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A little financial housekeeping at the end of the year can help on your taxes

A little financial housekeeping at the end of the year can help on your taxes

OTTAWA — You may be reluctant to add one more item to an already daunting holiday to-do list, but financial experts want to make sure your financial plan doesn't get neglected in the year-end rush as 2019 comes to a close.
TD revenue up, earnings slip in what the bank calls a 'challenging environment'

TD revenue up, earnings slip in what the bank calls a 'challenging environment'

TORONTO — TD Bank Group's profit slipped in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago, missing analyst estimates for adjusted earnings. The bank says it earned $2.86 billion or $1.54 per share in the quarter ending Oct.
US trade gap narrows 7.6% to $47.2 billion in October

US trade gap narrows 7.6% to $47.2 billion in October

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as imports fell faster than exports. The politically sensitive trade gap with China dropped.
Low water flows at crux of next phase in Fraser River salmon rescue mission: DFO

Low water flows at crux of next phase in Fraser River salmon rescue mission: DFO

LILLOOET, B.C. — Government officials say there is a "high risk" they won't be fully successful in rescuing salmon species threatened by a massive landslide on British Columbia's Fraser River.

Alterna Savings, Quinte First credit unions to merge, sign letter of intent

TORONTO — Alterna Savings and Credit Union Ltd. and Quinte First Credit Union have signed a letter of intent to join forces. The credit unions say Quinte First will become part of Alterna Savings in spring 2020.
Bombardier to build flagship jetliner in new $350-million plant at Pearson airport

Bombardier to build flagship jetliner in new $350-million plant at Pearson airport

Bombardier Inc. has secured a long-term lease from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority for space to build its flagship business jet at Pearson airport, as the plane-and-train maker continues its shift toward private planes.
Toronto stock index climbs along with U.S. markets as crude jumps, fears ease

Toronto stock index climbs along with U.S. markets as crude jumps, fears ease

TORONTO — Major North American indexes made gains as a potential U.S.-China trade deal appeared closer and oil prices advanced. The S&P/TSX composite index climbed 5.16 points to 16,897.34, led by the energy sector.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,897.34, up 5.16 points.) Lundin Mining Corp. (TSX:LUN). Basic Materials. Up 30 cents, or 4.27 per cent, to $7.32 on 13.
Infrastructure bank to invest up to $300 million in Montreal port expansion

Infrastructure bank to invest up to $300 million in Montreal port expansion

MONTREAL — The Canadian Infrastructure Bank is pledging up to $300 million in financing for a new container terminal project at the Port of Montreal, though regulatory approval is still pending.
Dollarama shares drop despite third-quarter profit and sales up from year ago

Dollarama shares drop despite third-quarter profit and sales up from year ago

MONTREAL — Shares in Dollarama Inc. dropped nearly nine per cent Wednesday despite reporting strong third-quarter results. The discount retail chain saw same-store sales jump 5.3 per cent for the quarter ended Nov. 3 — exceeding the 3.
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