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The falling dollar impacts everything from grocery prices to travel and tourism.
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The last quarter of 2015 may have seen no growth at all.
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While Canadians 55 and older remain the most positive about their finances, they also saw the biggest decline in this year's survey.
We see the preferred share shakeout as a great buying opportunity, particularly among rate-reset preferreds -- especially those that have a rate reset of at least two years into the future -- as their plunge in prices has made their yields attractive and there is significant potential for capital gains if and when Canadian interest rates do begin to rise.
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TORONTO — The Canadian dollar was holding steady as the Toronto Stock Exchange was set to begin the last trading day of 2015 much lower than it began the year. The loonie was at 72.07 cents U.S., up 0...
From bets against Canadian banks to the "carbon bubble," Canada has no shortage of economic pitfalls.
Some "slightly positive" news for the loonie.
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Recent data shows the Canadian economy is falling short of expectations.
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Sunny ways leadership is about setting priorities and convincing citizens about the need for these priorities to ensure we have a bright future. It is about being honest with people and at times making difficult choices and explaining why you have to make them. Being all things to all people is not sunny ways leadership, nor is simply doubling or adding a zero to the investments of your predecessor. That appears to be the central hallmark of the new government. Spending is already wildly out of control.
TORONTO — A new report says Canada is one of five countries most exposed to China's slowing growth. Geneva-based asset manager Unigestion says Canada's reliance on commodity exports makes it vulnerabl...
OTTAWA — Canada has climbed out of the recession that nudged the economy into reverse over the first half of 2015 — but a rebound in growth during the third quarter has already shown signs of lost mom...
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Over the last 50 years, Bombardier has received $2.2 billion in federal government assistance -- of which Industry Canada advises only $543 million has been repaid. In short, if history is any guide, Bombardier is far more likely to be calling on taxpayers again shortly with its hands outstretched, than to actually mature into a bonafide competitive business.
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These companies have already touched your life. Beyond the big names like Ben & Jerry's ice cream, Patagonia clothing, Etsy, or Kickstarter, there are impact-driven business leaders making significant money while making an amazing difference in communities all around us.
The EI system is an important component of Canada's social safety net. Over the last two decades, however, a series of changes to EI as well as labour market shifts have made it more difficult for Canadian workers to access EI benefits. Thankfully, fixing the erosion of Canada's EI system was featured in this federal election.