Alberta Recovery Plan includes record $10-billion investment

The Alberta government will launch a series of large-scale infrastructure projects this summer at a total cost of $612 million

Alberta Recovery Plan includes record $10-billion investmentAlberta’s Recovery Plan announced Monday includes a record $10-billion investment in infrastructure and a plan for 50,000 jobs this year. “Albertans have risen to the challenge of the pandemic, though we will continue to be careful, especially for those who are most at risk. Now we must extend that same culture of resilience to overcoming…

Investment in building construction plunges in Canada

Investment in building construction plunged 45.9 per cent to $8.4 billion in April compared with the previous month, says StatsCan

Investment in building construction plunges in CanadaInvestment in building construction plunged 45.9 per cent to $8.4 billion in April compared with the previous month, reported Statistics Canada on Monday. Previously, the largest national decline on record for the current series (which dates back to 2010) was a 3.9 per cent decrease in August 2017, said the federal agency. “Both the residential…

Olympia Trust launches website to help small businesses

Olympia Trust has become the leader in the country for administering registered plans where the primary investment is a private security

Olympia Trust launches website to help small businessesCalgary-based Olympia Trust has launched a new website to help small business owners get the capital investment they need in these challenging economic times. For years, the financial services company has been a leader in helping small and medium sized companies find capital through other people's RSPs, which could be a lifeline today for many…

Foreign investment in Canadian securities hits record

Canada's international transactions in securities generated a record net inflow of funds in the Canadian economy of $49.2 billion in April

Foreign investment in Canadian securities hits recordForeign investment in Canadian securities reached a record-high of $49.0 billion in April, all in debt securities while Canadian divestment in foreign securities eased considerably to $134 million, following a record-level divestment in March, according to a report released Tuesday by Statistics Canada. As a result, Canada's international transactions in securities generated a record net…
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