BEIJING -- Formal free trade talks between Canada and China have yet to proceed because of snags over labour, the environment and concerns linked to Chinese state-owned enterprises, says Ottawa's envoy to Beijing.
The Canadian economy turned in its weakest quarter since the Great Recession during the second quarter, as Alberta's wildfires and slumping exports took a big bite out of the country's economic output.
Brent Lewin/BloombergLoans to energy companies account for about two per cent of total loans of Bay Street banks, with Bank of Nova Scotia and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce the most exposed to the sector.
Whether they sell baby clothes or medical marijuana, some businesses are looking at delivery alternatives after prolonged and uncertain negotiations despite a tentative agreement announced last night between Canada Post and the union.
TORONTO - Canada's five biggest banks raked in a combined $9.89 billion in profits during the third quarter, as analysts shifted their focus from sour oilpatch loans to a possible housing downturn.