A new Fraser Institute report shows Canadians on average now hand over 42% of their income to governments. That's well above the 38% they pay for food, clothing and shelter - the so-called necessities of life.
Canada's wheat production will rise more than expected this year, adding to a global glut of the grain, while canola output will probably decrease, according to a government report.
Bank of Montreal's efforts to cut costs in its retail banking operations helped drive an increase its fiscal third-quarter profit despite challenging economic conditions.
An international arbitration tribunal has ordered Venezuela to pay a Vancouver-based mining company more than US$1.2 billion for expropriating its gold mines.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife has confirmed the hunter captured on video killing a bear with a spear won't face charges. A video posted in June on YouTube shows American hunter Josh Bowmar hitting the bear with a spear.