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Canada-based West Fraser Timber Co Ltd (WFT.TO) Thursday reported first-quarter net earnings of C$72 million compared with C$67 million last year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were C$84 million or C$0.97 per basic share compared with C$103 million or C$1.21 per basic share a...

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Canadian Defense Minister Rob Nicholson, ahead of Thursday's North American Defense Ministerial conference in Mexico, according to Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby. The two leaders discussed a range of issues of mutual concern, including...

Canadian stocks ended higher Thursday, driven by the mining and financial stocks after some mixed U.S. economic data and earnings reports. The main index pulled back after reports of some soft initial jobless claims data from the U.S. amid clashes between pro-Russian activists and Ukrainian forces. Tensions...

Canadian stocks are modestly higher Thursday mid-morning with investors weighing upbeat U.S. durable goods order data and earnings reports along with escalating tensions in Ukraine. After a positive start on the back of strong earnings and economic data, the market faltered amid reports of clashes...

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce or CIBC (CM.TO, CM) said that its President and Chief Executive Officer Gerry McCaughey plans to retire, effective April 30, 2016. However, the company said that the actual date of McCaughey's retirement will be finalized upon completion of the succession process currently underway.

Canadian stocks look set for a positive start, riding on strong results from U.S. technology majors and better than expected U.S. durable goods data for March. Positive European markets on the back of encouraging earnings and an unexpected improvement in German business confidence is likely to aid...

Automaker General Motors Co. (GM, GMM.TO) reported a plunge in its first-quarter 2014 net income attributable to common stockholders to $0.1 billion, or $0.06 per share, from $0.9 billion, or $0.58 per share, last year. According to the company, the strong core operating performance during the quarter...

PotashCorp-042414.jpg Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. reported Thursday a sharp decline in first-quarter profit hurt by charges as well as lower sales, despite an improving environment for both demand and pricing. Further, the company lifted the lower end of its fiscal 2014 earnings forecast range.

Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI.TO, AGI) reported that its first-quarter net income decreased to $2.75 million from $25.99 million, previous year. Earnings per share was $0.02, compared to $0.20. On average, eight analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report profit per share of $0.01 for...

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT, POT.TO) said that its net income for the first quarter of 2014 was $340 million or $0.40 per share, down from $556 million or $0.63 per share in the same period last year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.35 per share...

Canadian stocks ended lower on Wednesday, tracking declining global equity markets after some soft new home sales data from the U.S. Nonetheless, the losses were limited after some upbeat earnings news lifted sentiments. However, investors remained concerned over the state of the Chinese economy...

Canadian stocks are modestly higher Wednesday morning with some upbeat earnings news aiding sentiment. Investors are largely shrugging off somewhat weak U.S. new home sales data.

The Canadian dollar reversed from its previous high and slipped back against the U.S. dollar in New York deals on Wednesday. The loonie dropped to 1.1054 against the greenback, its lowest since April 1. Further weakness may take the loonie to a support at the 1.11 mark. The pair finished yesterday's deals at 1.1024.

Canadian stocks look set for a slightly lower start Wednesday, weighed by a report showing Chinese factory activity to have contracted for the fourth straight month in April.

Falco Pacific Resource Group Inc. Wednesday said that the Board of Directors of the company has appointed Jim Davidson to serve as interim Chief Executive Officer of Falco Pacific, effective immediately. Davidson's appointment follows the resignation from Falco Pacific, and Board of Directors, of...