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SMI 8,201.61 +43.76 (0.54%)
ATX 2,289.41 +32.62 (1.45%)
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IBEX 8,580.90 +112.90 (1.33%)
WIG 47,524.92 -94.57 (-0.20%)
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MERVAL 14,642.85 +308.13 (2.15%)
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Currencies

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Taxed to the max
A new Fraser Institute report shows Canadians on average now hand over 42% of their income to governments. That's well above the 38% they pay for food, clothing and shelter - the so-called necessities of life.
John Robson: Canadians giveth, the taxman taketh away  
Canadians' growing tax burden: By the numbers  
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Top stories

A combine harvests canola on land south of Eckville Alberta on Thursday October 15, 2015. ( Gavin Young / Calgary Herald. Share Adjust Comment Print.
Alberta is facing the longest recession in its recorded history and the province's Finance Minister is warning that the provincial government won't be able to create enough jobs to employ the thousands of Albertans currently out of work.
Bank of Montreal's efforts to cut costs in its retail banking operations helped drive an increase its fiscal third-quarter profit despite challenging economic conditions.
An international arbitration tribunal has ordered Venezuela to pay a Vancouver-based mining company more than US$1.2 billion for expropriating its gold mines.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife has confirmed the hunter captured on video killing a bear with a spear won't face charges. A video posted in June on YouTube shows American hunter Josh Bowmar hitting the bear with a spear.

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Bank of Canada daily digest

Money markets Change
Overnight rate 0.499% -0.0011
Corporate paper, 1 month 0.820% 0.00
Treasury bill, 1 month 0.450% 0.00
Inflation
Total consumer price index 1.30% -0.2000
Interest rates
10 year bond 1.54% -0.0500
Prime business rate 2.70% 0.00
Conventional mortgage, 5 yrs 4.74% 0.00