Scheer says loan program falls short of what Canada’s oil and gas sector needs The federal government is offering bridge financing for big Canadian businesses across all sectors to help them keep employees on the payroll through the pandemic, but there are conditions attached — including a requirement that companies receiving the loans disclose their environmental plans. The large […]

Less well-off sharply increase borrowing on credit cards, overdrafts and loans while wealthier households enjoy benefits of record-low mortgage rates Low-income households have racked up borrowing on loans, credit cards and other consumer debt faster than any other group since the financial crisis, leaving them over-exposed to another economic shock, according to a new study. Much

Low-income households have piled up expensive debt and are vulnerable to shocks, report findsRead More »