For years, U.S. historians have been at odds over the identity of America’s first female cop.
The Bank of Montreal cut its special five-year fixed rate mortgage by 20 basis points Wednesday, bringing it down to 3.59% from 3.79%.
BMO said in a statement that the move was an effort to provide potential home buyers an incentive as the fall season rolls around.
A new doomsday report warns Vancouver’s housing market could be hit by a burst bubble — and a drop in prices by as much as 30 per cent.
The threat of a giant, synchronized real estate bubble looms over all six of Canada’s major cities, says the report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Thousands of Vancouver Zombie Walk pariticipants gather at the Vancouver Art Gallery to stumble down Robson Street.
British Columbia is bracing for a Chinese invasion to boost tourism as the first group of travellers arrived in Vancouver after China granted Canada Approved Destination Status.
Three hundred and fifty people from Mainland China were greeted by Premier Gordon Campbell and federal Minister Stockwell Day at Vancouver International Airport Wednesday.
The granted status means that Chinese tourists are now permitted to travel in large groups to the country for leisure travel, and tourism companies in China can actively promote Canadian tours.
No-fee chequing accounts are the great idea that just won’t click in Canada.
Truth is, they haven’t worked out great for banks or consumers in the U.S. market, either. And yet, online bank ING Direct will introduce a new chequing account Wednesday that charges no monthly fee, period.
For the first time in more than a decade, motorists in B.C. could see their car insurance go down slightly, following an announcement Tuesday by ICBC.
Citing a significant drop in the number of claims, the insurance corporation said it has asked the the B.C. Utilities Commission for permission to reduce basic insurance rates by 1.9 per cent.
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) says national home sales activity continued to trend down in July 2010. The decline was almost entirely the result of fewer sales in British Columbia and Ontario. A slowdown in demand in these two provinces had been widely expected in July, as many purchases were brought forward into the first half of the year in advance of the introduction of the HST.
Canada avoided the brutal financial meltdown that plagued the U.S. economy, but there are some red flags that make recovery for this country “by no means a sure thing,” says a leading U.S. economist.
Paul Krugman, a Nobel Prize winner, New York Times columnist and renowned economic pundit, described Canada as “a very calm, very happy story” during the world economic crisis.
Canada escaped relatively unscathed, through a combination of good luck and sound, conservative regulation of banking and consumer debt in which “it is not so easy to use your house as an ATM,” Krugman told the Canadian Bar Association.
Simon Fraser University’s pipe band has hit a sour note in its hopes for a three-peat world bagpipe title.