Nothing raises the ire of Canadians quite like the lower prices American shoppers enjoy on the same products south of the border. From cars and coffee makers to shirts and shoes, Canadians have long complained they're getting gouged.
Canada's main stock index rose for a fourth straight session and posted its biggest weekly gain in three years on Friday, powered by a rally in energy stocks as the price of oil extended its rebound from multi-year lows.
There were more signs this week of high prices prices in Canadian housing, and that has some experts worried. The Canadian Real Estate Association put out numbers this week showing the average Canadian home is now worth more than $413,000.
A legislative committee comprised mostly of Tory MLAs voted to cut about $1 million from six independent offices including Alberta's auditor general and the province's child and youth advocate.
OMERS Private Equity has agreed to sell Logibec Inc., its healthcare IT company, to GI Partners, the two companies announced on Friday.