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Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department is proposing to award one of the first contracts for federal water in perpetuity to a powerful rural water district that had employed Secretary David Bernhardt as a lawyer and lobbyist.

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

OTTAWA — Canada's national unemployment rate was 5.5 per cent in October. Here are the jobless rates last month by province (numbers from the previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador 11.1 per cent (11.5) — Prince Edward Island 8.4 (8.

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

OTTAWA — The national unemployment rate was 5.5 per cent in October. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month moving average unemployment rates for major cities.

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

OTTAWA — A quick look at October employment (numbers from the previous month in brackets): Unemployment rate: 5.5 per cent (5.5) Employment rate: 62.0 per cent (62.1) Participation rate: 65.7 per cent (65.
Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

Bloomberg opens door to 2020 Democratic run for president

WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign, warning that the current field of candidates is ill equipped to defeat President Donald Trump.
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