OTTAWA (Reuters) -The Canadian economy added jobs in September but did little to recoup the losses of the last three months while the jobless rate beat forecasts, edging down as fewer people looked for work, official data showed on Friday. Canada added a net 21,100 jobs in September, in line with forecasts, though mostly in part-time work, Statistics Canada said. The jobless rate dropped to 5.2%, topping predictions it would remain at 5.4%.
Members of the United Conservative Party elected Danielle Smith as their new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier, replacing Jason Kenney. Smith is the former leader of the Wildrose Party and campaigned on introducing a controversial sovereignty act.
TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan expects China to increase its coercion and intimidation to achieve its goal of bringing the island under Beijing's control once President Xi Jinping assumes a third term in office, a senior Taiwanese minister said on Thursday. Beijing's once-in-five years leadership reshuffle is set for the Communist Party congress that starts Oct. 16, where Xi is poised to break with precedent and secure a third leadership term. China views democratically governed Taiwan as its own territory and has ramped up military and political pressure to assert sovereignty claims, including staging war games near the island in August after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei.
Leaders at B.C. Hockey aren't saying if they will follow in the footsteps of other provincial associations in cutting funds to Hockey Canada. Both Hockey Québec and the Ontario Hockey Federation announced Tuesday they will no longer collect player fees on behalf of the national federation in the wake of revelations about a second multi-million dollar slush fund to deal with sexual abuse allegations and a widely-panned appearance by Hockey Canada interim board chair Andrea Skinner in front of a p
The Pickering, Ont. singer talks about "being enough" in his career.
They wore their favourite jerseys of their favourite teams, and were eager to meet some of their favourite players ahead of a professional hockey showdown that hit rural Newfoundland on Thursday night. Fans crowding inside the Steele Community Centre in Gander earlier Thursday were dressed up and ready to welcome the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens for a practice and a preseason game, the culmination of a contest called Kraft Hockeyville. The prize was awarded to nearby Twillingate more t
Gas lobbyist Dan McTeague says a tightness in supply is behind surging gas prices in Canada. 'We are looking at all-time record prices' for gas, he said.
Cape Breton business owners are sifting through the damage and calculating the cost of post-tropical storm Fiona. And so far, preliminary figures show property damage and lost revenue from missed sales will cost the island tens of millions of dollars. Alisha Barron owns Fired Creations, a pottery-making café in Sydney, N.S., which suffered thousands of dollars in lost revenues due to a weeklong storm-related power outage. "The employees losing their time was my main concern," said Barron. "It's
Despite lifting COVID-19 restrictions, richer countries maintain a moral responsibility to help end the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, says Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.
Canadian actor Adrian Holmes describes the process of making a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reboot, and reimagining Uncle Phil for a modern audience.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accusing Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre of deliberating courting "anti-women, far-right extremist" groups to further his political ambitions. Poilievre says he did not know about a hidden hashtag that would direct his YouTube videos to hateful anti-women groups online, and says he condemns it.
A number of new smartphone apps have launched in Canada, all with a common goal: to cut down on food waste by hooking bargain hunters up with grocery stores and restaurants selling excess supply for cheap.
The decision to end proof-of-vaccination in Saskatchewan is coming too soon, says Dr. Alexander Wong, an infectious diseases specialist in Regina. He suggested it is more likely due to political pressure.
An estimated 2.55 million U.S. middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes during the early part of this year, health officials said on Thursday, a level they described as concerning. One in four of those students said they used e-cigarettes daily, according to a national survey conducted between Jan. 18 and May 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Thursday. "Adolescent e-cigarette use in the United States remains at concerning levels, and poses a serious public health risk to our nation’s youth," Brian King, director of FDA center for tobacco products said in a statement.
Tens of thousands of teachers, students and parents took to the streets on Wednesday night calling for better working conditions for teachers. View on euronews
TORONTO — A union representing 55,000 Ontario education workers -- such as custodians, librarians and early childhood educators -- says it has requested what's known as a "no board" report, which could put them in a legal strike position in less than three weeks. The Canadian Union of Public Employees says it has reached an impasse in contract talks with the provincial government. It has now requested a "no board" report, and if the conciliator then issues one -- a decision that usually takes a
'Ring vaccination,' rather than mass vaccination used for COVID-19, is the likely way to contain monkeypox's spread in Canada, says Dr. Samir Gupta.
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A tense situation during the afternoon commute in Vancouver Thursday afternoon when a suspected bank robber commandeered a taxi. It began in Chinatown around 5:30 pm when Vancouver police say a man robbed a bank at Main and Pender. The suspect then tried to flee the scene in an occupied cab -- but he didn't get very far.
The price of gas and other fuels rose Friday in an unscheduled adjustment from Newfoundland and Labrador's petroleum regulator, one day after a six-cent increase at the pumps. The Public Utilities Board increased the maximum price of gas by 9.3 cents per litre and diesel by 17.1 cents per litre. Furnace oil rose by 14.82 cents. Customers on the Avalon Peninsula will now pay between a $1.73 and a $1.78 per litre. Elsewhere, prices are $1.78 on the Burin Peninsula, $1.77 in central Newfoundland, $