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Interest rates - Bank of Canada meeting (July 12, 2017)

Published: 11Jul2017

“For months the consensus has been that interest rates in Canada would remain stable right into 2018. Now Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz and his colleagues are dropping broad hints that the...

Opinion: Alberta's biofuels policies belong in the history books

Published: 31Oct2016

« Alberta will soon have an economy-wide carbon price. Over time, it will reduce the province’s greenhouse gas emissions and drive the innovation and cost reductions crucial for the future...

Canadian dollar's decline

Published: 13Jan2016

The Canadian dollar has dropped below the 70-cent US level for the first time since May 2003 yesterday. It's still worth below 70-cent today. (Source: CBC and Google Finance)

US Interest Rates

Published: 16Dec2015

The U.S. central bank began raising interest rates Dec. 16 from record lows, as it hiked its benchmark rate by a quarter of a percentage point. (Source: CBC)...

McGill Experts: 2012 U.S. Presidential Race

Published: 1Oct2012

With the U.S. Presidential Election Day on November 6, Americans must decide whether to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term or vote for Republican candidate Mitt Romney.