After businessman floats $20 minimum wage, Quebec minister says no, but a hike is coming

Louis Audet, chief executive of Cogeco Communications, speaks to shareholders at the company's annual meeting Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in Montreal. Louis Audet is stepping aside as president and CEO of the Cogeco cable and broadcasting companies founded by his family, and will be replaced by Philippe Jette on Sept. 1. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz) Louis Audet, chief executive of Cogeco Communications, speaks to shareholders at the company's annual meeting Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in Montreal. Louis Audet is stepping aside as president and CEO of the Cogeco cable and broadcasting companies founded by his family, and will be replaced by Philippe Jette on Sept. 1. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

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Average price of gas in Canada tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.06 per litre on Monday for an all-time high.

Attacking schools, Russia deals a blow to Ukraine's future

The Ukrainian government says Russia has shelled more than 1,000 schools, destroying 95. Intentionally attacking schools and other civilian infrastructure is a war crime. Experts say wide-scale wreckage can be used as evidence of Russian intent, and to refute claims that schools were simply collateral damage.