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: Telco summit The 2019 Canadian Telecom Summit kicks off on Monday in Mississauga, Ont. Speakers include Janet Yale, chairwoman of the federal Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel, Huawei Technologies executive Wen Tong and CRTC chairman Ian Scott. Transcon earnings Transcontinental Inc. will hold... Read More

Montreal aims to find affordable-housing fix that has eluded Toronto, Vancouver

Montreal aims to find affordable-housing fix that has eluded Toronto, Vancouver
MONTREAL — As Toronto and Vancouver struggle to keep housing affordable for anyone but the wealthy, Montreal says its new, first-on-the-continent development model will help it succeed where other big cities have failed. Montreal led big Canadian cities in 2018 with economic growth of almost 3 per cent, while its real estate market outperformed Toronto and Vancouver’s for the first time since 1998.... Read More