Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

NEW YORK—Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network. Facebook’s head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, says the current plan is to require payments after reading 10 articles from a publisher through Facebook. Brown said at a conference in New York…

Republicans meet late into night as Trump demands new healthcare plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans struggling to agree on healthcare legislation to overhaul Obamacare obeyed U.S. President Donald Trump’s orders to try to swiftly reach a deal but were unable to resolve their differences in a long, late-night meeting. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump took Senate Republicans to task for failing to agree on how to dismantle…

GTA leads way in sales of homes over $1 million

The Canadian Press Jul 11, 2017 , Last Updated: 8:52 AM ET TORONTO — The CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada says a modest increase in the overnight lending rate will probably have very little impact on the Canadian housing market, particularly in the high-end segment. Brad Henderson says high net worth individuals tend to…

Monetary Policy Report Press Conference Opening Statement

Available as: PDF Good morning. Senior Deputy Governor Wilkins and I are pleased to be here to answer your questions about today’s interest rate announcement and our Monetary Policy Report (MPR). Today, we raised our key policy rate by 25 basis points, in the context of an economy that is approaching full capacity and with…