‘Expect a little dustup’: Trudeau, premiers brace for fractious first ministers meeting

‘Expect a little dustup’: Trudeau, premiers brace for fractious first ministers meeting

Senior officials from multiple provinces are predicting a tense and difficult first ministers meeting when premiers gather to discuss the economy and trade with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Montreal on Friday. “You can expect a little dustup. There’s no doubt about that,” said one provincial source who spoke to CBC News on condition they […]

What to expect from the most unusual Oscars

What to expect from the most unusual Oscars

In the run-up to the 90th Academy Awards, Jennifer Todd, one of the show’s lead producers, has talked about keeping the focus on the films. With ratings for awards shows sagging, Todd told the New York Times last week that Oscar producers are hoping for a night filled with “fun and funny” performances and plan to make it […]

What to expect from rising interest rates

What to expect from rising interest rates

Consumers who locked in their mortgage last fall or summer might be feeling smug following Wednesday’s increase in flexible loan rates. But for first-time buyers and home owners looking to renew there is nowhere to hide from a rising interest rate environment. The big Canadian banks increased their fixed-rate mortgages to 5.14 per cent from […]