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Canadian Economy Delivers Broad-Based Solid Growth in November

The Conference Board of Canada’s Chief Economist Craig Alexander offers the following insights on Statistics Canada’s Real GDP by Industry data release: Quote “Today’s news of robust economic growth in November adds to the picture of a healthy Canadian economy in the last quarter of 2017 ...

Why premium gas is a waste of money

Q: Friends have told me to put premium gas in my two old vehicles—a 2001 Toyota Sienna van and a 2005 Toyota Corolla. They say this will make the vehicles run better. Is this true? I’d rather not so I don’t have to pay the extra costs of premium gas over regular gas. – Liam, Ottawa A: Th ...

Tips on the smart way to buy a used car

TORONTO — Sales of new vehicles may have hit a record high, surpassing the two-million mark for the first time last year, but the majority of consumers are still projected to buy used primarily for one key reason: cost savings. DesRosiers Automotive Consultants forecasts that about 59 per cent of ...

Canadian Industrial Outlook: Motor Vehicle Manufacturing—Autumn 2017

This annual economic forecast presents the long-term national outlook. The U.S. economic outlook is presented in a separate section. ...

Audi Is Paying Drivers to Scrap Old Diesels, Buy New Cleaner Vehicles

Seeking to rid German roads of old, polluting diesel vehicles, Audi is paying a premium for trade-ins when the customer purchases an Audi that is compliant with today’s more stringent Euro 6 emissions standard. The size of the bonus payment, which ranges from about $3,600 to $12,000 based on the ...

Record holiday travellers could cause delays at Canadian airports

MONTREAL — Canadian holiday travellers should brace for crowds and delays as a record number of passengers are expected to pass through the country’s largest airports and highways are filled with Christmas commuters. With Air Canada and rival WestJet Airlines carrying 7.9 and 9.7 per cent more ...

The 2018 small caps: Ranking the top 500

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Best small cap stocks for 2018: Ranking the top 500

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Metals - The Calm Before The Storm

One of key principals of a global bull market is the major moves in the sectors as the market expands. As we head into 2018, there are a significant number of charts that suggest we could be on the platform for a significant move in commodities. The Commodities Countdown blog tries to show some of ...

Automakers Partner With European Gas Stations On Electric Vehicle Charging; Will This Model Reach America?

With the goal of making drivers comfortable purchasing fully-electric vehicles without worrying about running out of fuel, a consortium of global automakers is poised to install hundreds of high speed electric vehicle (EV) chargers across Europe by 2020. Earlier this month, BMW Group, Daimler AG, F ...