By Raf Casert And Samuel Petrequin, The Associated Press on July 21st, 2020
BRUSSELS – After four days and nights of wrangling, exhausted European Union leaders finally clinched a deal on an unprecedented 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) budget and coronavirus recovery fund early Tuesday, after one of their longest summits ever. The 27 leaders grudgingly committed to a costly, massive aid package for those hit hardest by COVID-19, ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press on October 21st, 2019
TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index moved higher on election day with an appreciation in the loonie possibly signalling a Liberal minority government, says a markets analyst. With the Bank of Canada not expected to lower interest rates, the Canadian dollar is up on anticipation of fiscal stimulus prompted by Liberal leader Justin Trudeau seeking ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Canadian Press on August 28th, 2013
OTTAWA – Flooding in Alberta and a two-week construction strike in Quebec held back employment and hours worked in June, with likely consequences for economic growth that month. Statistics Canada reported Wednesday that average weekly earnings of non-farm payroll employees rose a modest 0.2 per cent to $919 in June, bringing the annual increase to ... Read More »Be the first to comment!