WestJet took delivery of four new wide-body aircraft today, which will allow the airline to begin flying to Europe. The Calgary-based airline bought the Boeing 767-300 extended range aircraft so it can add more long-haul destinations.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto-Dominion Bank added to a string of strong financial reports this week from Canada's big banks, which have largely defied expectations that ugly economic indicators would begin to take a toll on the sector.
Gas prices have taken a big nosedive in recent days and will drop even further Friday. But drivers are advised to enjoy it now, because petroleum analysts say it likely won't last long.
Oil futures are soaring today, encouraged by the sharp rebound in U.S. stocks yesterday and fresh signs that the country's economy is growing strongly.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds.