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'It's on:' Kenney vows to counter Texas efforts to lure Canadian companies south

'It's on:' Kenney vows to counter Texas efforts to lure Canadian companies south

CALGARY — Alberta's premier has a message for Texas firms looking to lure Canadian businesses to the Lone Star State — it's on. Jason Kenney said there has been a huge flight of money and jobs from Alberta's energy sector to Texas in recent years.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,867.20, down 32.49 points). Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (TSX:CNQ). Energy. Up 18 cents, or 0.49 per cent, to $36.
Alberta budget Oct. 24: Kenney says tough touches needed to fight deficit

Alberta budget Oct. 24: Kenney says tough touches needed to fight deficit

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta's budget is to be delivered Oct. 24 and, when asked Monday if he'll blink on making tough spending cuts, he invoked former prime minister Pierre Trudeau's historic three-word rebuttal.
Thomas Cook collapse means headaches for Transat as partnership deal dies

Thomas Cook collapse means headaches for Transat as partnership deal dies

MONTREAL — Transat Inc. could face fallout from the collapse of Thomas Cook Group Plc after a partnership between the companies died Monday.

Osisko shares tumble after it proposes all-shares Barkerville Gold takeover

MONTREAL — Shares in Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. fell by almost 10 per cent Monday after it announced a deal to buy the shares of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. it doesn't already own. Osisko, which has a 32.
GM temporarily lays off about 730 from St. Catharines as U.S. strike continues

GM temporarily lays off about 730 from St. Catharines as U.S. strike continues

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — General Motors has temporarily laid off about 730 hourly workers at its parts plant in St. Catharines, Ont. as the strike by the United Auto Workers in the U.S. enters its second week.

Indigenous groups buying stake in new transmission line through northern Alberta

CALGARY — Canadian Utilities Ltd. says seven Indigenous communities have accepted its invitation to take a 40 per cent interest in a power transmission line between Edmonton and Fort McMurray in northern Alberta.
DHX Media changing name to WildBrain, launches reorganization of company

DHX Media changing name to WildBrain, launches reorganization of company

TORONTO — DHX Media Ltd. is changing its corporate name to WildBrain, the name of its child-focused YouTube business, which will be renamed WildBrain Spark.
Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 1.7 per cent in July

Statistics Canada reports wholesale sales up 1.7 per cent in July

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says wholesale sales rose 1.7 per cent to $65.4 billion in July, boosted by gains in the personal and household goods subsector and the motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and accessories group.

First Quantum in talks to sell minority stake in Zambian copper assets

TORONTO — First Quantum Minerals Ltd. says it's in talks regarding a potential sale of a minority interest in its Zambian copper assets. However, the Canadian miner says it has not held any talks regarding a takeover of the company.