Though higher, the average price per gallon is still about 9 cents lower than this time a year ago across the Palmetto State, which continues to offer the lowest gas prices in the nation. That means your Labor Day weekend getaway will cost drivers slightly more to fill up than it did on July Fourth weekend. The price was $1.91 four weeks ago and $2.26 a year ago.
We're now getting a better idea of what that job action will look like. Canada Post spokesperson Jon Hamilton doubts the threat of an overtime ban will pressure the Crown Corporation to back down, noting the two sides remain far apart on a number of issues.
The National Energy Board's review of the Energy East Pipeline is heading into what could be hostile territory when hearings resume today in Montreal. In March, protesters began chanting as soon as Louis Bergeron, Energy East's vice-president for New Brunswick and Quebec, began speaking. The president of a large union of construction workers says his members could benefit for five years from projects related to the pipeline.
David Mulroney, Canada's ambassador to China from 2009 to 2012, said Canada now "needs to ensure it will have regular meetings with Chinese officials". "China blames his predecessor for the current poor relations but still believes Trudeau could bring changes". "We were very firm in our dealings with China".
Many EU countries are wary about the possibility of the large, mainly Muslim country becoming a member of the bloc and Europe has long anxious that Turkey's anti-terrorism laws are used to quash dissent. Gabriel, who is the country's economy minster, raised eyebrows after being accosted by a group of masked protesters holding banners bearing the slogan "Traitor".
A new HHS analysis finds that HealthCare.gov consumers would continue to have affordable coverage options, even if all marketplace final health insurance premium rates were to increase by double digits next year. Deputy Kansas Insurance Commissioner Clark Shultz said those numbers won't be final until September 23. They created the [problem],' the governor said.