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Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Financial institution backing out of new tar sands, fossil fuel projects

Europe’s largest international financial institution, HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Company) has made a major announcement today. The worlds seventh largest lender said it will no longer finance any new developments dealing with Canada’s tar sands, Arctic drilling or »

Society

Website offers free advice to investors

People who want to learn about investing their money now have access to an updated website run by the regulatory agency, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). The site is accessible to mobile devices and tablets and provides investing articles, videos, »

Economy, Society

Skittish Canadians saving cash, investing less

Canadians are holding a record $75 billion in cash reserves that they would normally invest in the markets, says CIBC, a large financial institution. That represents almost 10 per cent of the total value of personal liquid assets in Canada. »