Investors flocked to the safety of gold stocks Monday as the Toronto stock market closed sharply lower, pulled down by weakness in the energy and financial sectors.
Goodwill's Toronto-based operation has filed for bankruptcy following a month of turmoil at the corporation, which saw locked-out workers and what the corporation president earlier called a "cash flow crisis.
Industry watchers say Canada's retail clothing sector is expected to slow in the coming few years even though the battle for luxury shoppers is revving up.
The value of building permits issued in Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge increased nearly 25 per cent between November and December, newly-released statistics show.
Suncor moved Monday to replace directors and managers at Canadian Oil Sands, the largest owner of Syncrude. Darcy Henton / Calgary Herald.