cents at $48.10 (U.S.) per barrel, helping the loonie add 0.24 of a cent to 77.46 cents US.