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Penn West cuts 400 jobs, mostly in Calgary
CALGARY -- Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:PWT) is cutting its workforce by 400 full-time employees and contractors -- most of them working at company headquarters in Calgary.
Penn West Petroleum lowers capex, suspends dividend, to cut jobs  
Penn West to Cut Head Count 35%, Suspend Dividend  
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Canadians on average are socking away more money than they used to for dealing with a potential financial emergencies, but a new survey has found that almost a quarter are still living paycheque to paycheque.
Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian PressAccording to Thomson Reuters, economists anticipate Statistics Canada will report that the economy shrunk at an annualized rate of 1.0 per cent in the April-June period.
Sales of the most expensive luxury homes more than doubled in Toronto in the first seven months of the year, fueled by foreign demand for housing Canada's largest city, according to Re/Max Holdings Inc. Sales of houses and condos worth at least C$3 ...
Canada's current account deficit narrowed slightly in the second quarter of 2015 to $17.40-billion on more favourable trade in goods and services, Statistics Canada said on Monday.
Alberta's economy is sliding into recession and its deficit for this year could top $6.5-billion, the province's NDP government says in an economic update.

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Bank of Canada daily digest

Money markets Change
Overnight rate 0.519% +0.0137
Corporate paper, 1 month 0.610% 0.00
Treasury bill, 1 month 0.360% +0.0100
Inflation
Total consumer price index 1.30% +0.300
Interest rates
10 year bond 2.07% -0.0100
Prime business rate 2.70% 0.00
Conventional mortgage, 5 yrs 4.64% 0.00