Canada manufacturing activity shrinks for second month in March 9:33am EDT

Activity in the Canadian manufacturing sector contracted for a second straight month in March, the first back-to-back deterioration in the survey's history, data showed on Wednesday.  Full Article

TSX opens higher on stronger commodity prices 9:37am EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Wednesday as strength in the price of commodities such as oil and bullion helped drive gains in the energy and mining sectors.  Full Article  

Royal Bank of Canada selling Suriname unit to Republic Bank 9:59am EDT 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Canada said on Wednesday it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Suriname operations to Republic Bank Ltd, as it continues to exit some of its marginal operations in the Caribbean region.  Full Article