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

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 6.7 per cent in March. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

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

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 6.7 per cent in March. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 14.9 per cent (14.2) — Prince Edward Island 10.1 (10.

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

OTTAWA — A quick look at March employment (previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 6.7 per cent (6.6) Employment rate: 61.5 per cent (61.4) Labour force participation rate: 65.9 per cent (65.
Debate over 'GRABHER' licence plate could be headed to court

Debate over 'GRABHER' licence plate could be headed to court

HALIFAX — The controversy over Lorne Grabher's personalized licence plate, which reads "GRABHER," could be settled in court now that a group of lawyers has decided to sue the Nova Scotia government.

Trudeau set to visit student skills competition in Halifax area

HALIFAX — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to visit a community college in the Halifax area today to take in a skills competition for students.

Seven stories in the news today, April 7

Seven stories in the news for Friday, April 7 ——— KREMLIN CALLS U.S. MISSILE ATTACK ON SYRIA AN ILLEGAL AGGRESSION The Kremlin has reacted to Thursday's U.S. strike on Syria as an "aggression against sovereign state in violation of international law.
U.S. strikes Assad targets; Canada mum on abrupt Syria shift

U.S. strikes Assad targets; Canada mum on abrupt Syria shift

NEW YORK — A ghastly chemical attack pushed the Syrian civil war toward a dramatic turning point, with the new U.S. administration launching a missile strike against the regime of Bashar Assad in a sudden shift in policy.
Holocaust survivor recalls real-life story behind 'The Zookeeper's Wife'

Holocaust survivor recalls real-life story behind 'The Zookeeper's Wife'

TORONTO — Holocaust survivor Stefania Sitbon was among 300 Jewish men, women and children who found safe haven during the Second World War in the unlikeliest of places: the Warsaw Zoo.
Royal Bank CEO 'increasingly concerned' about Toronto, Vancouver housing markets

Royal Bank CEO 'increasingly concerned' about Toronto, Vancouver housing markets

TORONTO — The top executive of Canada's largest bank says he's becoming "increasingly concerned" about the impact that high house prices in Toronto and Vancouver could have on the country's economic growth, and is calling on all three levels of gover

Halifax man charged in human trafficking case involving 14-year-old girl

HALIFAX — A 44-year-old Halifax man is facing charges of human trafficking, sexual assault and child pornography in a case involving three girls ranging in age from 14 to 17.