Qatar's Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry speaks with his Saudi counterpart during the opening day of the 10th Arab energy Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
Fitch Ratings upgraded Egypt's credit rating one step to "B" from "B-" citing structural reforms the government has undertaken including reducing fuel subsidies.
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.
Some unhappy business owners are trying to figure out what New Brunswick's shale gas fracking moratorium means to them. They fear it will devastate the local economy, and worry the wording will make it difficult for them to plan ahead.
If you finished your holiday shopping before this week began, good for you. Most Canadians can't say the same thing. According to a study by CIBC, 64 per cent of Canadians polled still had gifts to buy as of the beginning of the week.