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Alberta deficit forecast at $5.9B as province feels impact of low oil prices
The effect of low oil prices is starting to make an impact on Alberta finances, according to the province's first-quarter update released Monday, and it could get worse.
Alberta economy will be in recession, Notley government confirms  
Canada's Oil-Dependent Alberta Province Projects Record Deficit  
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Canadian housing prices continued to soar in the second quarter of the year, eroding affordability for buyers even in the face of a falling dollar and weak economic growth.
People walk out of Statistics Canada office building at Tunney's Pasture in Ottawa Thursday July 22, 2010. (ANDRE FORGET/POSTMEDIA NETWORK FILE PHOTO).
Canadian Oil Sands Ltd., the biggest shareholder in the Syncrude oil sands project, said it has halted crude oil production after a fire damaged equipment at its processing facility in northern Alberta on Saturday.
TORONTO (Reuters) - A sharp jump in energy stocks as crude oil prices soared was not enough to push Canada's main stock index into positive territory on Monday.
TORONTO -- Economists say data out this week is likely to show that Canada slipped into a technical recession in the second quarter, but the contraction should be short-lived.

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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