Five stories to watch this week in Canadian business

GDP data, a jobs update and speculation over government stimulus spending are among the issues expected to make headlines this week.

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CRTC: The CRTC kicks off public hearings Monday in Gatineau, Que., to examine whether it should take measures against differential pricing practices for Internet data plans. The issue has stuck under the craw of many consumers who say it undermines “net neutrality” by not treating all Internet traffic equally as the big telcos are allowed to sell the same service to different customers at different prices.

Fiscal update: Many eyes will be on Ottawa on Tuesday when the federal government releases its fall economic statement. But this isn’t expected to be your garden-variety fiscal update. Rather, there is much speculation the feds may expedite the flow of infrastructure funding in an effort to boost the economy.

GDP: On the same day as the …