Consumers were on the losing end of a gamble by the former Conservative government when it sought to create more competition in the wireless market by interfering in it, says a new report released Thursday.
European stocks and oil prices snapped a four-day losing streak on Thursday and a rally in bond markets fizzled out as investors began to position themselves for U.S.
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says the value of building permits issued by municipalities in March fell seven per cent to $6.9 billion due to a drop in the non-residential sector.
WASHINGTON - Mortgage giant Fannie Mae posted net income of $1.1 billion for the first quarter, down from a year ago as declining interest rates reduced the value of the financial instruments it uses to hedge against rate swings.
Illustration by Chloe Cushman/National PostA study from the Broadbent Institute finds it takes about 400 weeks of labour to purchase the average residential home in Canada, compared to less than 200 weeks in 1970.