New support programs begin for Canadians who missed…

The latest: Canada Recovery Benefit begins for Canadians who missed work due to pandemic. Officials urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend. Cases show steady growth in most provinces. Businesses in England face new restrictions. China to test all…

Economics award caps week of Nobel Prizes |…

Americans Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson have won the Nobel in economics for "improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats." The winners were announced Monday in Stockholm by Goran Hansson,…

COVID-19 is changing the way men and women…

In Canada, the most dangerous occupations — from logging and fishing to farming and construction — have always been, and remain, male-dominated. Female roofers, truck drivers, ironworkers and miners exist, of course, but they're still rare. Women are over-represented in indoor jobs that tend…