By John Tilak. TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index climbed on Wednesday, led by gold miners, after a day of choppy trading as optimism that the U.S.
In a day of conflicting messages from the Federal Reserve that roiled financial markets, Chairman Ben Bernanke left some straightforward new clues about the central bank's plans for its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program.
Undeterred by record-high housing prices and bolstered by low borrowing costs, nearly half of Canadian home owners plan to buy a property in the next five years, although intentions vary sharply from city to city, a poll released Wednesday has found.
Most Montrealers are being told they must boil their water before drinking it, a precaution after sediment was found in the water following renovations to a city reservoir.
WASHINGTON | Wed May 22, 2013 7:09pm EDT. WASHINGTON May 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday declaring that a presidential permit was not needed to approve the Canada-to-Nebraska leg of the ...