5 THINGS TO WATCH THIS WEEK

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - - FINANCIAL POST -

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.

Stephen Poloz

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