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Boeing CEO says company won’t scrap 737 Max

Boeing Chief Executive Dave Calhoun told reporters on Wednesday the U.S. planemaker expects to resume 737 Max production months before its forecasted mid-year return to service and said it did not plan to suspend or cut its dividend. The company...

As U.S. threatens retaliation over digital taxes, Canada waits for OECD talks

As the U.S. continues to threaten other countries with retaliation if they proceed with a digital services tax, Canada's trade minister says the question of how to ensure profitable search engines, social media platforms and online retailers pay their...

No criminal charges filed in Revenue Québec data leak

No criminal charges will be filed in the investigation into how personal information pertaining to more than 23,000 Revenu Québec employees was transferred out of the provincial government agency’s data banks last year. Last summer, a 39-year-old Revenu Québec employee...

$1.3B in extreme-weather damage claims filed in 2019, Insurance Bureau of Canada says

Extreme weather events cost Canada $1.3 billion in insured damages, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC)announced on Tuesday. Last year was the seventh most costly for insured losses ever registered in Canada, the worst year being 2016, which saw Alberta...

Tax revolt? Unpaid taxes from energy companies to Alberta towns more than double

Alberta’s rural municipalities say the amount of unpaid property taxes they’re owed by oil and gas companies has more than doubled over the past year. The association says they are owed a total of $173 million — a 114 per...

Being Grateful, Re-balancing your Portfolio, Recession is Coming

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving long weekend!  If you take a moment to reflect, there are so many reasons to be grateful.  For me, the top of the list is my family.  Having a loving and...

3 misconceptions about retirement in Canada

A new report found that the reality of retirement in Canada isn't quite what people expect it to be. The online poll of 1,800 people conducted by Ipsos on behalf of RBC revealed notable misconceptions surrounding retirement. They include the timing of that...

Embrace Aging and Plan for a Happy Retirement

How We Age is Changing As youngsters, we can’t wait to get older.  Sometime later, we become less enthusiastic about our next birthday.  We come to realize our mortality with the tick-tock of age.  It’s a matter of perspective. Age has...

Global Financial Crisis & Canadian Dividend Growth Stocks

57%* of dividend-paying firms across the world either cut (43%*) or eliminated their dividend (14%*) during the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and “the year after 2008’s global market decline, aggregate dividends fell by 20%.”* Pretty scary stuff if you plan...

US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes surged in December to the highest level in 13 years, capping a year in which falling mortgage rates and a strong labour market helped lift the prospects of the housing industry. The Commerce Department...
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How carbon pricing works across the country

As of Jan. 1, every Canadian and all Canadian businesses are paying a price on carbon. The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act means provinces...

Bank of Canada among central banks studying use of digital currencies

Major central banks have joined together to explore whether they should issue cryptocurrencies as the use of cash declines and more people turn to...