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CPP premiums are going up more than planned. Here’s what you need to know

Jan. 1 is going to feel like Groundhog Day for all those paying into the Canada Pension Plan. Like last year, contributions are going...

Consider a New Year’s resolution to freeze your spending in January and reset your financial habits: experts

Personal finance author Melissa Leong has a lofty New Year’s resolution: a moratorium on buying extras for 21 days in January. Think of it...

Will Canada’s big banks live up to their climate commitments? Details on plans are thin

Corporate commitments to become net-zero by 2050 became so trendy this year, Canada’s big banks made them twice. First came a string of promises one...

Canadian small businesses find it hard to capitalize on ‘shop local’ sentiment

The corner of Anderson and Cartwright streets in Vancouver has been bustling lately as Canadians looking to support independent businesses flock to the Granville...

U.S. regulators open safety investigation into 580K Tesla vehicles

U.S auto safety regulators said Wednesday they have opened a formal safety investigation into 580,000 Tesla vehicles sold since 2017 over the automaker’s decision...

New car purchases boost retail sales, but economists warn of Omicron pullback

Canadian retail sales were up 1.6 per cent to $57.6 billion in October as new car sales rebounded after two consecutive months of declines. Statistics...

Stocks slide as Omicron variant cases surge globally

Wall Street’s main indexes dropped more than one per cent on Monday in a broad selloff as investors worried about a deluge in COVID-19...

BMO eyes further U.S. expansion with purchase of BNP’s Bank of the West

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 20, 2021 10:42 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ BMO Financial Group has signed a deal with French...

Homebuyers won’t face tougher mortgage stress test, regulator says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 17, 2021 8:22 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal banking regulator is keeping the interest rate...

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