Farmers must monitor interest rates because higher rates will mean higher financing costs.  | REUTERS/Fred Greenslade photo

Rising interest rates: what to expect

After almost a decade near historical lows, Canadian interest rates are on the rise. The Bank of Canada, after cutting its policy rate sharply during the late-2000s financial crisis and again during the commodity collapse of 2014-16, has now rolled out a series of rate hikes. Longer-term interest rates are also trending higher, with the […] Read more