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Canadian Dollar News Update

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For Marner and Leonard, it pays to know a few contract shortcuts

Published: 2019-06-30T00:55:55Z 

There are other factors — such as the cost of living, the value of the Canadian dollar vs. the greenback and the price of health care — that affect the ...


Canadian Housing News Update

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Housing Affordability Report Shows Only 12% Of Vancouver Families Can Afford An Average Home

Published: 2019-06-29T19:18:45Z 

Are Canada's housing markets even serving their own populations ... showing only small fractions of families in Canada's largest cities can afford to ...

Housing Affordability Report Shows Only 12% Of Vancouver Families Can Afford An Average Home

Published: 2019-06-29T19:18:45Z 

Are Canada's housing markets even serving their own populations ... an average home at current prices, while Toronto is a little better at 20 per cent.

Vancouver has the highest cost of living in Canada for expats

Published: 2019-06-29T12:56:45Z 

Vancouver has the highest cost of living in Canada for expats ... from high costs for expatriate consumer goods and a dynamic housing market.".


Canadian Jobs News Update

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What Canada's top CEOs think of the Trudeau government's performance on the economy

Published: 2019-06-28T21:56:15Z 

The unemployment rate is the lowest since Statistics Canada began collecting comparable data in 1976; the labour market has created 1.2 million net ...


Canadian Mortgage News Update

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Housing Affordability Report Shows Only 12% Of Vancouver Families Can Afford An Average Home

Published: 2019-06-29T19:18:45Z 

We are certainly not out of bounds to wonder that, given new research showing only small fractions of families in Canada's largest cities can afford to ...

Buying a vacation home

Published: 2019-06-01T18:11:15Z 

The property value must be less than $1 million; The maximum mortgage amount allowed is $600,000 for most of Canada; Maximum of one unit ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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Canada's minister of small business to attend event in China as trade tensions cloud relationship

Published: 2019-06-29T10:52:30Z 

Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotions says that the two Canadians detained in China — former diplomat Michael Kovrig and ...

What Canada's top CEOs think of the Trudeau government's performance on the economy

Published: 2019-06-28T21:56:15Z 

On one level, Canada's economy is doing just fine. ... The unemployment rate is the lowest since Statistics Canada began collecting comparable data ...

Why Canada won't necessarily follow any US rate cuts: Kevin Carmichael

Published: 2019-06-28T20:59:51Z 

The Bank of Canada's latest quarterly survey of business sentiment ... of Canadian economics at IHS Markit, the financial data and advisory firm, said ...

Business sentiment picks up

Published: 2019-06-28T16:07:30Z 

Business sentiment in Canada has picked up to show a slight improvement after falling earlier this year, according to a new survey by the Bank of ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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SNC-Lavalin opts for judge alone trial in corruption case

Published: 2019-06-28T17:48:45Z 

MONTREAL -- Lawyers representing SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. have opted for trial by judge alone in a corruption case that has loomed over the ...

Constellation Brands 'not pleased' with Canopy's earnings, but still supportive

Published: 2019-06-28T17:29:32Z 

Canopy's stock on the Toronto Stock Exchange closed at $52.87, down less one per cent. Constellation, which recognizes earnings from Canopy's ...

Canada's main stock index ends June on high note; loonie up ahead of holiday

Published: 2019-06-28T15:43:34Z 

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index capped strong gains in June by rising ... The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 74.47 points to 16,382.20.

Constellation Brands 'not pleased' with Canopy's earnings, but still supportive

Published: 2019-06-28T14:14:40Z 

Shares of the alcoholic beverage company on the New York Stock Exchange closed at US$196.94, up 4.6 per cent. Canopy's stock on the Toronto ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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Quebec lobbying firm may have broken Sudan sanctions with deal 'striving' to supply equipment for ...

Published: 2019-06-28T22:52:03Z 

Canada has implemented those UN sanctions against Sudan into domestic law ... He said it's also a breach of the UN sanctions under Canadian law if a ... to talk to the news media, said if Dickens & Madson facilitates an arms sale ...

PAL puts 2M domestic seats on 'biggest sale '

Published: 2019-06-28T13:30:00Z 

PAL puts 2M domestic seats on 'biggest sale' ... PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that this is the carrier's way ...


Canadian Political News Update

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Unions, other third parties to reveal ad spending as federal election nears

Published: 2019-06-29T18:56:15Z 

As of June 30, groups that aren't political parties but want a say in the fall ... Twitter is temporarily banning political ads on its platform in Canada as it ... The union representing workers at many of Canada's major news agencies ...

Showing us the money: Electoral ad spending disclosure set to start

Published: 2019-06-29T18:52:45Z 

An outspoken critic of conservative politicians both federally and ... The union representing workers at many of Canada's major news agencies ...

Showing us the money: Electoral ad spending disclosure set to start

Published: 2019-06-29T18:45:00Z 

As of June 30, groups that aren't political parties but want a say in the fall ... Groups such as Engage Canada and Shaping Canada's Future stole the .... The union representing workers at many of Canada's major news agencies ...

Third-party advertisers start disclosing ad spending as election nears

Published: 2019-06-29T16:52:30Z 

Twitter joins Facebook in creating registry for online political ads ... The union representing workers at many of Canada's major news agencies ...

A Critical Affair: Canada's Brand New Political Ad Registry

Published: 2019-06-29T16:41:15Z 

A Critical Affair: Canada's Brand New Political Ad Registry ... Concerns over the ease with which fake news can spread and worries about foreign ...

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Vancouver after journey from Philippines

Published: 2019-06-29T14:48:22Z 

The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and ... The garbage set off a political row between the two countries, culminating in a ... In a statement to Global News Saturday, Environment and Climate Change ...

Canada's rubbish comes home after a six-year journey to the Philippines

Published: 2019-06-29T14:15:00Z 

VANCOUVER — A ship carrying an infamous load of Canadian trash that had been rotting in the Philippines since as far back as 2013 has arrived at a ...

Garbage-hauling ship arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines

Published: 2019-06-29T14:15:00Z 

Philippines lifts Canadian travel ban but no return of ambassador yet ... The garbage set off a political row between the two countries, culminating in a ...

The environment is becoming the hot button issue of the federal election: Nanos survey

Published: 2019-06-29T02:26:15Z 

In the political sphere, the issue of how best to tackle climate change has been a ... "It's a green light and positive news for the Liberals, not good news for those ... The margin of error for a random survey of 1,000 Canadians is ±3.1 ...

Andrew Coyne: Want to help free the two Canadians in China? Stop talking about a deal

Published: 2019-06-29T00:51:27Z 

It has been more than six months since Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were kidnapped by the Chinese government. Not "arrested," with its ...

What Canada's top CEOs think of the Trudeau government's performance on the economy

Published: 2019-06-28T21:56:15Z 

On a late-summer evening in 2015, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau stood on a pre-election debate podium in Calgary and laid out his economic case ...

Evening Brief: Ford government loses carbon tax court challenge

Published: 2019-06-28T21:22:30Z 

Evening Brief: Ford government loses carbon tax court challenge ... Tonight's Evening Brief is brought to you by Seaspan Shipyards, Canada's west ... of leader of nationalist group vying for party status in federal election (CBC News).

Canada Day party cancellation: Yahoo readers agree with Doug Ford's decision

Published: 2019-06-28T19:41:15Z 

Earlier this week, the Doug Ford government announced that a Canada Day event will not be hosted a Queen's Park in Toronto after last year's event ...

Israel eases some restrictions on Gaza in unofficial truce

Published: 2019-06-28T12:00:00Z 

China has criticized Canada for acting on what it sees as a politically ... The government news release Friday announcing the decision appeared to ...


Canadian Business News Update

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Military veterans put through the paces at Calgary's Mount Royal University

Published: 2019-06-30T00:22:30Z 

WATCH (June 24, 2019): The Canadian Legacy Project launched a new veteran-focused business training program in Calgary after consultations with ...

Containers filled with six-year-old rotting trash from the Philippines return to Canada

Published: 2019-06-29T16:14:43Z 

The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste ... CTV News took a tour of Waste-to-Energy Facility earlier this month and ... "I think we can do much better," he said, calling what a Canadian business did ...

Containers filled with six-year-old rotting trash from the Philippines returns back to Canada

Published: 2019-06-29T16:14:43Z 

"I think we can do much better," he said, calling what a Canadian business did, by shipping waste from a developed country to a developing nation, ...

Schooners finalizing business plan for HRM

Published: 2019-06-29T11:48:45Z 

The bid to bring the Canadian Football League and a community stadium to Halifax has not moved the ball forward in recent months but ...

Canada's minister of small business to attend event in China as trade tensions cloud relationship

Published: 2019-06-29T10:52:30Z 

Canada's Minister of Small Business and Export Promotions says that the two Canadians detained in China — former diplomat Michael Kovrig and ...


Canadian Manufacturing News Update

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What Canada's top CEOs think of the Trudeau government's performance on the economy

Published: 2019-06-28T21:56:15Z 

But nowhere near what we need," says Dennis Darby, president and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, the main industry group for the ...


Canadian Housing News Update

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Housing might devour the economy from within – CMHC's Siddall

Published: 2019-06-28T10:52:30Z 

"Canadians spend 50% on real estate transaction costs (broker fees, ... homes might feed into a vicious cycle that would eventually cripple the market.

Private buyers trying to get in Peterborough's hot housing market

Published: 2019-06-28T07:18:45Z 

Private buyers trying to get in Peterborough's hot housing market ... sellers is a known strategy, more common in the U.S. than in Canada, he says.

'We won't tolerate it around our kids': Rutland residents oppose social housing

Published: 2019-06-28T04:26:58Z 

Opposition to the facility — which will be run by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and house homeless people and young adults ...


Canadian Business News Update

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Edo Japan expands in Ottawa

Published: 2019-06-28T20:37:30Z 

"With such a strong footprint in Western Canada, we are humbled by the ... "With my dedicated business partners, I look forward to this exciting new ...

Baskin-Robbins: Stranger Things

Published: 2019-06-28T20:26:15Z 

"We're having a lot of fun with this partnership," said Baskin-Robbins Canada representative, Natalie Joseph. The shop will include an '80s look and ...

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, announces federal ...

Published: 2019-06-28T19:41:15Z 

This will support the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada's trade missions and ... Follow @CanadaBusiness on social media for business-related news: ...

Mandarin's free Canada Day buffet for citizens panned as discrimination

Published: 2019-06-28T18:11:15Z 

Canadian citizens are invited to eat for free at an Ontario-based Chinese-Canadian restaurant ... The company operates 29 restaurants in Ontario.

SEI Canada Decreases Risk Rating on Several Funds

Published: 2019-06-28T17:03:45Z 

TORONTO, June 28, 2019 /CNW/ -- SEI Investments Canada Company (SEI Canada), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEI Investments Company ...

The City of Courtenay joins BizPaL, Strengthening Local Businesses

Published: 2019-06-28T16:07:30Z 

BizPaL is an online service that benefits Canadian businesses by helping ... Follow @CanadaBusiness on social media for business-related news: ...

Mandarin's free Canada Day buffet for citizens raises discrimination issues

Published: 2019-06-28T15:56:15Z 

TORONTO — Canadian citizens are invited to eat for free at an ... buffet linked to citizenship, wrote James Chiu, president and co-founder, in an email.

Canadian firm inks $6M deal to push 'political aims' of Sudan's military regime

Published: 2019-06-28T15:45:00Z 

A Canadian company has signed a US$6-million deal to lobby foreign ... Global News phoned the company for comment on the contract but a ...

Business sentiment improves after downturn early in year

Published: 2019-06-28T15:22:30Z 

Business sentiment in Canada is improving for the summer of 2019 with companies reporting they expect an increase in sales growth in the coming ...

Bank of Canada survey suggests business sentiment picked up after declining

Published: 2019-06-28T15:12:00Z 

OTTAWA -- Business sentiment in Canada has picked up to show a slight improvement after falling earlier this year, according to a new survey by the ...

Canadian firms expect increase in sales growth, Bank of Canada survey finds

Published: 2019-06-28T15:11:15Z 

Most of the sales optimism is concentrated in central Canada. The increase in expectations, businesses said, comes despite ongoing weakness in the ...

Bank of Canada survey suggests business sentiment improving slightly

Published: 2019-06-28T15:03:43Z 

A new Bank of Canada survey suggests business sentiment has improved slightly in Canada, with many businesses expecting an increase in sales ...

Sale of Molson brewery land is now official

Published: 2019-06-28T15:00:00Z 

Molson Coors Canada, founded in Montreal in 1786 and the oldest brewery in North America, is the Canadian business unit of Molson Coors Brewing ...

Canada spurred to action after billions lost in corporate tax revenue

Published: 2019-06-28T14:48:45Z 

By Tyler Choi. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada has ramped up efforts to enforce corporate tax compliance, boosting funding for government auditors ...

Historic inauguration of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge

Published: 2019-06-28T14:48:45Z 

In addition to the eight Canadian and international businesses that comprise the private consortium selected to design, build, operate and maintain the ...

Canada's economy expands 0.3% in April

Published: 2019-06-28T12:56:15Z 

Canada's gross domestic product expanded by 0.3 per cent in April, following ... Wholesale trade and the construction sector grew, but manufacturing ...

Economy beats expectations

Published: 2019-06-28T12:52:11Z 

The Canadian economy grew more than expected in April, helped by the oil and gas sector. Statistics Canada says real gross domestic product grew ...

Statistics Canada says real GDP grew 0.3 per cent in April

Published: 2019-06-28T12:45:00Z 

OTTAWA - The Canadian economy grew more than expected in April, helped by the oil and gas sector. Statistics Canada says real gross domestic ...

Canadian dollar notches eight-month high as data seen keeping BoC on sidelines

Published: 2019-06-28T12:31:31Z 

The Canadian dollar strengthened to a near eight-month high against the greenback on Friday after domestic data supported the view that the Bank of ...

3 Reasons to Buy and Hold Air Canada (TSX:AC) Stock Forever

Published: 2019-06-28T12:22:30Z 

In the news release, the companies said that they plan to maintain the two companies as separate entities and protect the different brands by leaving ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it

Published: 2019-06-28T21:47:03Z 

The federal government argues the tax is necessary to meet Canada's ... "This is good news for Canadians and the Canadian economy," lead ...

Canada helps protect Inuvik Mike Zubko Airport from impacts of climate change

Published: 2019-06-28T20:15:00Z 

The Government of Canada is investing $16.5 million in this project through the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund with the Government of ...

Canada announces next steps to drive clean growth and climate action

Published: 2019-06-28T17:37:30Z 

The Government of Canada has a comprehensive climate plan that is cutting pollution and investing in the clean economy to create jobs and new ...

What a trade war with China would do to Canada

Published: 2019-06-28T16:58:08Z 

In apparent retaliation, China has also blocked Canadian canola seed ... The economic fallout would not be total devastation, say experts, but it would ...

The City of Courtenay joins BizPaL, Strengthening Local Businesses

Published: 2019-06-28T16:07:30Z 

"Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and employ millions of hardworking Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Our government is ...

Over 1 In 10 Canadian Households Are Late or Skipping Debt Payments

Published: 2019-06-28T15:33:45Z 

Statistics Canada (Stat Can) released new data from their Survey of ... The percent of Canadian households that missed at least one mortgage debt ..... https://business.financialpost.com/news/economy/canadian-businesses- ...

Bank of Canada survey suggests business sentiment picked up after declining

Published: 2019-06-28T15:12:00Z 

The central bank's spring business outlook survey indicator dropped into negative territory in the wake of that weakness, however recent data has ...

Canadian firms expect increase in sales growth, Bank of Canada survey finds

Published: 2019-06-28T15:11:15Z 

OTTAWA — Canadian firms expect an increase in sales growth over the ... Results of the central bank's quarterly business outlook survey point to "a ...

Minister Sohi announces support for fair and just coal energy transition

Published: 2019-06-28T15:11:15Z 

The challenge of climate change requires Canada to transition our economy and, in particular, our energy system to one that is more sustainable.

Bank of Canada survey suggests business sentiment improving slightly

Published: 2019-06-28T15:03:43Z 

"It is consistent with GDP data in suggesting that the weakness in the Canadian economy was temporary with (the second quarter) looking much better ...

Strong Canada April GDP clips central bank's rate cut bets

Published: 2019-06-28T14:00:28Z 

Canada's economy grew by 0.3% in April, Statistics Canada data indicated, faster than the 0.1% pace that analysts in a Reuters poll had predicted.

Canada's GDP beats expectations with 0.3% growth in April

Published: 2019-06-28T13:18:45Z 

Canada's GDP beats expectations with 0.3% growth in April ... The Canadian economy grew more than expected in April, helped by the oil and gas ...

Canada's economy expands 0.3% in April

Published: 2019-06-28T12:56:15Z 

Canada's gross domestic product expanded by 0.3 per cent in April, following a 0.5 per cent increase in March, Statistics Canada reported Friday.

Oil rebound drives strong GDP gain, as Canadian economy moves to more solid footing

Published: 2019-06-28T12:54:33Z 

Oil rebound drives strong GDP gain, as Canadian economy moves to more ... suggesting a recent slowdown is ending, Statistics Canada data indicated on ... The Bank of Canada — which is due to announce its next interest rate ...

Canadian economy appears to be emerging from slow patch as GDP grows more than expected

Published: 2019-06-28T12:45:00Z 

Canadian economy appears to be emerging from slow patch as GDP grows ... suggesting a recent slowdown is ending, Statistics Canada data indicated on ... The Bank of Canada — which is due to announce its next interest rate ...

Canadian dollar climbs to five-month high ahead of GDP data

Published: 2019-06-28T12:22:30Z 

Canada is a major exporter of commodities, including oil, so its economy could benefit from reduced uncertainty for global trade. U.S. crude oil futures ...

Before the Bell: What every Canadian investor needs to know today

Published: 2019-06-28T11:26:15Z 

On Bay Street, BCE Inc. is in the spotlight with news that long-time chief ... the Bank of Canada releases its latest business outlook survey, offering a ...

Xi fires shots at US before Trump meeting, without mentioning him

Published: 2019-06-28T11:03:45Z 

Xi then used remarks on the digital economy to call for a "fair and equitable market environment" and the "completeness and vitality of global supply ...