Bargain hunter Henry Tenby is one of many B.C. residents giving up his cross-border milk run in the wake of the Canadian dollar's plummet. �We haven't done any shopping in the United States since September,� the Vancouver man told The Province in a ...
Oil continued its rally on Monday, pushing stocks and the Canadian dollar higher. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 58 cents at $56.32 US a barrel at the close, after trading as low as $54.97 earlier in the day.
The Canadian dollar moved higher Monday amid an uptick in oil prices and a weakening U.S. dollar. At the close of trading, the loonie was at 79.94 US cents, after rising above 80 cents for the first time in weeks.
Tourism Victoria's Paul Nursey says the low Canadian dollar is obviously a draw for U.S. visitors, but he cautions many actually aren't even aware of how far their dollar will go until they arrive here.