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Home Capital sees slight uptick in savings deposits while GICs bleed down

cbc news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:42

Home Capital Group reported a slight uptick in the amount in its savings accounts as of Thursday, a sign the alternative mortgage lender may have staunched its bleeding.

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Ottawa reconsiders Boeing purchases amid accusations against Bombardier

cbc news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 09:50

The federal government hinted Thursday that Boeing should not take future military contracts with Canada for granted, considered by some military and defence industry officials as a veiled threat that coincided with a spat between the aerospace giant and Bombardier.

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Canada's inflation rate steady at 1.6% in April

cbc news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 08:59

Canada's inflation rate held steady at 1.6 per cent in April, as energy got more expensive but food got cheaper.

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Banff tourist bonanza spilling out beyond the park gates

cbc news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 05:00

Canada's oldest national park will be so busy that hotels, restaurants and shops throughout the surrounding region are already cashing in on the spillover of tourism activity.

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Are stock markets losing faith in Donald Trump?

cbc news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 05:00

Markets soared after the new U.S. president took office, and have shrugged off scandals and crises without blinking. But that changed this week, as several U.S. indexes were hit by the first slump of Trump's administration.

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Big banks to face questions about banking practices

cbc news - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 05:00

Canada’s big banks will be in the hot seat next month, facing questions about questionable banking practices revealed by CBC's Go Public.

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Home Capital makes another board change

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:43

Home Capital announced another change to its board of directors on Thursday, revealing that John Marsh, one of its original investors, is stepping down.

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Trump administration writes Congress to officially trigger NAFTA renegotiation

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:18

The Trump administration has written to Congress, officially triggering the 90-day consultation period required before renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico can begin.

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Premier Rachel Notley announces plan to clean up Alberta's orphan wells

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:53

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is making an announcement today about cleaning up abandoned oil and gas wells. A press conference will take place at around 9:30 a.m. on an orphan well site near Carstairs, Alta., north of Calgary.

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Bombardier and Boeing clash in trade hearing over CSeries

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:45

Lawyers for Boeing are arguing before a U.S. trade commission that Bombardier's own words prove it was rescued financially by multibillion-dollar assistance from the Quebec government. Boeing is seeking duties on Bombardier aircraft

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Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dead at 77

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 09:11

Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse and force in U.S. politics before resigning in recent months amid a sexual harassment scandal, has died at age 77.

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CRA records missing in KPMG tax dodge affair

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 05:00

Correspondence from the Canada Revenue Agency’s former top enforcement officer went missing — and appears to have been deleted — in the months leading up to the agency’s secret “no penalties” amnesty offer to wealthy KPMG tax dodgers, a Fifth Estate/Enquete investigation has found.

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Breakfast sandwich sales boom as time-starved Canadians shun cereal at home

cbc news - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 05:00

The breakfast sandwich business is booming as time-starved Canadians decide they don’t have time for a meal at home. Instead, they’d rather eat a sandwich on the go.

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