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Canada's jobless rate unchanged in April

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Statistics Canada said Friday that the national unemployment rate for April remained unchanged at 7.1 per cent. Overall, the country lost 2,100 jobs nationally - a number that Statistics Canada considers to be close to zero. But Alberta's woes ...
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Canada wildfire: Images show Fort McMurray devastation

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pictures obtained by the BBC show large parts of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray in ruins following a devastating wildfire. The exact scale of the damage is difficult to assess, as access to the city is restricted.
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RBC to turn over files on Panama Papers clients to Canada Revenue Agency

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
Royal Bank of Canada has agreed to hand over 40 years of records on hundreds of its clients revealed in the Panama Papers to federal tax auditors, in the first public step the government has taken to crack down on anyone named in the huge data leak.
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Liberals kick off review of Canada Post but restoration of home mail delivery uncertain

National Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - The Liberal government has launched a sweeping review of Canada Post to determine the future of mail services, but there's no guarantee home delivery will be restored for those who have recently lost it.
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World hockey championship: 5 things to watch as Canada defends title

CBC.ca - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Canada enters the 2016 IIHF world championship hoping to defend its title with a very different team as the tournament gets an infusion of youth with the likes of Connor McDavid and top prospect Auston Matthews.

FCA Canada named Randstad Award winner

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
"We are honoured to receive such significant recognition from Randstad and in particular from the Canadians who endorsed FCA Canada as a desirable workplace," Reid Bigland, president and CEO of FCA Canada said in a statement. "FCA Canada is ...

On this day 71 years ago, Canada liberated the Netherlands

Globalnews.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
That campaign to liberate the Netherlands was fought primarily by Canadian soldiers, and is part of the special relationship between Canada and the Netherlands that persists to this day. “Happy Liberation Day to the Netherlands! Canada is proud to have ...
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A changing Canada needs innovation — and Toronto can lead the way

Toronto Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Canada is at a turning point. Plummeting oil prices, lacklustre economic performance, a petrodollar, pernicious climate change, and structural youth unemployment illustrate the need for a shift from a resource economy appropriate for the industrial age ...
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Look out, loonie and Canada may have passed 'point of peak optimism'

Financial Post - ‎May 5, 2016‎
It looks like Canada's surprisingly strong run of economic data is ending, if TD Securities is right, and that means one of the fiercest rallies on record for the Canadian dollar is poised to end as well.

Canada is a huge country. Most of it is unfit for human habitation.

Vox - ‎May 5, 2016‎
The best arable land has always been in Canada's south - no surprise, given the cold weather farther north. A lot of that arable land is in the area we see below the red line.

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ falls as oil rally cools, job market stalls

Reuters - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Canada lost 2,100 jobs in April as the oil-rich province of Alberta shed still more jobs in its natural resources sector, data from Statistics Canada showed. Economists had forecast that the labor force would be unchanged after a strong gain in March.

CANADA STOCKS-Futures extend losses after weak jobs reports

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index is due at 10:00 a.m. ET . June futures on the S&P TSX index were down 0.52 percent at 8:45 a.m.

Physician's family fractured after child with cerebral palsy denied entry to Canada

CTV News - ‎16 hours ago‎
A Brazilian family, residents of Calgary for more than five years, continues to await a change of heart from Immigration Canada on the application of their 10-year-old son who has cerebral palsy and remains in Brazil. Jaime Bastos, a critical care ...
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Watch United States Vs. Canada In World Hockey Championships Online (Live Stream)

NESN.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Stanley Cup playoffs are in full swing, but another notable hockey tournament gets underway Friday. The IIHF world tournament begins Friday in Russia, highlighted by a group play matchup between two hockey powers.

Transport Canada to inspect sunken trailer in Ottawa River

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
Transport Canada says it will inspect a sunken trailer in the Ottawa River to determine whether it qualifies under law as an "obstacle," but the question of who will remove it remains open.

Canada Has Passed 'Peak Optimism,' Watch For Loonie To Slide: TD Securities

Huffington Post Canada - ‎17 hours ago‎
Perceptions of Canada's economy have reached “a point of peak optimism" and the country is headed for more pessimistic times, TD Securities predicted in a report this week.

Want to Move to Canada If Trump Wins? Not So Fast

RollingStone.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
The threats to move to Canada if Donald Trump becomes president started appearing long ago, but they've increased in volume and intensity over the past few months.

How Canada became the world's economic Rorschach test

Macleans.ca - ‎May 5, 2016‎
That the theme has been taken up with such gusto internationally, though, marks only the latest star turn for Canada's economy in the eyes of the world.
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US oil ends 1.2 pct higher; Canada fire, Libya violence threaten supply

CNBC - ‎20 hours ago‎
Oil price gains eased after jumping as much as 3 percent on Thursday, as a raging wildfire near Canada's oil sands region and escalating Libyan violence raised worries about immediate oil supplies.

Environment Canada warns of smoky air in northern Saskatchewan

CBC.ca - ‎21 hours ago‎
Strong winds continue to push smoke from northern Alberta into Saskatchewan and air quality statements have been issued for 15 more regions in the province.
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