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As Ontario Tories Play Up Ghost Of Bob Rae, Ex-Premier Stands Proud

"Let's not forget about the Rae Days," Ford bellowed at a rally in Kitchener Thursday, a reference to how an Ontario NDP government forced public service workers to take unpaid days off to cut costs.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-05-20 17:42:00

Horwath pledges end to long-weekend gas pump ‘gouging’

Open this photo in galleryOntario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath speaks at a campaign stop in Ottawa on Sunday, May 20, 2018.PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian PressThe leader of Ontario’s New Democrats pledged in vague terms to tackle long-weekend spikes in gas prices on Sunday, alleging that opportunistic gas

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-20 16:19:48

Forecast Calls For $100 Oil. Is That Good Or Bad For Canada?

As an oil exporting country, we stand to gain. But as a country that does a lot of driving, we risk pain.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-05-20 14:47:00

TSB customers still unable to access accounts four weeks after 'glitch'

Personal customers have been furious at the bank’s lack of response after they had their accounts cleared out by fraudsters. One said he was only refunded after he spent three days camped in his local branch. Another, whose mother had died, said he was forced to drive from London to Wimborne in Dors

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-05-20 14:01:23

How the banking systems in Canada and the US differ

Canadian banking system favors a limited quantity of banks and many branches.U.S. banking is more decentralized, localized, and more open to experimentation.There is a multitude of other significant differences, including the size of banks and their relative market share.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-05-20 00:00:00

Ford dismisses calls for police to investigate Ontario PCs despite evidence of interference in party nomination races

Open this photo in galleryOntario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford greets people as he tours the Muskoka Craft Beer Festival in Hunstville, Ontario on Saturday, May 19, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole BurstonCOLE BURSTON/The Canadian PressDoug Ford has dismissed calls for police to investigat

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-19 18:19:49

Andrea Horwath Says No To Beer, Wine In Ontario Corner Stores

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The current system of restricted retail beer and wine sales in Ontario works well and is socially responsible, New Democrat Leader Andrea Horwath said Saturday.Campaigning in Thunder Bay, Ont., Horwath said there's no need to allow convenience stores to carry the products — a per

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-05-19 17:53:00

'Breathtaken' and 'blessed': royal watchers rejoice in the royal wedding

From the gates of Windsor to some of the most far-flung spots on the planet, well-wishers have written to congratulate newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan, with many expressing their admiration for a diverse and inclusive ceremonylike no other.

CNN - 2018-05-19 14:32:16

Le Chateau Has Closed 52 Stores, And More Closures Are On The Way

Shoppers outside Le Chateau at the Eaton Centre on Christmas Eve, Toronto, Ont., Dec. 24, 2015. Le Chateau Inc. says e-commerce has forced it to close 52 stores in the past two years and it plans to close another 20 this year.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-05-19 14:16:00

Why Foreign Currency Exposure Benefits Canadian Equity Investors

We find that Canadian investors benefit from retaining currency risk in international equities, as foreign currency acts a natural diversifier that can reduce overall volatility.Diversifying globally provides a range of benefits for Canadian investors (read more here). However, venturing abroad intr

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-05-19 14:08:18

Opinion | Canada needs more space for indigenous people in academia

Rebecca Thomas is a Mi’kmaw woman living in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia) and was Halifax’s poet laureate, the first indigenous person to hold the title, from 2016 to 2018. She works as a college student adviser.

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-05-19 13:14:00

Meet Jessica Mulroney, Meghan Markle's best friend and mum-of three of the bridesmaids and pageboys

Meghan Markle's closest friend and,arguably Canada’s best-connected fashion power player, arrived in London earlier this week ahead of the Royal bride's big day today.

TELEGRAPH - 2018-05-19 05:56:00

Jets sign their third-round pick to a four-year deal

The Jets have signed defensive lineman Nathan Shepherd, the team’s third-round draft pick out of Fort Hays State , to a four-year deal worth the slotted amount of $3.4 million.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-05-19 04:57:40

Canadian aid workers say Rohingya crisis needs urgent action

Open this photo in galleryRohingya refugees holding placards await the arrival of a UN Security Council team at a refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh, in April.A.M. Ahad/APA group of Canadian aid workers is urging the federal government to act quickly on some of the recommendations made in a repo

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-19 01:28:01

Ontario PCs would allow beer, wine to be sold in corner stores

Open this photo in galleryOntario PC Leader Doug Ford makes an announcement at the Advanced Medical Group building during a campaign stop in London, Ont., on May 18, 2018.Andrew Ryan/The Canadian PressBeer and wine would be sold in Ontario’s corner stores under a Progressive Conservative government,

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-19 00:57:34

DIARY-Top Economic Events to June 28

HALMSTAD, Sweden - Riksbank Deputy Governor Per Jansson will participate in Region Kronberg’s professional development initiative Tylosandsdagarna, where he will discuss the Riksbank’s role in the economy and the economic situation – 1030 GMT.

REUTERS - 2018-05-19 00:00:01

Ottawa rejects Quebec proposal to collect, and transfer, federal income tax

The federal government is rejecting growing calls to let the Quebec government collect all income taxes in the province and then transfer back the federal portion to Ottawa.“The Canada Revenue Agency will continue to collect income taxes in Quebec,” Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier said in an in

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-18 23:16:35

Spectra Energy Partners -3% after Enbridge's disappointing offer

It's "a disappointing outcome for SEP unitholders," says Jefferies analyst Christopher Sighinolfi, adding that it is rare to see an all-stock, no premium deal.

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-05-18 22:43:56

What Alberta doesn’t understand about B.C. in the Trans Mountain dispute

Regardless of how the great Trans Mountain pipeline dispute is finally resolved, regardless of which side wins, the path to a final outcome will be forever marked by the bitterness and recriminations that the project created.There seems little question now that relations between British Columbia and

GLOBE AND MAIL - 2018-05-18 21:51:00

BKD investor Litt: may be time to `revisit broad real-estate monetization'

Jonathan Litt, a shareholder of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD), congratulated CEO Lucinda Baier on "great" first-quarter results, but says it may be time to "revisit broad real estate monetizations."

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-05-18 20:33:32