The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, holding onto recent gains ahead of an interest rate decision by the Bank of Canada and a possible extension of oil production cuts by major producers.
Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, weighed down by an earnings miss from Bank of Montreal and as investors assessed the latest monetary policy clues from the country's central bank.
Construction workers form a picket line in front of a construction site Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Montreal. A union alliance representing about 175,000 Quebec construction workers has launched an unlimited general strike.
Liberal government's “Fair Hydro Plan,” which lowers electricity bills by 25 per cent, will ultimately zap Ontarians to the tune of $21 billion over the next three decades: province's budget watchdog.
The cost to fix the federal government's troubled Phoenix pay system has risen above the original amount spent to implement it.