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Why homeowners and buyers can expect more mortgage rate hikes from the big banks

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Falling government-bond yields are usually good for homeowners in Canada because mortgage rates tend to follow suit. Not this time. Three of Canada’s biggest lenders have raised mortgage rates and more increases are expected as new regulations, a weak economy and higher costs prevent banks from capitalizing on lower borrowing …

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Canadian capital markets expect P3 financing windfall from Ottawa’s stimulus spending

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As the federal government prepares to spend billions of dollars on infrastructure projects to help stimulate the floundering economy, Canadian capital markets are expecting a corresponding bonanza in financing opportunities for public-private partnerships. During the election, the Liberals committed to spending $125 billion on infrastructure during the next decade. It’s …

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Expect a ‘bumpy’ 2016 for TransForce and rest of trucking industry: RBC

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The Canadian trucking industry is facing a “bumpy” 2016 as a weak economy and too much capacity weigh on freight rates, according to a new analysis from RBC Capital Markets. In response, the bank recommends investing in companies with “low operating costs, strong balance sheets and prudent management teams,” which …

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