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Analysts expecting Canada to maintain interest rates until 2017
The latest round of policy easing in Canada is probably over but interest rates are expected to stay low for longer as the central bank tries to lift the economy out of a mild recession, a Reuters poll of economists found.
CANADA FX DEBT-C$ firms as oil prices rise, trade deficit narrows  Reuters
Canadian dollar rises as markets stabilize  CBC.ca
The Budapest Report  
Euro falls on ECB outlook; S&P 500 pares gains as focus on jobs data
NEW YORK The euro fell 1 percent on Thursday on a darkening euro zone outlook, while U.S. stocks pared sharp early gains to end barely higher as investors grew cautious ahead of Friday's August jobs report.
Stocks Gain as European Central Bank Says It's Ready to Act  New York Times
US Government Bond Prices Rise as ECB's Draghi Signals Growth Risk  Wall Street Journal
North American markets open slightly higher, loonie up tenth of a cent
TORONTO -- North American stock markets began Thursday's trading session on a positive note, but with little movement. Toronto's S&P/TSX composite index was up 2.21 points at 13,547.46 shortly after the open, adding to a 63-point gain on Wednesday.
North American markets mixed as investors await US jobs figures  Edmonton Journal
Another ugly day for stocks, oil prices, as markets swoon again  Press Examiner
US trade deficit falls to lowest level since Feb as exports rise
WASHINGTON • The US trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signalling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global slowdown.
Weekly Jobless Claims Rise; Trade Deficit Narrows  New York Times
Trade deficit shrinks to $593 million in July  CBC.ca
Parents paying for kids: 'Not my fault! I can't find a job!'
We've all met someone who has welcomed their adult children back home because they couldn't find work. With youth unemployment at 13 per cent, it is not surprising to hear in a recent CIBC report that almost half of them said supporting their adult ...
Parents feel pinch of supporting adult kids  Nanaimo Daily News
Canadian parents' nest eggs getting drained by their grown-up kids: Poll  Toronto Sun
Halifax-based CanJet suspends flying operations, looks for new business plan
Company president Stephen Rowe said the company isn't shutting down, but he confirmed that its remaining 15 pilots and about 40 flight attendants were laid off.
CanJet president confirms that airline has ceased operations  eTurboNews
Canada gets a C on innovation report card
An Ottawa-based think-tank says Canada's innovation record has improved but it still ranks only ninth among 16 peer countries and corporate spending on research has fallen to the bottom of the list.
Alberta gets C grade on Conference Board of Canada innovation report card  CBC.ca
BC Top Province for Innovation According to Report Card  KelownaNow
Thanks to warm, dry weather, 29% of Sask. crop harvested
The Saskatchewan harvest is well ahead of schedule, thanks to warm and dry weather. According to the province's weekly crop report, 29 per cent of the crop is now combined and an additional 30 per cent is swathed or ready to straight-cut.
Warm, dry weather helps harvest in Saskatchewan  CTV News
Yields, grades average as Sask. harvest continues  Globalnews.ca
Finance minister to slash income tax, raise QST as early as next year
Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao responds to the Opposition as Premier Philippe Couillard, right, looks down, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the legislature in Quebec City.
Quebec mulls increase in sales tax, lower income tax  CBC.ca
Quebec government mulling lower income tax, higher QST  CTV News
Scammers posing as CRA representatives targeting Calgary
Police say they are becoming more aware of increasingly aggressive tactics being used to target Calgarians through the use of what's called the 'CRA Scam'.
Number of people targeted by 'CRA scam' in Calgary soars  Calgary Herald
Scammers net $50000 in just over a week through fake Canada Revenue Agency calls  Globalnews.ca