5 THINGS TO WATCH THIS WEEK
Housing: Monday, the House of Commons finance committee hears witnesses on the real estate market and home ownership, including Bank of Canada deputy governor Sylvain Leduc and CMHC chief executive Evan Siddall.
Poloz speech: Tuesday, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz speaks in Alberta on “the art and science of making monetary policy.” He is also expected to take questions at a news conference.
Economic report card: Statistics Canada releases Tuesday its GDP by industry results for November. The economy contracted by 0.3 per cent in October.
New Brunswick budget: New Brunswick’s finance minister tables the province’s 2017-2018 operating budget on Tuesday.
Media conference: The Canadian Media Producers Association holds its Prime Time in Ottawa conference starting Wednesday.