Disney Plus streaming service to launch in Canada in November

Disney Plus streaming service to launch in Canada in November

TORONTO – The Walt Disney Company is swooping into the Canadian market with its powerful new streaming platform Disney Plus in November, and analysts say the menu of Marvel superheroes, Pixar characters, and Disney animated classics could give viewers another reason to drop cable altogether. The company says Disney Plus will cost $ 8.99 per […]

Canada's economy shrank in November as many sectors contracted

Canada's economy shrank in November as many sectors contracted

Canada’s gross domestic product declined by 0.1 per cent in November, as everything from manufacturing to construction, oil and gas, and finance all shrank. Statistics Canada reported Thursday the economy seems to have see-sawed in the three months up to November — shrinking by 0.1 per cent in September, then growing by 0.3 per cent in October […]

Unemployment reaches 40-year low with 94,100 new jobs added in November

Unemployment reaches 40-year low with 94,100 new jobs added in November

A blast of new jobs last month knocked the country’s unemployment rate down to its lowest level since Statistics Canada started measuring comparable data more than 40 years ago. But despite eye-catching progress, Friday’s numbers also delivered disappointment. Canada added 94,100 net jobs for its largest monthly increase since March 2012 when there was a […]