Mergers are up in Canada, and rather than the big mega-deals, it's a pile of smaller transactions that is driving activity. The total value of mergers and acquisitions in the first three quarters of 2014 is running well ahead of last year, according to Mergermarket.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed lower Thursday as a sell-off in gold stocks accelerated alongside a drop bullion prices.
An aging population is getting some of the blame for projections that housing demand will slump in Halifax in 2015 and rebound only slightly in 2016.
The provincial government is not veering from its plans for solar and wind energy despite a warning in a new Fraser Institute report that it's driving up electricity prices.
Gold won't dip much below $1,200 an ounce as Asian buyers help create a price floor, according to the biggest producer of the precious metal by market value.