OTTAWA (Reuters) - The value of Canadian building permits jumped more than expected in December, driven by increased construction intentions for multi-family homes across much of the country, data from Statistics Canada showed on Monday.
National Bank says it will write off the $165million value of its investment in Maple Financial Group, which operates Maple Bank in Germany.
Miner Tahoe Resources Inc. said it would buy Canada's Lake Shore Gold Corp for about $751-million to add low-cost gold mines in Ontario to its portfolio.
The owner of PokerStars and other online gambling sites says several of its employees may be joining an effort to take the company private.
Bank of Canada: Deputy governor Timothy Lane will give a speech at HEC Montreal on monetary policy and financial stability on Monday.