After five months of skidding crude prices, energy players and politicians who depend on oil and gas revenue are finally warning a slowdown in Canada's oil patch is on the way - one that will crimp growth and the economy.
Canada's economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter, but economists cautioned that plunging oil prices could spell slower times ahead.
Oil anchors world financial markets, and Opec has just decided to raise its anchor. The consequences could be profound, and go far beyond the power game between the traditional oil producers in the Middle East and the new generation of shale producers ...
BCE CEO George Cope President and chief executive of Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) Inc George Cope looks on during the annual general shareholders meeting at the Congress Center in Quebec City in this May 3, 2012, file photo.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government ran a budget deficit of C$744 million ($653 million) in the first six months of the 2014/15 fiscal year, down from C$10.35 billion in the April-September period of 2013, the finance department said on Friday.