The federal Conservative government has approved plans to expand an oil sands mining project, despite the environment minister saying the effort is likely to cause significant �adverse environmental effects.
OTTAWA--Canada's budget watchdog revised its fiscal outlook Thursday to incorporate a bigger-than-expected budget surplus in two years due to additional austerity measures from the ruling Conservative government.
Bank of Nova Scotia posted a record annual profit of nearly $6.7 billion on Friday, but fell just shy of investor expectations for its latest quarter.
Hydro-Qu�bec is asking the province's energy board for permission to increase rates next year by nearly six per cent. That would cost the average homeowner $120 more per year.
A year after Prime Minister Stephen Harper introduced tougher foreign takeover rules and declared Canada "open for business," Canadian premiers and business leaders say the changes have created a chilling effect that is scaring off desperately needed ...