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New data shows that those who live in Alberta are the highest Christmas spenders in Canada while Quebecers are the lowest.
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There were gains today for the Toronto Stock Exchange as the price of oil edged higher while Canada and the US both reported better-than-expected growth.
GDP figures released today show growth for Canada and the US at a faster pace than expected.
While the growth of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is clear with Canada picking up some of the slack from the US, Boxing Day is still part of an important spending tradition here.
The railroads are determined not to lose revenue like they did in the exceptionally harsh conditions of last winter.
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There was a promising start to the day after last week’s run of gains and it looked like that may continue.
The cost of income-splitting plans and other tax benefits mean the federal government’s deficit grew to double what it would have been in October.
New data from Statistics Canada shows little growth in the average Canadian’s paycheck.