Canada's main stock index rose on Tuesday, bolstered by bank stocks ahead of the release of earnings reports and a surge in BlackBerry Ltd shares, as trading resumed a day after the Victoria Day holiday.
Almost three quarters of Canadian homeowners would have difficulty paying their mortgage every month if their payments increased by as little as 10 per cent, a new survey from Manulife Bank suggests.
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B) is seeking to sell a ~C$4.1B (US$3B) stake in Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ -1.4%) that it acquired as part of a deal to retreat from Canada's oil sands earlier this year, Reuters reports.
The Alberta government introduced a bill Tuesday that will allow it to place a cap on regulated electricity rates for the next four years.
An elevator that would drop pedestrians from the middle of the Granville Street Bridge into the heart of Granville Island is one of the ideas contained in the Granville Island 2040: Bridging Past & Future report.