The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. Regulators in South Dakota have again approved the portion of the embattled Keystone XL oil pipeline that would go through the state. The Public Utilities Commission’s decision Tuesday still requires TransCanada Corp. to get a presidential permit for the project. President Barack Obama blocked the […]

The Canadian Press TORONTO The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has entered into a joint venture to purchase student housing properties in the United States for a total of US$1.4 billion. The deal would see CPPIB and global investment firm GIC each own a 47.5 per cent stake in University […]

By Marley Jay The Associated Press NEW YORK In a flat year overall for stocks, there was still plenty of excitement to be enjoyed ‚Äî or endured ‚Äî by 2015’s biggest winners and losers. It was a year to make old guard companies shudder. New media companies like Netflix, which […]

By Alexandra Posadzki The Canadian Press TORONTO Overseas investors looking to park their money in Canadian real estate could soon be donning headsets and touring upcoming condo developments in virtual reality, according to the founder of a Toronto-based technology firm. Invent Dev turns floor plans of new developments into 3D, […]

By Ian Bickis THE CANADIAN PRESS CALGARY Shale gas producers in Western Canada are responding to plunging natural gas prices by slashing their 2016 budgets. NuVista Energy Ltd. has cut its budget in half, while Encana Corp. and Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd. have cut their budgets by 25 per cent […]

The Canadian Press TORONTO A new poll suggests that two-thirds of millennials are investing their money, but that most feel they don’t have adequate knowledge for the task. The poll done for CIBC (TSX:CM) found 67 per cent of Canadians aged 18 to 34 reported have investments including stocks, GICs, […]