TORONTO, Cananda - Even though the housing market is showing renewed strength overall, there are underlying differences in valuations and outlooks among Canada's four major cities, according to a new report by the Bank of Montreal.
MONTREAL - Expectations for a stronger economy in Quebec next year has prompted the National Bank of Canada to raise its cash dividend and make the Canadian banking sector's first stock split in more than seven years.
OTTAWA - The federal government is moving ahead with its consumer friendly agenda, unveiling new rules for prepaid credit cards, more inspections at gas pumps and plans to create a national financial code to streamline regulations and enhance consumer rights.
MONTREAL - Tired of paying $50 in extra fees each month for going over his cellphone data plan limits, Mischa Karam finally upgraded to a more expensive package to cover his video streaming and podcast habits.
MONTREAL - Jobs for tech savvy social media experts will be as obsolete in 10 years as for more traditional occupations such as taxi dispatcher and toll booth operator, according to a new study released Tuesday by online employment site Workopolis.
(Special) - The outlook for the future of Canada's Baby Boomers hasn't been good for a while, but a couple of recent studies seem to add more evidence to the case that they will find themselves in financial straits when they come to retire.
TORONTO - A new study shows that non-mortgage debt is continuing to rise in Canada, but at a relatively modest pace, and that low delinquency rates indicate Canadians have so far been able to handle the increase.
(Special) - Canadian investors are a curious bunch, hungry for research and information. Whether making investment decisions and purchases themselves on line or using professional brokers or advisers, they increasingly are using the many resources available to help them make informed investment decisions.
TORONTO - There's little sense in worrying about short-term return rates when the goal is to fund a national retirement system for the long haul, the head of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board said Friday.