BNN Bloomberg sets up the week ahead with what investors need to know.

Monday, February 17

- Market holiday in Canada and the U.S.


Tuesday, February 18

- Notable earnings: Air Canada, Emera, Nutrien, Stelco Holdings, Walmart

- Notable data: Canadian manufacturing sales

- CRTC opens two-week hearing on mobile wireless services (NOTE: We’re sending Paul for the first two days of hearing. Maybe more, depending on if Entwistle speaks on Thursday. Here's the agenda.)

- Statistics Canada releases report on RRSP contributions in 2018

- CN Rail CFO Ghislain Houle addresses Barclays conference  (8 a.m. ET)


Wednesday, February 19

- Notable earnings: Iamgold, Kirkland Lake Gold, Mosaic, Imax

- Notable data: Canadian CPI, U.S. housing starts and building permits

- CP CEO Keith Creel addresses Barclays conference (2:25 p.m. ET)

- U.S. Federal Reserve releases minutes from last meeting (2 p.m. ET)


Thursday, February 20

- Notable earnings: Newmont, Loblaw, Cargojet, RioCan, Gildan Activewear, Cott, Eldorado Gold, Hudbay Minerals, Inter Pipeline, Ovintiv

- Notable data: Teranet/National Bank Canadian home price index, Canadian new housing price index

- CN Rail CEO Jean-Jacques Ruest addresses Citi conference (8 a.m. ET)

- CP CEO Keith Creel addresses Citi conference (9:30 a.m. ET)


Friday, February 21

- Notable earnings: Royal Bank of Canada, Home Capital Group, Canfor, Deere & Co.

- Notable data: Canadian retail sales