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Economy lost 207,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate rises, Statistics Canada says
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Economy lost 207,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate rises, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Canada’s labour market lost 207,000 jobs last month as a spike in COVID-19 variant cases led to renewed public health restrictions and raised concerns about longer-term economic consequences from the pandemic. The unemployment rate rose to 8.1 per cent from 7.5 per cent in March, Statistics Canada reported. It would have been 10.5...

Tories demand Trudeau testify on WE deal after Liberals reject hearing from PM staff
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Tories demand Trudeau testify on WE deal after Liberals reject hearing from PM staff

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to answer questions before a parliamentary committee on Monday about the Liberal government’s now-dead deal with WE Charity. The demand follows bickering between opposition parties and the Liberals last week over a Conservative-backed motion in the House of Commons that saw MPs vote...