OTTAWA--Canadian exports aren't getting the expected lift from a recent weakening of the Canadian dollar, confounding the Canadian central bank's hopes for a recovery driven by exports and business investment.
Osisko Mining Corp. (TSX:OSK). Miner. Up 51 cents, or 6.86 per cent, to $7.94 on 38.9 million shares. The gold miner has accepted a friendly takeover bid by Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI) and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd.
There is no word yet about what may have caused Tuesday night's massive blackout that plunged much of Toronto's west end into darkness, leaving thousands without power just as the weather made a sharp drop into sub-zero temperatures.
Canadians' out-of-pocket spending for prescription drugs, dental care and insurance premiums rose over a 12-year period for all families, especially people with lower incomes who may have reduced their use of health-care services, a new report suggests.