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Canadian Mortgage News Update

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Here's what the housing market will look like in 2020 in Mississauga

Published: 2019-12-31T18:33:45Z 

This optimistic outlook is echoed by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. "Overall ... Here's some good news for buyers! Zoocasa says The ...


Canadian Sales News Update

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USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar is the Winner

Published: 2019-12-31T13:41:15Z 

The Canadian dollar wins the 2019 "Best-performing currency award. ... of the year with Retail Sales growth averaging an anemic 0.67% since July.


Canadian Housing News Update

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Here's what the housing market will look like in 2020 in Mississauga

Published: 2019-12-31T18:33:45Z 

Zoocasa says that Canada's housing market has come a long way from its 2016-2018 boom-bust cycle. "After sustaining roughly two years of softer ...

USD/CAD - Canadian Dollar is the Winner

Published: 2019-12-31T13:41:15Z 

The Canadian dollar wins the 2019 "Best-performing currency award. ... The domestic housing market has rebounded since March, following the ...


Canadian Manufacturing News Update

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Federal consumer carbon tax, with rebate program, comes to Alberta

Published: 2019-12-31T16:18:45Z 

Ontario and Saskatchewan lost previous challenges of the tax in their top courts and are appealing to the Supreme Court of Canada. Alberta had a ...

Germany shuts nuclear plant as it phases out atomic energy

Published: 2019-12-31T13:52:30Z 

Swedish news agency TT said the Ringhals 2 reactor in southwestern ... Canadianmanufacturing.com is the top source of daily industry-focused news ...


Canadian Business News Update

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Canadians worry about debt

Published: 2019-12-30T16:41:15Z 

CIBC says about 60 per cent of Canadians polled agreed there are likely better ways to ... 6 and 8 gathered responses from 1,515 Canadian adults. ... It needs to be managed," said Jamie Golombek, managing director, CIBC financial planning and advice, in a news release. ... More Business News.


Canadian Economy News Update

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Canada's 2020 outlook

Published: 2019-12-31T07:18:45Z 

Vanguard sees Canada as a bright spot among developed economies, with a growth forecast at 1.6%. The Eurozone and U.S. growth forecast are ...


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Horizons ETFs Extends Rebate, HXT Continues as Canada's Lowest-Cost ETF

Published: 2019-12-30T21:56:15Z 

HXT seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the S&P/TSX 60™ Index (Total Return), net of expenses. The S&P/TSX 60™ Index ...

Evening Update: $1-billion deal for MacDonald Dettwiler; US-Middle East tensions rise

Published: 2019-12-30T21:45:00Z 

At the Toronto Stock Exchange, the S&P/TSX composite index was down 69.65 points at 17,098.56. ... Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into?

Canadian group to repatriate Canadarm company in $1-billion deal with Maxar

Published: 2019-12-30T15:49:38Z 

LATEST NEWS ... TORONTO — The company that built the robotic Canadarm for the U.S. Space Shuttle and ... A consortium led by Toronto-based Northern Private Capital with financial backing from former ... stock exchanges, closed up $2.79, or 14.9 per cent, at $21.50 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Canadian group to repatriate Canadarm company in $1-billion deal with Maxar

Published: 2019-12-30T15:45:53Z 

Tri-City News ... TORONTO — The company that built the robotic Canadarm for the U.S. Space Shuttle and ... A consortium led by Toronto-based Northern Private Capital with financial backing from former ... stock exchanges, closed up $2.79, or 14.9 per cent, at $21.50 on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


Canadian Dollar News Update

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Canada's 2020 outlook

Published: 2019-12-31T07:18:45Z 

Canada a bright spot among developed economies. For 2020, Vanguard forecasts continued slowdown in global growth – except for Canada.

Canadian, US markets close lower while Canadian dollar advances

Published: 2019-12-30T16:18:10Z 

TORONTO — Year-end market positioning pushed Canada's main stock index lower on a low-volume day at the Toronto Stock Exchange on Monday.


Canadian Sales News Update

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Canadarm owner to be bought by Canadian group

Published: 2019-12-30T21:11:15Z 

Stamps mark Canadian contribution to Apollo 11 moon mission ... The group says MDA's corporate headquarters will return to Canada, where it ... In a separate news release, Maxar CEO Dan Jablonsky said the Westminster, ... with the revenue including about C$100 million of intercompany sales to ...

Company behind ticket-seller fires back at Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival

Published: 2019-12-30T09:22:30Z 

It claimed the problems and the delay in ticket sales caused the festival ... Ahead of the April 18 sale of early-release venue passes, Canadian Live ...


Canadian Political News Update

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What LGBTQ Canadians Will Remember From The 2010s

Published: 2019-12-30T23:26:15Z 

It's been a decade of monumental change for queer and trans Canadians. ... There was change in government policy too; because of the Accepting ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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Space-tech firm MDA back in Canadian hands with $1B sale to investors including Balsillie

Published: 2019-12-30T12:06:45Z 

Space-tech firm MDA back in Canadian hands with $1B sale to investors ... NPC's chief executive, said in an interview with the Financial Post on Monday. ... Maxar's stock price was up more than 15 per cent on the news of the sale, ...


Canadian Economy News Update

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Iceland most gender-equal country says World Economic Forum 2020 report, Canada comes in 19th

Published: 2019-12-30T20:26:15Z 

"Iceland is proud to maintain as the frontrunner of the World Economic ... index," said Iceland's Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in a news release.

Canadians want more action climate change, but are worried about ' economic hardship'

Published: 2019-12-30T12:00:00Z 

The survey, conducted for Global News as part of yearend poll, found the 71 per cent of Canadians believe the country needs to take the lead globally ...

Donald Trump responds to CBC Home Alone 2 edit, roasts Trudeau

Published: 2019-12-27T00:42:13Z 

U.S. President Donald Trump responded to the news that CBC had deleted his Home Alone 2 ..... Canada's economy is in a bit of a difficult situation.


Toronto Stock Exchange News

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Top Canada Stock Market News in 2019

Published: 2019-12-31T00:00:00Z 

2019 was an exciting year for stock market news in Canada. CannTrust Holdings (TSX:TRST)(NYSE:CTST), Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB)(NYSE:ACB), ...

Pot stocks continue freefall as cannabis ETF hits new lows

Published: 2019-12-30T23:56:55Z 

And the sector didn't get a break from bad news over the holidays. ... Its Toronto Stock Exchange listing means it also doesn't include shares of ...

SLANG Worldwide Announces Resignation of Director

Published: 2019-12-30T21:56:15Z 

SLANG is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker ... This news release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking ...

Canadian , US markets close lower while Canadian dollar advances

Published: 2019-12-30T21:22:30Z 

TORONTO -- TORONTO -- Canada's main stock index and those tracking U.S. markets closed lower in Monday trading. At the Toronto Stock Exchange ...

Leon's Furniture Limited Enters Into Automatic Share Purchase Plan

Published: 2019-12-30T21:00:00Z 

TORONTO, Dec. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Leon's Furniture Limited ("LFL" or "Leon's") (TSX: LNF) today announced that it has entered into an automatic share ...

Horizons ETFs Rebalances Marijuana-Focused Index ETF Suite

Published: 2019-12-30T18:22:30Z 

Securities within HMMJ's index generally have a market capitalization of ... to the Canadian Securities Exchange and the Aequitas NEO Exchange.

Canadian , US markets dip in morning trading , Canadian dollar advances

Published: 2019-12-30T16:07:30Z 

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index and U.S. markets were down in morning trading. At the Toronto Stock Exchange, the S&P/TSX composite ...

Canadian group to repatriate Canadarm company in $1-billion deal with Maxar

Published: 2019-12-30T15:53:45Z 

TORONTO — The company that built the robotic Canadarm for the U.S. Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs is returning to ...

Equinox Gold and Leagold Mining Mail Joint Management Information Circular in Connection with ...

Published: 2019-12-30T15:00:00Z 

(TSX: EQX, NYSE American: EQX) ("Equinox Gold") and Leagold Mining ... Further to the Equinox Gold news release dated August 2, 2018, the ...

Great Panther Announces US$10 Million Concentrate Prepayment

Published: 2019-12-30T14:48:45Z 

"Securing the sale of this off-take at competitive market terms, while ... and exploration company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange trading under the ... This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of ...

John Risley's Northern Private Capital consortium to acquire MDA for $1B

Published: 2019-12-30T14:03:45Z 

Maxar Technologies (NYSE/TSX: MAXR) has entered into a definitive agreement to sell MDA to a consortium of financial sponsors led ... News Release. Maxar Technologies to Sell MDA to Northern Private Capital for CAD$1 Billion.

Jeremy Reitman, CEO of fashion retailer Reitmans Canada, has died

Published: 2019-12-30T13:41:15Z 

... consisting of 260 Reitmans, 112 Penningtons, 79 Addition Elle, 81 RW & CO. and 55 Thyme Maternity, and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Manitoba introduces reduced solvency funding and greater flexibility for unlocking pension funds

Published: 2019-12-30T12:56:15Z 

... at this and other subjects in the current issue of the Morneau Shepell News & Views ... Canadian retirement security protections take effect – Changes to ... is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI).

Futures inch down after TSX's record high in last session

Published: 2019-12-30T12:33:45Z 

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Scotia Global Asset Management announces final year-end reinvested distributions for Scotia ...

Published: 2019-12-30T12:22:30Z 

TORONTO, Dec. ... announced the final year-end reinvested distributions for the Scotia Strategic ETF Portfolios listed on the TSX for the 2019 tax year.

Scotia Global Asset Management announces final year-end cash distributions for Scotia Strategic ...

Published: 2019-12-30T12:22:30Z 

TORONTO, Dec. ... today announced the final year-end cash distributions for the Scotia Strategic ETF Portfolios listed on the TSX for the 2019 tax year.

First Capital Realty Completes Conversion to a Real Estate Investment Trust

Published: 2019-12-30T12:00:00Z 

The units of the REIT will begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on ... Holders of Exchangeable LP Units are entitled to exchange their ...

At the open: TSX dips from record high on profit-booking

Published: 2019-12-30T11:52:40Z 

Canada's main stock index fell on Monday after hitting a record high in the previous session as traders booked profits after a recent rally fuelled by ...

Vanguard Announces Final Cash Distributions for the Vanguard ETFs

Published: 2019-12-20T18:33:45Z 

... announced the final December 2019 cash distributions for certain Vanguard ETFs, listed below, that trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).

TSX dips from record high on profit-booking in holiday week

Published: 2019-12-18T07:52:30Z 

(Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday after hitting a record high in the previous session as traders booked profits after a recent rally ...


Canadian Housing News Update

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'Renoviction' rates soar due to big-city housing crunch

Published: 2019-12-30T09:00:00Z 

So-called "renovictions" are up sharply across Canadian cities, complicating an already challenging housing situation. In 2018, there were 37,000 ...

OPINION: 2020 will be kind to BC housing market , technology sector

Published: 2019-12-29T13:45:05Z 

Canada's economy depends on consumer spending and housing-related spending to stay afloat, and both have been soft. Waning competitiveness ...


Canadian Jobs News Update

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Canadarm maker MDA back in Canadian hands with $1B sale to investors including Jim Balsillie

Published: 2019-12-30T23:26:15Z 

... chief executive, said in an interview with the Financial Post on Monday. ... Maxar's stock price was up more than 15 per cent on the news of the sale, ...

Bank of Canada Formally Begins Hunt for the Next Rate Chief

Published: 2019-12-30T18:33:45Z 

In its last rate decision of 2019, the Bank of Canada cited a tightening labor market as a main reason why it bucked the global easing trend and kept its ...

Canadians want more action on climate change, but are worried about 'economic hardship'

Published: 2019-12-30T12:01:07Z 

The survey, conducted for Global News as part of yearend poll, found the 71 per ... However, Canadians also appear to be feeling pessimistic in the climate ... "Until people can see lots of good, made-in-Canada jobs associated with ...


Canadian Business News Update

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Canadian , US markets close lower while Canadian dollar advances

Published: 2019-12-30T21:22:30Z 

TORONTO -- TORONTO -- Canada's main stock index and those tracking U.S. markets closed lower in Monday trading. At the Toronto Stock Exchange ...

Meet Canada's top franchises for 2020

Published: 2019-12-30T18:33:45Z 

For those looking to buy a franchise, Canadian Business Franchise has listed the top Canadian units for 2020 in more than 20 different categories.

Canadarm maker to be acquired by Canadian investors in $1B deal

Published: 2019-12-30T16:30:00Z 

A Toronto-based investment firm has signed a $1-billion deal to buy the Canadian space technology company behind Radarsat Earth-observation ...

Canadian group to repatriate Canadarm company in $1-billion deal with Maxar

Published: 2019-12-30T15:45:00Z 

TORONTO — A Toronto-based investment firm has signed a $1-billion deal to buy the Canadian space technology company behind Radarsat ...

Enertopia Corp shares set to delist from the Canadian Securities Exchange; still mulling options

Published: 2019-12-30T14:37:30Z 

Enertopia Corporation (CSE:TOP) (OTCMKTS:ENRT), the lithium focused resource group, said its shares will be delisted from the CSE with effect from ...

Toy Story Canada : Completed Hasbro purchase of eOne opens door for local creators to make ...

Published: 2019-12-30T14:26:15Z 

Toy Story Canada: Completed Hasbro purchase of eOne opens door for local ... But if the companies managed to win over shareholders and regulators, .... but also the approach to news and the approach to the nightly broadcast, the ...

TIP closes acquisition of Trailer Wizards

Published: 2019-12-30T13:30:00Z 

TIP will now integrate Trailer Wizards with its existing Canadian business, ... TIP's Canadian division will have a combined fleet of more than 33,000 ...

Communication is key for brokers in this hard market

Published: 2019-12-30T12:56:15Z 

Read more: Canadian companies retaining more risk due to hard market ... the hill and get back into the soft market," Peel told Insurance Business.

Tips to better manage your finances: Poll finds getting out of debt still a top New Year's resolution ...

Published: 2019-12-30T12:33:45Z 

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week ... According to the poll, Canadians noted they also want to find ways to better keep ...

Tips to better manage your finances: Poll finds getting out of debt is still a top New Year's resolution ...

Published: 2019-12-30T12:33:45Z 

MONTREAL -- With the New Year just days away, Canadians are making it a ... Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this week.

Reitmans CEO Jeremy Reitman has died, company announces

Published: 2019-12-30T09:00:00Z 

Jeremy Reitman, a stalwart of the Canadian womenswear scene who guided Montreal-based Reitmans Ltd. through the so-called retail apocalypse, ...

Reitmans CEO Jeremy Reitman has died, company announces

Published: 2019-12-29T23:56:01Z 

Jeremy Reitman, a stalwart of the Canadian womenswear scene who guided ... The company announced the death of its chairman and CEO in a brief ...


Canadian Political News Update

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Iceland most gender-equal country says World Economic Forum 2020 report, Canada comes in 19th

Published: 2019-12-30T20:26:15Z 

health and survival and political empowerment. ... cohesive and resilient societies around the world," Schwab said in a news release in December.

Five people with ties to Nunavut, Nunavik named to Order of Canada

Published: 2019-12-30T15:00:00Z 

... Corner of Canada, a popular column published every week in Nunatsiaq News. ... After arriving in Canada in 1968 as a political refugee from Czechoslovakia, ... Svoboda had already been imprisoned for his political activities in ...

The Moments That Defined Canadian Politics In The 2010s

Published: 2019-12-30T13:41:15Z 

It was a decade of difficult, sometimes painful change in Canadian politics. One that forced politicians and those who watch them closely to reckon with ...

These young Canadians dominated the headlines in 2019

Published: 2019-12-30T09:00:00Z 

These young Canadians dominated the headlines in 2019 ... water commissioner by the Anishinabek Nation, a political advocacy group for 40 ... She's one of a handful of Canadian teens who really made an impact on the ... CBC Kids News also covered quite a few stories about young heroes in 2019.

Trudeau's pathetic weakness on foreign policy leaves Canada vulnerable

Published: 2019-12-22T17:57:11Z 

The establishment media and political class have long worked together to pull the veil over the eyes of the Canadian People. They've tried to convince ...


Canadian Dollar News Update

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Canadian, US markets close lower while Canadian dollar advances

Published: 2019-12-30T21:22:30Z 

Canada's main stock index falls slightly after two-day break, U.S. markets mixed ... The Canadian dollar was at 76.58 cents US, compared with Friday's ...

Rising cost of living top of mind for Canadians in 2020: CIBC

Published: 2019-12-30T16:52:30Z 

A majority of Canadians are worried about the rising cost of living going into 2020, a new survey has found. According to a CIBC poll of 1,515 ...

Canadian, US markets dip in morning trading, Canadian dollar advances

Published: 2019-12-30T16:07:30Z 

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index and U.S. markets were down in morning trading. At the Toronto Stock Exchange, the S&P/TSX composite ...

Futures inch down after TSX's record high in last session

Published: 2019-12-30T12:33:45Z 

FOR CANADIAN MARKETS NEWS, CLICK ON CODES: ... Canadian dollar and bonds report [CAD/] [CA/]. Reuters global stocks poll for Canada.

London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Monday

Published: 2019-12-30T10:30:00Z 

The latest news from CBC London. Top Story: Human ... The exchange rate for the Canadian dollar is currently 76.49 cents U.S.. The market opens ...

CIBC poll finds getting out of debt remains Canadians ' top financial priority for 10th straight year

Published: 2019-12-30T09:56:15Z 

Economic concerns weighing on the minds of many heading into the new year. TORONTO, Dec. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - A new CIBC poll finds debt ...

Canada's top 3 ETFs of the decade

Published: 2019-12-30T07:52:30Z 

Finally, we have a Canadian-dollar hedged index-trading solution, at a fee of only 0.11%. iShares again took a top spot with its Hedged Core S&P 500 ...