TORONTO -- The Toronto stock market headed for a lower open Thursday amid a mixed bag of earnings from three of Canada's big banks while traders looked to U.S.
OTTAWA -- Statistics Canada says municipalities issued $7.2 billion worth of building permits in October, up 7.4 per cent from September.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's profit slipped in the fourth quarter, capping off a year with muted growth. Canada's fifth largest lender reported earnings of $836-million, down slightly from the $852-million it made in the same quarter of 2012.
CALGARY - A partnership that plans to build an oil sands refinery northeast of Edmonton says the cost of the project has risen to $8.5-billion.
When Transport Minister Lisa Raitt presented a government report on Canada's preparedness for oil spills from tankers and barges this week in Vancouver she made a point of saying "the very appointment of this panel demonstrates our commitment to protect ...