Canada's main stock index fell to a two-week low on Friday in a broad sell-off that included losses for its heavyweight energy and financial services groups as oil prices fell.
Canadian inflation spiked to its highest rate in more than two years in January, as new carbon taxes in Alberta and Ontario fuelled a surge in gasoline prices.
Caisse de d�p�t et placement du Qu�bec tallied a 7.6-per-cent return in 2016, helped by strong gains in Canadian equities as oil and commodity prices recovered and bank stocks steamed ahead.
Service disruptions and delays continue to plague rail services in the GTA after a power problem at a downtown control hub damaged key signaling systems.
Towering flames that seemed to surround Imperial Oil's complex Thursday evening in Sarnia were "not normal," according to the city's fire chief.