Links: 2013-04-11

News links for 11 April 2013
France's explosive picket lines - FRANCE 24
"In France, more and more factories are closing. Many employees who risk losing their jobs find themselves torn between anger and despair. Our reporters went out to the picket lines and met workers willing to do anything to keep their jobs."
Canada housing market: Soft landing seen as starts up, permits weak | Economy | News | Financial Post
"Canadian housing starts edged higher in March and building permits were weaker than expected in February, reports released on Tuesday showed, offering some reassurance that Canada’s housing sector is simply cooling, not crashing.While housing starts rose for a second straight month, all the strength was in the rural market — urban starts dropped sharply — and a longer-term tr...


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