New mortgage rules will require a financial stress test for uninsured borrowers starting in 2018

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Canada’s top banking regulator has published the final version of its new mortgage rules, which include a requirement to “stress test” borrowers with uninsured loans to ensure they could withstand higher interest rates. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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ISIS 'capital of terrorism' Raqqa falls to Syrian forces

A commander with the U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling ISIS says the city of Raqqa has been liberated from militants and that combing operations are underway to clear the city of land mines and extremist sleeper More...

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As Liberals sought a safe tax policy, did the government suffer lasting damage?

Perhaps — three months after launching their consultation on “tax fairness” — the Liberals have now landed on a set of policy proposals that can be safely implemented. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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'The lifestyle is brutal': North Korean defectors take risky journey out and fear for family left behind

Several thousand North Koreans try to defect every year, but only about 1,500 routinely make it to South Korea, where the transition to a new life isn’t always easy, Saša Petricic writes from Seoul. Powered More...

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Europe's Airbus to take majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

Bombardier Inc. has announced it has sold a majority stake in its CSeries passenger jet business to European aerospace giant Airbus for no cost. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Calgary election results trickle in after busy end to voting day

Early results are starting to trickle in for Calgary’s municipal election, but after a crush of voters on Monday night that led to long lineups and a shortage of ballots in some areas, the only thing that’s More...

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Europe's Airbus to buy majority stake in Bombardier CSeries program

Bombardier Inc. has announced it will partner with Netherlands-based aerospace giant Airbus on its CSeries program. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Freed hostage Joshua Boyle on why he went to Afghanistan and what his kidnappers wanted

In an interview with CBC News, Joshua Boyle describes his kidnappers’ apparent motives, the conditions of his confinement with his family and the final moments of their rescue on Wednesday, five years after More...

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U.S. makes 'aggressive' demands to access Canadian dairy market, wants end to supply management

The United States is asking Canada to open up its protected dairy market and wants the system of supply management that protects Canada’s industry terminated within a decade. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Quebec set to pass law banning face coverings for anyone receiving public service — even a bus ride

Muslim women in Quebec who wear a burka or niqab could soon be required to uncover their faces to ride a city bus under a proposed provincial law. Powered by WPeMatico  More...