Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Wholesale trade Statistics Canada will release wholesale trade and manufacturing numbers for November on Tuesday. The federal agency said wholesale sales rose 1.0 per cent to $63.8 billion in October, more than offsetting a 0.7 per cent decline in September. CP earnings CP Rail... Read More

Tall timber towers taking root in Canada as builders look to go green

Tall timber towers taking root in Canada as builders look to go green
TORONTO — Six years ago architect Michael Green took the stage at a TED conference and called for an global era of wood-framed skyscrapers. Some were skeptical. “People really thought I was an idiot,” said Green in a recent interview. “I got constant comments from my peers just saying this guy didn’t know what he was talking about, this will... Read More