Canadian stocks rose the most since February as commodity producers rallied on a jump in copper and crude prices on concern the crisis in Ukraine is escalating and better-than-expected economic growth in China.
The outsized gains that Canada's economy has enjoyed on the back of the housing market can't continue as a real estate slowdown may already be underway, one of Canada's big banks warned Wednesday.
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market registered a strong advance Wednesday amid signs that economic growth in China held up better than expected in the first quarter.
The Alberta Energy Regulator has issued a new directive for venting of associated gas by heavy oil producers in the province's Peace River area, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
The price of electricity in Ontario is set to jump on May 1, with the steepest increase coming for power used during peak periods.