By John Tilak. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell hard on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak, hit by news of deadly shootings in Ottawa and a sharp selloff in energy shares after oil prices tumbled.
It was all very predictable, of course. The British Columbia government surprised almost no one Tuesday by agreeing to slash tax rates on the province's yet-unborn liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry.
Manitoba was one of only three provinces to post an increase in retail sales in August, albeit a very small one - 0.1 per cent, new Statistics Canada data shows.
A 17-month-long labour dispute at IKEA in Richmond, B.C., has been resolved. The company announced on Wednesday that it has reached a 10-year agreement with its unionized employees.
TORONTO - Two bank reports highlight the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur. A CIBC poll of 800 owners/C-level managers of businesses of all sizes finds 80% of them say their financial situation is the same or better since they made the move to ...