TORONTO - The Royal Bank (TSX:RY) says housing was more affordable across Canada in the second quarter as low mortgage rates offset solid price increases.
Canadians are paying from $495 million to $734 million annually to receive paper bills they received free prior to 2010, according to a study by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre.
It's roughly around two-thirds of the way through the 123-page decision exonerating mining executives Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter that you start to ask, why were these two men even prosecuted for allegations of illegal insider trade or tipping?
The Alberta government has jacked up the amount of money it expects to rake in from oil and bitumen royalties this year, but knocked down its expectations for natural gas and its more valuable by-products.
An employee cleans a Sanjel coiled tubing unit before the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary in 2012. Photograph by: Ted Rhodes , Calgary Herald.