OTTAWA - Speculation filled the void left by the members of Parliament who vacated the capital for the week to spend time in their ridings.
On Tuesday the market will, for the first time, get to pass judgment on the recently priced initial public offering of Kinder Morgan Canada.
Oil prices rebounded to rise more than 1 per cent on Friday, but ended the week nearly 3 per cent lower after an OPEC-led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as many investors had hoped.
Rush hour congestion on Deerfoot Trail is the bane of Calgary drivers from one end of the city to the other, and so on Friday the city and the province unveiled five short-term solutions to ease traffic on Calgary's major freeway.
Canada's main stock index ended barely higher on Friday, as gains for banks and gold miners were offset by slips in pipeline companies and railway stocks.