The country's trade deficit grew to a record $3.4 billion in March as exports plunged by a lot more than imports did, Statistics Canada said.
The oil rally is nearly three months old now, with crude up nearly 70 per cent from its low point of $26 US a barrel in early February.
Canada's Shopify Inc , a maker of software that helps retailers set up and manage online stores, forecast a bigger operating loss for the year, due to higher compensation expenses.
The Longueuil police are asking for the public's help to find a man who is calling citizens and saying he is an officer with the Canada Revenue Agency.
Earls, the restaurant chain that announced last week that its move to Certified Humane meat meant it would no longer source beef from Canadian farmers, has reversed its position, calling the original decision “a mistake.