House prices inch up, oil slides more & BlackBerry's throwback: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
From house prices ticking ever higher, to crude oil's slide that seems like it will never end, it was a busy week in financial news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up in her weekly video recap.British holiday advertising packs star power, emotional punch
In recent years, the holiday season in the U.K. has seen people across the country paying more attention to their TV screens than usual — not so much for their favourite shows as for the holiday commercials.Gas now a buck a litre across Canada on average
For the first time in 4½ years the average cost of gasoline in Canada has dropped below $1 a litre.BlackBerry's loss shrank in 3rd quarter — but so did sales
BlackBerry narrowed its net loss to $148-million US in its third quarter and did better with adjusted earnings than expected, but ultimately missed expectations with lower revenue on fewer smartphone sales.Inflation rate cools to 2% on cheaper gasoline
Canada's inflation rate cooled to two per cent in November, down from 2.4 per cent the previous month mainly due to a sharp decline in gasoline prices.Apple 'offended' by BBC allegations it broke promise to improve factory conditions
Apple is in the spotlight again over working conditions for the people who make its products, following a BBC investigation that alleges poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories.