OTTAWA�The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says it expects housing starts in 2015 to be about the same as they were this year, and in line with economic and demographic trends.
Stock futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, with December futures on the S&P TSX index down 0.11 percent at 7.15 a.m.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says it fears massive layoffs and strict cost cutting at Tim Hortons when Burger King's parent company takes over the iconic coffee and doughnut chain.
... * Q3 adjusted profit $0.12/shr vs est $0.09/shr. * Q3 revenue up 21 pct to $4.91 bln vs est $4.81 bln. * Q3 profit cut in half on charge for job cuts.
Canada has staked its future on the oil sands. In November, Report on Business magazine together with Thomson Reuters examine what that means both at home and abroad.