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Will a Smaller Global Commodities Appetite Benefit Canada?

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Popular opinion suggests any slowdown in resource demand from China, which is becoming more desperate in its attempts to revive its flagging economy, will be especially bad for a commodity-dependent economy such as Canada's.

How $40 Oil Would Impact Canada's Provinces

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

If $40 a barrel still seems a ways off, consider that the benchmark price for oil sands crude is already trading in that price range. What's more, if production from high-cost sources isn't withdrawn from an oversupplied market, oil prices may soon be trading even lower.

Canadian Dollar Value Weakens Over Debt Crisis Fears

The Canadian Press | Malcolm Morrison | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home

TORONTO - (CP) The Canadian dollar was lower against the U.S. currency Tuesday, reflecting a flight to safety to the greenback amid another round of ...

Sorry, Canada, $7 Canadian Is Just $6.98 American!

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave Burdick

"Hey, Canada! You thought that pipeline was worth seven billion dollars? Ha! Yeah, where we're from, that's a $6.98 billion pipeline!" And then I'd smugly shine an apple on my lapel.