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Market down n global reports

Deteriorating global economic prospects continued to weigh on the Toronto stock market Wednesday amid a weak outlook from resource giant Alcoa Inc. and a pessimistic assessment from the International Monetary Fund.

More Canadians are living debt-free: poll

A new poll suggests more Canadians are living debt-free this year compared to 2011. The annual RBC survey found that 26 per cent of respondents had no personal debt - excluding mortgage debt - in 2012, up from 22 per cent last year.

Heber river dam removed, water flows on natural beds

The old Heber River dam near Gold River is gone and water is running along natural riverbeds for the first time in more than half a century. B.C.

Accountant named chair of foundation

Chartered accountant Lance Abercrombie is the new chairman of the Victoria Hospitals Foundation, succeeding Island Savings Credit Union president and CEO Rod Dewar.

Kinross CFO leaves company

Kinross Gold Corp. said chief financial officer Paul Barry is quitting the company to pursue other interests. The departure follows a move by Kinross to replace CEO Tye Burt with J. Paul Rollinson in an effort to improve the company's performance.

Heber River dam near Gold River removed, water flows on natural beds

The old Heber River dam near Gold River is gone and water is running along natural riverbeds for the first time in more than half a century. B.C.

Older workers key to economy

Ottawa extends program aimed at 55-to-64 set
Toyota hits major pothole, record recall of 7.43 million

Toyota hits major pothole, record recall of 7.43 million

Power-window switches said to have sticky feel

Ontario to open Alberta office

The province of Ontario has gone from criticizing the oilsands to opening a trade office in Alberta to capture their economic benefits.

AuRico shares higher on sale

The head of AuRico Gold says selling off its troubled Ocampo mine and other assets for $750 million will help it reduce debt, fund development and return cash to shareholders.