March home sales volume plunges 22.7%, national average price down 10.4%: CREA

OTTAWA — Canada's real estate industry organization says the number of homes sold in March plunged 22.7 per cent and the national average price was down 10.4 per cent from...

Government workers should get apology, compensation for Phoenix mess: NDP

OTTAWA — Two years into the Phoenix pay system "fiasco," the federal government needs to apologize to the tens of thousands of civil servants...

New mortgage rules sending borrowers down the credit ladder to alt. lenders

TORONTO — Mortgage brokers say the borrower rejection rate from large banks and traditional monoline mortgage lenders has gone up as much as 20 per cent...

In the news today, Feb. 5

10 stories in the National News for today Monday, Feb. 5th SURVEY SUGGESTS FINANCIAL INFIDELITY AN ISSUE AMONG CANADIANS As Valentine's Day approaches, a new survey suggests...

Tories to pitch change to benefits clawback for disabled people who want to work

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives will keep rolling out policy this week, with the latest move in their playbook — a new approach to disabilities benefits...

Tories pledge tax break for those on parental leave

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are proposing a tax break for parents of newborns. The Tories say they will introduce the proposed measure as a...

Change to CPP death benefit panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

OTTAWA — A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short...

Finance Minister Bill Morneau talks pot bucks with provincial counterparts

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau can expect a lot of provincial hands reaching for the federal purse strings when he sits down with...
christmas shopping

Holiday spending tips to help ease the January credit crunch.

Tis the season for giving, and according to a recent poll by Price Waterhouse Coopers, Canadians are planning on spending about $1,507 on the...

In the news today, Dec. 5

Seven stories in the National News for Tuesday, Dec. 5th PM TRUDEAU: FREE TRADE MEANT TO COMBAT POPULISM Pursuing free trade with China and preserving NAFTA are...