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Ottawa, province help fund $10-million expansion of daycare at Halifax university

Ottawa, province help fund $10-million expansion of daycare at Halifax university

HALIFAX — Government funding is expected to cover half of the cost of a $10-million expansion of the child care centre at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax.
As summer wildfire season nears, Quebec forest fire workers vote for strike mandate

As summer wildfire season nears, Quebec forest fire workers vote for strike mandate

MONTREAL — Workers with Quebec's forest fire agency have voted 99 per cent in favour of a strike mandate as the summer wildfire season approaches.
Two dead, three injured in separate highway crashes in northeastern Nova Scotia

Two dead, three injured in separate highway crashes in northeastern Nova Scotia

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — Two head-on crashes on the same highway in Nova Scotia’s Antigonish County have claimed the lives of two men and sent three people to hospital. RCMP say the first crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. Thursday on Highway 104 in Afton, N.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by Canadian city

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 6.1 per cent in April. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

Here's a quick glance at unemployment rates for April, by province

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 6.1 per cent in April. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): _ Newfoundland and Labrador 9.1 per cent (10.1) _ Prince Edward Island 6.

National employment numbers for April from Statistics Canada, at a glance

OTTAWA — A quick look at Canada's April employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 6.1 per cent (6.1) Employment rate: 61.4 per cent (61.4) Participation rate: 65.4 per cent (65.
Transat says it expects to fall short of financial guidance for 2024

Transat says it expects to fall short of financial guidance for 2024

MONTREAL — Travel company Transat A.T. Inc. says it expects to fall short of its financial guidance for the year.
Algonquin Power & Utilities names Chris Huskilson as CEO, reports Q1 loss

Algonquin Power & Utilities names Chris Huskilson as CEO, reports Q1 loss

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. named Chris Huskilson as its chief executive as it reported a loss in its latest quarter. Huskilson has been interim CEO since August 2023. The power utility, which keeps its books in U.S.
Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

Five things to know about the NHL playoffs

The Toronto Maple Leafs showed coach Sheldon Keefe the door yesterday, the New York Rangers pushed the Carolina Hurricanes closer to one, and Brad Marchand and the Bruins would like to slam one on the visiting Florida Panthers as their nasty series r
In the news today: Immigration ministers to talk temporary visa cap

In the news today: Immigration ministers to talk temporary visa cap

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...