TORONTO - The S&P/TSX Composite index rose in early trading on Tuesday, boosted by a rebound in energy stocks and further gains for financials, while a report of a possible merger sent shares of two fertilizer companies soaring.
BEIJING - Government negotiators in China are working hard to resolve a dispute that could affect Canadian canola exports, says Canada's international trade minister.
Ben Nelms/BloombergBank of Nova Scotia says it benefited from a decline in funds set aside to cover bad loans to energy companies, with a partial recovery in the price of oil helping borrowers pay back loans.
OTTAWA - Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers agreed late Monday to extend a mediation effort aimed at resolving their labour dispute by another 24 hours.
TORONTO -- Royal Bank says the first half of this year marked the biggest six-month drop in housing affordability in the Vancouver area since at least the early 1990s.