The Canadian dollar was at 76.79 cents US around midday Friday, up 0.71 of a cent from Thursday's close. On Friday, the S&P/TSX composite index was slightly positive, up a modest 10.44 points to 14,563.16.
OTTAWA -- The Alberta wildfires torched the Canadian economy in May, driving the country into its worst one-month performance since the darkest days of the Great Recession seven years ago.
Canada's main stock index was flat on Friday as economic data and energy earnings highlighted the damage done by a massive wildfire that hit oil sands production starting in May, with the index headed for its first weekly decline since mid-June.
MONTR�AL, July 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Qu�bec Distribution has filed with the R�gie de l'�nergie for a rate adjustment of 1.6%, effective April 1, 2017, for all residential customers and most business customers.
A massive late July oil spill from a Husky Energy pipeline leaked oil into the North Saskatchewan River and contaminated the drinking water supply of an estimated 70,000 people.