Canada's main stock index opened lower on Tuesday after the release of weak second-quarter gross domestic product results and as oil prices dropped more than 1 per cent on the back of a stronger U.S.
National Bank of Canada, the smallest of Canada's Big Six banks and the last to report its fiscal third quarter results, said that its profit rose 6 per cent from last year amid declining energy-related losses.
Whether they sell baby clothes or medical marijuana, some businesses are looking at delivery alternatives after prolonged and uncertain negotiations despite a tentative agreement announced last night between Canada Post and the union.
The Bank of Nova Scotia reported better than expected earnings Tuesday and said it is actively pulling back in domestic mortgage lending as worrying signs have emerged in the Vancouver and Toronto housing markets.
TORONTO - Tim Hortons is continuing its international expansion with plans to open its first full-service coffee shops in Great Britain.