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Trudeau expected to lay out Canada's future role in the fight against ISIL

By The Canadian Press
February 8, 2016 - 7:29am

OTTAWA — It's expected that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will reveal today Canada's future contribution in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Trudeau is holding a news conference in Ottawa alongside his defence and international development ministers.

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Canadian employment growth flat in January, but jobless rate ticks up to 7.2%

By The Canadian Press
February 5, 2016 - 12:02pm

Employment growth in Canada sputtered in neutral last month as a net gain in Ontario jobs was offset by significant losses in Alberta — with its most dismal numbers in a decade — and in Manitoba and Newfoundland and Labrador, Statistics Canada said Friday.