TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as banking, energy and consumer stocks lost ground, offsetting gains among gold miners as global growth concerns mounted.
The two ministries that handed nearly $4 million to Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Eastern, Central and North Ontario (TECNO) in 2014-15 insist to this day the now-defunct agency spent the money for the purposes intended.
The value of building permits issued in Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge increased nearly 25 per cent between November and December, newly-released statistics show.
The low Canadian dollar is finally starting to lure more Americans northward, but Canadians are still expected to spend twice as much in the U.S.
DAVID BOILY/AFP/Getty ImagesAfter months of sniping at each other in a heated hostile takeover battle, Suncor and COS -- both partners in the Syncrude oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alta.