Inflation hits Bank of Canada 2% target for second straight month

OTTAWA — Canadian annual inflation came in at two per cent in July to hit the Bank of Canada's ideal target for a second straight...

Scheer promises EI tax credit for new parents if Conservatives form government

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to provide a tax credit for new parents receiving federal benefits. Scheer is reviving an idea he first unveiled...

Key sectors weigh on stocks in Toronto, U.S. stock markets also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell in late-morning trading as the key energy, financial and industrial sectors all lost ground. The S&P/TSX composite index...

Canadian banks to report ‘solid’ quarter amid trade tensions, strong employment

TORONTO — Trade uncertainty may weigh on the Canadian banks' upcoming financial results, but strong employment numbers on both sides of the border and a continued...

Canadian and U.S. stock markets push higher in late-morning trading

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit advance in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also moved higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was...

North American stock markets trade higher at end of wild week for investors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit advance in late-morning trading at the end of a roller-coaster of a week for stock...

An explainer on inverted yield curves and is it a good predictor of recession

TORONTO — For the first time since before the Great Recession, the yield curve on two- and 10-year U.S. government bonds has inverted, a...

North American stock markets plunge following weak data from Germany and China

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit decline in late-morning trading as U.S. stock markets also plunged following weak economic data out...

Two Conservative riding associations return event proceeds to donors

OTTAWA — A pair of Conservative campaigns that were forced to refund the proceeds from two separate fundraising events earlier this year say Canada's...

Canadian and U.S. stock markets higher in late-morning trading, loonie edges up

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index pushed higher in late-morning trading, fuelled by gains in the energy, financial and industrial sectors, while U.S. stock...