Almost a third of Canadian households report never or almost never having any money left to save after paying their bills, according to a new study issued Wednesday.
Listed below are some of the stocks we'll be keeping an eye on in Wednesday's trading session. Sears Canada Inc. posted a first-quarter loss of 31 Canadian cents a share and said revenue fell 6.6% and same-store sales declined 2.6%.
Retail sales stayed flat at $39.5 billion in March, as sales increased in volume terms despite lower prices for gasoline. Statistics Canada said in volume terms, retail sales were up 0.7 per cent.
Zoocasa, an online service for home seekers, is aiming to win market share with rebates to buyers and sellers that will refund roughly 15 per cent of the commission they pay their real estate agents.
The Canadian Boreal Forest agreement, CBFA, took yet another bizarre turn on Tuesday when one of its largest corporate signatories, Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products, withdrew, citing �unbalanced� demands from environmental NGOs.