The Toronto stock market closed lower, pulled down in part by energy stocks ahead of a key OPEC meeting. The S&P/TSX composite index declined 35.24 points to 15,038.41.
West Texas Intermediate extended its decline from the lowest level in four years amid speculation that OPEC ministers will refrain from an output cut at a meeting in Vienna today.
Tonight's first order of business - How to resolve the growing inequity between rich and poor, as an old idea gets a new twist.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Canadian province of Alberta, the largest exporter of oil to the United States, said on Wednesday it still expects to post an operating budget surplus for the current fiscal year despite lower prices for crude.
TORONTO - Home ownership became more affordable in Canada in the third quarter despite a broad spike in home prices, according to the latest survey by RBC Economics.