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National Bank hiking dividend following strong second-quarter financial results
Canada's sixth-largest bank is hiking its dividend and buying back some of its shares, National Bank announced Friday along with a second-quarter profit that beat analyst estimates by a wide margin.
Vancouver is least affordable city to buy a house in Canada: RBC
Vancouver remains the least affordable city to buy a house in Canada while home ownership in Toronto is becoming more difficult, Royal Bank of Canada Economics Research said.
UBC bestows doctorate on 'whacked-out nature worshipper' Tzeporah Berman
Tzeporah Berman, the eco-activist who gained notoriety a generation ago as a “whacked-out nature worshipper” for blockading logging roads during British Columbia’s divisive War in the Woods, was honoured Thursday at the University of B.C. with a doctorate. Berman’s evolution, from tree hugger to joining forest industry icons H.R. MacMillan and Peter Bentley, who have also received honorary doctorates from the university, marks the maturation not only of the B.C. environmental movement but of the ideals the university recognizes.
Helijet to start Learjet service to Port Hardy, Prince Rupert
Helijet International has inked a deal to provide turbojet air service between Vancouver International Airport and Port Hardy and Prince Rupert, the Richmond-based company announced Thursday. The service, which is an exclusive charter for one corporate client, will be seasonal to Port Hardy, while it will operate all year to Prince Rupert.
87-year-old woman loses to Donald Trump at trial alleging bait and switch by ‘Apprentice’ star
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday — she lost.