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May 1 - Markets closed

World markets

Shanghai 4,480.46 +38.81 (0.87%)
Nikkei 225 19,531.63 +11.62 (0.06%)
Hang Seng Index 28,123.82 -9.18 (-0.03%)
TSEC 9,845.04 +24.99 (0.25%)
FTSE 100 6,985.95 +25.32 (0.36%)
EURO STOXX 50 3,631.36 +15.77 (0.44%)
CAC 40 5,074.26 +27.77 (0.55%)
S&P/ASX 200 5,827.50 +13.10 (0.23%)
BSE Sensex 27,490.59 +479.28 (1.77%)
TA25 1,640.87 +6.55 (0.40%)
SMI 9,096.38 +19.26 (0.21%)
ATX 2,619.69 +33.36 (1.29%)
IBOVESPA 56,229.38 +904.09 (1.63%)
SET 1,526.74 +4.27 (0.28%)
BIST100 84,165.35 +218.31 (0.26%)
IBEX 11,452.90 +67.90 (0.60%)
WIG 56,737.04 +259.35 (0.46%)
TASI 9,733.74 -30.50 (-0.31%)
MERVAL 11,020.81 -190.41 (-1.70%)

Currencies

CAD/USD 0.8240 +0.0019 (0.23%)
CAD/EUR 0.7404 +0.0056 (0.76%)
CAD/JPY 99.0326 +0.2620 (0.27%)
CAD/GBP 0.5450 +0.0023 (0.42%)
CAD/HKD 6.3882 +0.0164 (0.26%)
CAD/AUD 1.0521 +0.0021 (0.20%)
Decommissioned shipping containers gain second life as home sweet homes
They were once rusting hulks relegated to junkyards. Now shipping containers are being repurposed into stylish homes that developers plan to roll out in housing-crunched communities across Canada.
Shipping container housing to be stacked up in communities across Canada  
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Top stories

BAKER, Mont. -- U.S. President Barack Obama's claims about the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have been raising eyebrows lately in this tiny oil-industry town in eastern Montana.
More than 2,800 volunteers took to the paths on Sunday as part of Calgary's 48th annual Pathway and River Cleanup event.
A Canadian environmental assessment of a proposal to bury nuclear waste deep underground near the shores of Lake Huron is expected this week amid fierce opposition to the idea from home and abroad.
A Canadian couple have been forced to basically rebuild the inside of their home after a man used it for a "drug-induced orgy", when he rented their property through Airbnb.
GM Canada is investing in engineering students, such as Ben Gaffney of University of Waterloo, to bolster vehicle features such as safety and fuel economy.

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Bank of Canada daily digest

Money markets Change
Overnight rate 0.744% -0.0011
Corporate paper, 1 month 0.870% 0.00
Treasury bill, 1 month 0.630% -0.0100
Inflation
Total consumer price index 1.20% +0.200
Interest rates
10 year bond 2.01% 0.00
Prime business rate 2.85% 0.00
Conventional mortgage, 5 yrs 4.64% 0.00