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03:38 Some applaud, some boo: Alberta reacts to budget 2017

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16:44 Toronto’s unsold houses: In a hot real-estate market, why are these properties still for sale?

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16:08 Man removed from flight for using bathroom before takeoff

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14:22 High-speed rail between Toronto and London by 2025, premier says

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  • Female CEOs make more than their male counterparts – but there are a lot less of them

    May 24, 2017 9:05 PM 6

    NEW YORK — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there’s still very few of them running the world’s largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was US$13.1 million last year, up 9% from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By comparison, male CEOs earned US$11.4 million, also up 9%. But the number

  • With workers on strike, Quebec construction sites have gone quiet. Here are the big ones

    May 24, 2017 8:00 PM 6

    Work sites right across province have fallen dormant after 175,000 unionized employees lay down tools Montreal — a city where jackhammers and orange cones seem to be around every corner — was unusually quiet on Wednesday after 175,000 construction workers walked off the job. An alliance of construction unions failed to reach any agreement with negotiators

  • Quebec 'flash mob' pickets seek out job sites not complying with construction strike

    May 24, 2017 6:24 PM 5

    Construction job sites that remained open despite the launch of a province-wide labour strike became the target of a sudden 'flash mob' of pickets Wednesday, leading many of those workers to lay down their tools around the Outaouais. Residential and commercial construction projects around Quebec have been affected by the work stoppage after the union

  • Quebec's construction sector grinds to halt with mass walkout

    May 24, 2017 4:29 PM 6

    MONTREAL -- Quebec construction sites fell idle Wednesday after a union alliance representing about 175,000 workers launched an unlimited general strike, crippling activity on major projects such as the Champlain Bridge and a Montreal superhospital. The walkout began after construction companies and labour federations failed to sign collective agreements

  • Hydro rate-cut will ultimately cost $21B, watchdog warns

    May 24, 2017 3:40 PM 4

    It’s a short-term, hydro-bill gain in exchange for longer-term fiscal pain. The Liberal government’s “Fair Hydro Plan,” which lowers electricity bills by 25 per cent, will ultimately zap Ontarians to the tune of $21 billion over the next three decades, the province’s budget watchdog has found. In a 15-page report released Wednesday, Financial Accountability

  • Bank of Canada leaves key rate unchanged, but ‘soft hawkish tilt’ emerges Add to ..

    May 24, 2017 2:05 PM 4

    The Bank of Canada is creeping closer to its first rate hike in nearly seven years as it weighs the clashing forces of anemic inflation and a surprise burst of economic growth. The central bank opted Wednesday to keep its key overnight interest rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent – the 15th consecutive time it has done so since July, 2015. But the generally

  • Liberal hydro plan to cost $45B but will only save electricity ratepayers $24B, says watchdog

    May 24, 2017 11:34 AM 5

    Financial accountability officer says there will be a net cost of $21B to Ontario residents Ontario's budget watchdog says the Liberal government will spend $45 billion over the life of its hydro plan to save people $24 billion on their electricity bills. A report from the financial accountability officer says this means there will be a net cost of $21 billion

  • Quebec construction projects grind to a halt as workers stage general strike

    May 24, 2017 10:25 AM 4

    Major construction projects around Quebec are on hold this morning after the union representing 175,000 construction workers launched a general unlimited strike. Construction companies and labour federations negotiated through the night and into Wednesday morning, but were unable to reach a deal. Workers in the industrial sector want more fixed work schedules

  • Confidence in TD Bank (NYSE:TD) Shares by Barclays Capital Rise

    May 24, 2017 10:08 AM 7

    Barclays Capital gave TD Bank (NYSE:TD) shares a new “Equal Weight” rating in a report sent to investors and clients on Tuesday, 23 May. The increase from the previous “Underweight” rating is certainly an interesting one. Among 10 analysts covering TD Bank (NYSE:TD), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. TD Bank has $68 highest

  • Granville Island redevelopment plans focus on accessibility, innovation, and keeping what's worked

    May 23, 2017 6:19 PM 102

    A major renovation in the works for Granville Island could include an elevator up to the Granville Street Bridge, a pedestrian bridge over Alder Bay, and a “dynamic, risk-enabling and resilient arts and innovation destination” that would using the space currently occupied by Emily Carr University. Those are just three ideas among many included in a draft