MONTREAL - A 69 per cent rise in urban Quebec housing starts helped drive up new home construction nationally in February, ending a three-month string of modest declines in Canada.
Weak economic data from overseas coupled with Friday's weak employment report pushed the Canadian dollar down 0.09 of a cent to 90.08 cents after sliding 0.1 per cent last week.
Greater Toronto doesn't have just one housing market - it has several, says TD Economics, and they're not all moving in the same direction.
CALGARY - Strength in contract drilling in Western Canada and equipment rentals were credited Monday for allowing Total Energy Services Inc. to meet fourth quarter expectations.
By Euan Rocha. TORONTO, March 10 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold Corp said on Monday it plans to sell about 13.5 percent of its holdings in its majority-owned subsidiary African Barrick Gold .