Liberal budget kills off 71-year-old Canada Savings Bonds program
Wednesday's federal budget eliminated the program, saying it brings in too little and costs too much to run.
Of all the risks that could send our retirement savings into a tailspin, government policy is probably the most overlooked. One stroke of a pen could choke a well-planned income stream.
Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, with gains in energy, industrials and materials groups offsetting losses from financials.
Growing doubts U.S. President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on a promise of tax cuts that has powered stocks markets to record highs pushed shares lower on Wednesday and drove investors to seek safety in government debt, gold and the yen.