Tumbling energy prices took a big bite out of Canadian consumer prices in November, reversing the recent surge in inflation and sending the annual inflation rate down to 2 per cent, matching its slowest pace in eight months.
VANCOUVER - Inspections by B.C. government geotechnical engineers fell dramatically after the Liberals came to power in 2001, according to an analysis by The Vancouver Sun.
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.
The Quebec government has reached an agreement in principle with Rio Tinto Alcan that would extend the aluminum producer's remaining Arvida operations in Saguenay until the end of 2020, protecting 1,000 jobs.