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Sliding Oil Prices Will Cost Ottawa Billions, ‘Re-Order' Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Business

The steep drop in oil prices in recent months will cost Canada’s federal government as much as $3 billion in lost revenue, according to an analysis ...

Gas Prices Are Soaring And There's No Relief In Sight

CBC | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada Business

Gasoline prices in Canada are climbing to two-year highs, and could be going higher, according to industry watchers. In Toronto, gas prices are at 1...

LOOK: This Is How Much You'll Save If You Buy Diapers In The U.S.

The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — A new report suggests the price gap on consumer goods between Canada and the U.S. has narrowed, but most of that has to do with the lower v...

The Insane Psychology Of The Stock Market, In 1 Graph

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Business

Want to make a ton of money in the stock market? Buy on Monday, sell on Tuesday. Well, at least for the moment. The global stock market rally (w...

Canada’s Export Disaster, In One Chart

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Business

This week saw the arrival of two more reports denying that Canada is suffering from Dutch Disease, that condition in which a country’s manufacturing...

Just In Time For Holidays, Canadian Consumers Tapped Out: Analysis

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Business

With the busiest shopping season underway, Canadian consumers are showing signs they’re out of steam and pulling back on spending, potentially dragg...