Royal Bank is backing away from a plan to charge customers transaction fees for loans, mortgage payments and debit transactions on some kinds of accounts.
MONTREAL - Profits at Hydro-Quebec increased 2.2 per cent to $1.79 billion in the first quarter as the provincially owned electricity producer was helped by very cold winter temperatures.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index barely retreated on Friday, with cooling energy and financial stocks weighing, after the index posted gains in four of the previous five sessions.
The biggest players in Canada's oil and gas industry are urging Alberta's government to step up its environmental policies and introduce a carbon tax.
TORONTO - North American stock markets closed lower on thin volume Friday as trading wound down going into the U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend.