Canada's main stock index was barely lower in morning trade on Monday, with investors pulling back from major banks ahead of their earnings later in the week, while gold miners and energy stocks gained with higher commodity prices.
VICTORIA - The minimum wage in British Columbia will rise by 50 cents to $11.35 an hour in mid-September. The ministry says there will be an identical increase of 50 cents to the minimum wage for liquor servers, bringing it to $10.10 per hour in September.
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Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust, which has agreed to be acquired by Starwood Capital Group for about $1.7-billion, is in talks with the U.S.
The Canadian dollar edged higher against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices rose, but gains for the loonie were restrained ahead of a Bank of Canada interest rate decision this week.