Move results in lower rating for one major bank
Investment to create thousands of jobs in housing and construction sector, says agency
New poll notes rising number of buyers using different lenders from their main bank
Research shows homeowners with an outstanding mortgage may be at particular risk
CEO calls achievement "a testament to the tireless work of our entire organization and our partners"
Investment to support conversion of a vacant property in the city's downtown
Survey reveals all
Survey also reveals that Canadians are more hopeful than realistic when purchasing their first home
Those looking for signs of easing price pressure "will be disappointed"
Move part of larger deal to acquire North American regions of the firm's largest franchisee