Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, helped by gains for gold miners, other materials stocks, and banks, as bullion prices rose ahead of a U.S.
Some of Canada's banks must stress test their ability to withstand a 50 per cent drop in housing prices in Metro Vancouver area and a 40 per cent drop in the Greater Toronto Area, the country's banking regulator says.
Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, (formerly called Industry) is overseeing the development of a federal innovation strategy, starting with consultations this summer around six core themes.
From a financial perspective, Twitter's narrative has been relatively straightforward since it went public in 2013. The company has always struggled with user growth.
Canada's second-largest airline saw its profit take a hit in the second quarter as it continued to feel the pinch from the energy downturn and had a rocky start to its new U.K.