A real estate sold sign hangs in front of a west-end Toronto property Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press. What is this?
As Canada's lumber industry reacts to punishing duties imposed by the United States on softwood lumber exports this week, at least one Manitoba company says it started preparing months ago.
It was a euphoric sight. Looking at pictures from the Liberal government side of the Legislative Assembly's chamber Premier Kathleen Wynne and her finance minister Charles Sousa were fist-pumping, high-fiving and jumping with joy.
Federal and provincial governments have taken action to slow down the overheated housing markets around Toronto and Vancouver, but they may want to be careful not to overdo it.
BURNABY, B.C. -- A vow by British Columbia's Liberal leader to fight American tariffs on softwood lumber may force the federal government to wage an unwanted battle with the United States, an international trade expert says.