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Industry raises alarm over strike as feds urge CN and union to keep talking

Industry raises alarm over strike as feds urge CN and union to keep talking

MONTREAL — A strike by roughly 3,200 Canadian National Railway Co. employees over working conditions is prompting warnings from the railroad's clients that the work stoppage could trigger layoffs and closures in their industries.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,011.40, down 13.71 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 11 cents, or 3.67 per cent, to $3.11 on 26.
OSC moving forward with 107 initiatives to simplify capital markets burden

OSC moving forward with 107 initiatives to simplify capital markets burden

TORONTO — Small and medium-sized firms will be able to outsource compliance functions as part of more than 100 actions designed to simplify the burden to do business in the province's capital markets, Ontario's securities regulator said Tuesday.
Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

CALGARY — A Canadian investment management firm with a four per cent stake in Calgary-based Encana Corp. says it will vote against Encana's plan to move its headquarters to the United States. Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc.
Federal Court orders Canada's ISPs to block TV piracy website for first time

Federal Court orders Canada's ISPs to block TV piracy website for first time

TORONTO — A Federal Court is ordering Canada's internet service providers to block websites for a company selling pirated television online, deeming that such a move wouldn't infringe on freedom of expression or net neutrality.
Bank of Canada senior deputy governor says global economic picture has worsened

Bank of Canada senior deputy governor says global economic picture has worsened

MONTREAL — The global economic picture has worsened, increasing risks to global growth and chances of financial stress that could spill over into Canada, the senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada said Tuesday.
George Weston Ltd. reports third-quarter profit up from year ago mark

George Weston Ltd. reports third-quarter profit up from year ago mark

TORONTO — The parent company of one of Canada's largest grocers outperformed analyst expectations as its third-quarter profit rose while the company works through its multi-year transformation plan. George Weston Ltd.
TC Energy eyes options to ramp up Keystone volumes despite pressure limit

TC Energy eyes options to ramp up Keystone volumes despite pressure limit

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp.
Buying your first stock requires lots of research before you take the plunge

Buying your first stock requires lots of research before you take the plunge

When Robin Speziale entered Grade 10, his teacher dropped a business newspaper on a desk in front of his class and asked each student to circle a stock to spend the semester tracking.

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.2 per cent in September

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.2 per cent in September to $57.4 billion, weighed down by a drop in the petroleum and coal product and the motor vehicle parts industries. The federal agency says the move lower followed a 0.