The British Columbia government broke new ground this week, announcing a hefty tax on foreign homebuyers in the Metro Vancouver area, something Ontario quickly said it will watch closely as a possible way to cool off Toronto's hot housing market.
Torstar Corp. says expenses related to its Verticalscope acquisition last year and the closure of its Vaughan printing plant this month combined to drive up its second-quarter loss to $23.9-million - including discontinued operations.
Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Wednesday while the yen sank against the dollar, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would present a $265-billion stimulus package to reflate the Japanese economy.
Prince Edward Island Premier Wade MacLauchlan says the federal government has to do more to address the troubled ferry service between the Island and Caribou, Nova Scotia.
Ontario consumers will be able to buy alcohol through a new online ordering service that will bring products from the Liquor Control Board of Ontario to their doorsteps through Canada Post, Ontario's finance minister said Tuesday.