At 8:15 am ET Monday, Canada housing starts for February are due. Ahead of the data, the loonie traded mixed against its major rivals. While the currency climbed against the aussie, it held steady against the rest of major counterparts.

The loonie was worth 1.4870 against the euro, 87.57 against the yen, 0.9643 against the aussie and 1.2465 against the greenback as of 8:10 am ET.