Jane Pierce spent nine years struggling alongside her husband, Todd, as he fought cancer in his sinus cavity. The treatments were working. Then, in July 2009, Todd died in a fiery car crash. He was 46. That was the beginning of a whole new battle for Jane Pierce, this time with Todd’s life insurance company, MetLife Inc.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper ’s election campaign may get a boost tomorrow from an employment report that is forecast to show a sixth straight monthly gain, bolstering his argument his Conservative Party is best at managing the economic recovery.
Canada’s once-dominant Liberals are searching for a political message and a leader to deliver it, as Michael Ignatieff stepped down as party head yesterday after taking them to their worst electoral defeat.