9 in 10 Vancouverites support foreign home-buyers' tax, poll finds
Vancouverites widely support the new 15 per cent tax on foreign home-buyers in B.C., according to a new poll, but many don't believe it will be effective in making housing more affordable.Alberta wildfires knock economy back to worst month for GDP since 2009
Canada's economy contracted by 0.6 per cent in May, as wildfires in Alberta and a slowdown in manufacturing elsewhere in the country combined to create the worst monthly GDP figure since March 2009.Oilpatch prepares for the next boom while still in a bust
Companies are starting to spend, but CEOs require a certain level of mettle to invest right now considering the the prolonged oil industry downturn.Air Canada revenue climbs, but profit dips in Q2
Air Canada is reporting a lower profit for this year's second quarter as it dramatically increased the number of routes offered by its main fleet and discount brand.Sea cucumber-processing plant hopes to entice Chinese diners
A new sea cucumber-processing plant is opening in Hackett’s Cove, N.S., to take advantage of a growing interest in the edible, cucumber-shaped marine animal.Imperial Oil posts $181M loss in Q2 tied to Alberta wildfires
Imperial Oil had a $181-million loss in its second quarter, mostly due to the wildfires that raged through northern Alberta in May, sparking a massive evacuation and curtailing oilsands production.