Canada's main stock index edged lower on Monday as oil seesawed and gold fell to a 3-1/2-month low, while financials firmed ahead of a potential increase in U.S.
Canadian stocks were little-changed, trading near the highest level since August, as gains among the nation's largest lenders offset a drop in raw-materials producers with gold on track for a $100 loss this month.
After a trying month for the tens of thousands of people evacuated as wildfires ravaged Fort McMurray, Alta., some good news this week: it's time to begin the journey home.
China's cement industry, the largest on earth, needs to rapidly dismantle large numbers of factories as part of a newly urgent effort to cut overcapacity, the country's top administrative authority says.
A group of international climate change experts has come out swinging against a massive LNG project in Northern B.C., saying it would become one of Canada's largest greenhouse gas emitters, if allowed to move forward.