National News Job growth isn’t moving Canada’s unemployment rate; Hydro One is giving into provincial demands on salary SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Friday Mar. 8th, 2019 Unemployment in Canada remains at 5.8 per cent Canada’s unemployment rate isn’t budging despite job growth in Febrary. StatsCan reports 56,000 new jobs were created last month, with a majority in full-time work. But it wasn’t enough to move the mark on the current 5.8 per cent unemployment rate. Postponed Inuit apology from PM comes down today Justin Trudeau is delivering a long-awaited apology to Canada’s Inuit population. The PM was forced to turn back from Iqaluit after a major snowstorm shut down the area on Thursday. He is apologizing for Canada’s role separating families during a tuberculosis outbreak between 1940 and 1960. Hydro One agrees to lower CEO salary cap Hydro One is dialing back its salary offering for a new CEO. This comes after its biggest shareholder, the Ford Government, pushed back against a salary cap of $2.6 million. The energy provider’s new cap is set at $1.5 million.