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Canada's big five banks post profits by | 2010-06-03 11:20:02 AM

Canada's five biggest banks showed steady profit growth in the second quarter of 2010, to a total of $5.01 billion collectively. The latest quarterly roundup fell slightly short of the $5.09 billion the group made during the first quarter of the year when growth was starting to regain momentum on fewer bad loans and some pickup in mortgages.read more

Canada's banking system healthiest in the world by | 2010-06-02 11:17:30 AM

Canada's banking system is a model for the United States and European countries struggling to cope with mountains of debt accumulated through a series of market crises, massive bailouts and recession according to a report in the Washington Post this morning.read more

Canadians still pursuing recreational property as second homes by | 2010-06-02 9:03:11 AM

Despite the fact that a second home requires a higher down payment, almost half of Canadians are still considering buying a recreational property according to a nationwide survey of Canadian attitudes towards recreational property ownership conducted by Angus Reid and commissioned by Royal LePage Real Estate Services.read more

$225 million to build social housing in BC by | 2010-05-28 6:06:17 AM

The British Columbian provincial government, in conjunction with a private foundation, will provide $225 million to build eight social housing sitesread more

April home sales takes dip by | 2010-05-19 7:27:06 AM

Although April was the busiest month on record for Canadian real estate agents, listing almost 100,000 homes, sale numbers continued to dip with buyers stepping away from an increasingly expensive marketread more