Total number of new mortgages slumped in second quarter, says CMHC

Rising interest rates coupled with slower income and population growth helped temper demand for new mortgages in the second quarter, according…

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U.S. stocks plunge following Huawei arrest

Stocks are plunging again as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive threatened to worsen trade tensions between Beijing…

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6 things to know about Canada’s oil-price gap, from gluts to the differential

The Alberta government has ordered a mandatory cut to crude oil production next year to deal with historically low prices…

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Inflation rate inches up to 2.4% in October

Canada’s annual inflation rate remained above the central bank’s target for the ninth straight month in October, data showed on…

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New Brunswick joins provinces affected by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce

A case of E. coli thought to be linked to romaine lettuce has been confirmed in New Brunswick, making it the…

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Lack of Romaine lettuce recall leaves grocers in a lurch

Grocery chains across Canada moved quickly to take Romaine lettuce that could be contaminated with E. coli off their shelves on Wednesday. But…

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Canada Post makes new offer to employees as eBay calls on Ottawa to end strikes

Canada Post has issued what it calls a “time-limited” contract offer to its employees in the hope of ending rotating strikes…

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Ottawa’s plan to set up a national securities regulator would be constitutional, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court of Canada says the Constitution allows Ottawa and the provinces to set up a national securities regulator.…

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CMHC forecasts housing starts and sales to decline over next two years

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the country’s real estate market is expected to moderate over the next two years…

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Iran sanctions may have little impact in Canada, except on oil prices

The fresh round of sanctions the U.S. imposed on Iran Monday threatens to close off all channels of international banking…

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