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Canada's wholesale and manufacturing sales fell in November: Statistics Canada

Canada's wholesale and manufacturing sales fell in November: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy showed signs of weakness in November as both wholesale and manufacturing sales fell. Statistics Canada said Tuesday wholesale trade fell 1.0 per cent in November to $63.0 billion, more than offsetting the 0.
MEG Energy looks to make changes after Husky drops hostile takeover attempt

MEG Energy looks to make changes after Husky drops hostile takeover attempt

CALGARY — MEG Energy Inc. is looking to make changes to its board of directors and restart a strategic review of its partial upgrading technology following Husky Energy Inc.'s decision to drop its hostile takeover offer for the company.

UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 per cent in 2019

The global economy will grow around 3 per cent annually in 2019 and 2020, but waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N.
Entry-level training standard en route for Canadian truckers within a year

Entry-level training standard en route for Canadian truckers within a year

MONTREAL — The country's transportation ministers have agreed to develop an entry-level national training standard for semi-truck drivers.
Barrick explores sale of Zambian copper mine as government looks to boost taxes

Barrick explores sale of Zambian copper mine as government looks to boost taxes

TORONTO — Barrick Gold Corp. says it's exploring all options including the possible sale of its Lumwana mine in Zambia as the government considers increased taxes.

Enbridge natural gas pipeline ruptures in Ohio, reports of two injured

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. says two people have been injured and two structures damaged in a natural gas pipeline rupture in Ohio.
UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A.
Toronto stock market extends streak to 12 days, longest in five years

Toronto stock market extends streak to 12 days, longest in five years

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index has extended its winning streak to the longest in almost five years despite weekend comments took some of the shine off trade talks between U.S. and China. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 50.
46% of Canadians $200 or less away from financial insolvency: poll

46% of Canadians $200 or less away from financial insolvency: poll

CALGARY — The number of Canadians who are $200 or less away from financial insolvency at month-end has jumped to 46 per cent, up from 40 per cent in the previous quarter, as interest rates rise according to a new poll.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,354.16, up 50.33 points ). RNC Materials Corp. (TSX:RNX). Metals. Up 13 cents, or 24.07 per cent, to 67 cents on 16.7 million shares.