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World's Strongest Banks Ranked

Four of Canada's biggest banks have landed among the top 10 in a global ranking of the strongest banks, although two of them have seen their rankings slip from last year. According to data compiled b...
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Retail Sales Up Slightly In May

MONTREAL - Consumers bought garden equipment, building materials and sporting goods due to better weather in May, sending up retail sales modestly for the month and leading some economists to predict that growth will revive in the months ahead.Statistics Canada said Friday that sales edged up 0.1 per cent in May to $37.5 billion with declines at car dealers and food and beverage stores.