The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, holding onto recent gains ahead of an interest rate decision by the Bank of Canada and a possible extension of oil production cuts by major producers.
Major construction projects around Quebec are on hold this morning after the union representing 175,000 construction workers launched a general unlimited strike.
Bank of Montreal reported higher fiscal second-quarter profit and hiked its dividend to lead off earnings season for Canada's big banks, even as slower-than-expected business activity in the U.S.
Ontario's budget watchdog says the Liberal government will spend $45 billion over the life of its hydro plan to save people $24 billion on their electricity bills.
BlackBerry Ltd.'s comeback streak continued this week on the stock market, indicating investors have finally dialled into the former smartphone titan's shift to software with a focus on security and the automotive industry.