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RBC makes changes to executive suite after HSBC acquisition

RBC makes changes to executive suite after HSBC acquisition

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada is making changes to its executive suite and splitting its personal and commercial banking division into two groups following its acquisition of HSBC Bank Canada earlier this year.
Opinion: Canada's soccer success may soon be overshadowed by World Cup costs

Opinion: Canada's soccer success may soon be overshadowed by World Cup costs

Potential ROI on Vancouver's hosting duties leave much to be desired
Surrey, B.C., police transition deal from RCMP to local force complete, says minister

Surrey, B.C., police transition deal from RCMP to local force complete, says minister

VANCOUVER — A long-running and fractious negotiation process between the British Columbia government and the City of Surrey over which department will police the Metro Vancouver city has ended with an extended cash agreement.
S&P/TSX composite closes up more than 300 points, U.S. stock markets also higher

S&P/TSX composite closes up more than 300 points, U.S. stock markets also higher

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index gained 1.4 per cent Wednesday in a broad-based rally led by energy, industrial and utilities stocks, while U.S. stock markets posted new records yet again. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 307.
'Personal assistant and a watchdog': How credit monitoring works after a data breach

'Personal assistant and a watchdog': How credit monitoring works after a data breach

Credit monitoring isn't just for your credit score — it can also alert you to potential identity theft and fraud if your data has been compromised in a breach, as many Ticketmaster customers were warned earlier this week.
Rob Shaw: Capital-gains tax hike sparks tension over B.C. health-care funding

Rob Shaw: Capital-gains tax hike sparks tension over B.C. health-care funding

Premier frustrated with federal finance minister's suggestion
Canadian Chamber of Commerce names Candace Laing new president and CEO

Canadian Chamber of Commerce names Candace Laing new president and CEO

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce has named Candace Laing its new president and CEO, effective Sept. 1.
Data Points: B.C. inflation rate keeps pace as employers shed thousands of jobs

Data Points: B.C. inflation rate keeps pace as employers shed thousands of jobs

B.C. employers report significant job declines in April, reversing the hiring surge seen in March
Opinion: Canada shouldn't follow Greece's example of a six-day work week — here's why

Opinion: Canada shouldn't follow Greece's example of a six-day work week — here's why

Forcing the younger generation to work harder to support a growing elderly population is neither efficient nor sustainable. Canada shouldn't seek to follow in Greece's footsteps.
Climate advocacy group calls out property insurers for fossil fuel support

Climate advocacy group calls out property insurers for fossil fuel support

TORONTO — A shareholder advocacy group is calling out Canada's property insurers for their support of the fossil fuel industry while also raising premiums because of climate-related disasters.
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