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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Husky Energy plan Husky Energy Inc. will release its planned 2020 capital expenditure and production guidance before markets open on Monday.
Ottawa cites salmon species extinction risk in call for input on slide response

Ottawa cites salmon species extinction risk in call for input on slide response

Ottawa is seeking help to avoid what it says could be the extinction of some British Columbian salmon species because of a massive landslide on the Fraser River that sparked a co-ordinated emergency response this year.
Fiat Chrysler, auto union reach tentative deal on contract

Fiat Chrysler, auto union reach tentative deal on contract

DETROIT — The United Auto Workers and Fiat Chrysler reached a tentative agreement Saturday on a new four-year contract, which includes a total of $9 billion in investments but still needs final approval from workers.

9 television stations across 5 states to be sold for $59.2M

NASHVILLE — An expanding television group is buying nine stations in six smaller markets. Standard Media Group of Nashville, Tennessee says it will buy stations in Arkansas, Indiana, Mississippi, New York and Tennessee for $59.2 million.
Major North American stock indexes fall as price of oil drops

Major North American stock indexes fall as price of oil drops

TORONTO — Major North American stock indexes fell Friday in a low-volume trading day that also saw the price of oil fall by nearly US$3. The S&P/TSX composite index fell by 74.32 points to 17,040.20.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange Friday: Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE). Energy. Down 37 cents, or 3.69 per cent, to $9.67 on 8.78 million shares. Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA). Health care.
Western separatism, pipeline delays weigh on corporate mood at Alberta forum

Western separatism, pipeline delays weigh on corporate mood at Alberta forum

LAKE LOUISE, Alta.
CN ramps up rail service as grain, propane industries demand priority

CN ramps up rail service as grain, propane industries demand priority

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. says it is striving to address grain and propane backlogs as it ramps up service following an eight-day strike, but industry producers are demanding priority treatment that may not come.
Evacuation order lifted as huge Texas plant fire ‘contained’

Evacuation order lifted as huge Texas plant fire ‘contained’

AUSTIN, Texas — Officials lifted evacuation orders Friday for around 50,000 people on the Texas Gulf Coast, determining a massive fire was finally under control at a chemical plant rocked by two major explosions two days earlier.

Statistics Canada reports pace of economic growth slowed in third quarter

OTTAWA — The pace of economic growth in Canada slowed in the third quarter, boosted by higher business investment and increased household spending, but weighed down by a drop in exports, Statistics Canada said Friday.