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Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes

Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes

CALGARY — Ongoing pipeline project delays and growth in crude-by-rail capacity from Western Canada are leading some oilsands producers to consider spending billions of dollars to build diluent recovery units.
OSC approves management cease trade order at cannabis company CannTrust Holdings

OSC approves management cease trade order at cannabis company CannTrust Holdings

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says the Ontario Securities Commission has approved a management cease trade order as the cannabis producer works to deal with its regulatory problems with Health Canada.
Flooding, a trade war and Deere cuts outlook again

Flooding, a trade war and Deere cuts outlook again

Deere & Co. cut its profit expectations for the second time this year as beleaguered farmers and an escalating trade war with China cut into sales. Widespread and heavy flooding severely delayed planting this year for thousands of farmers.
Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

HONG KONG — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, one of Hong Kong's most prominent companies, resigned Friday following pressure by Beijing on the carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests.
Canopy Growth shares tumble on CEO exit plans, loss of market share

Canopy Growth shares tumble on CEO exit plans, loss of market share

Canopy Growth Corp.
Asian shares mixed amid ongoing worries about US-China trade

Asian shares mixed amid ongoing worries about US-China trade

TOKYO — Asian shares were mixed Friday as turbulence continued on global markets amid ongoing worries about U.S.-China trade conflict. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early losses to be up 0.3% at 20,456.96 in morning trading.
Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don't panic

Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don't panic

If the threat of a recession gives you pause when it comes to your personal finances, remember now is a time to prepare, not panic. Worries about the economy increased this week when a fairly reliable recession warning emerged from the bond market.
CRTC lowers wholesale broadband rates to boost competition among providers

CRTC lowers wholesale broadband rates to boost competition among providers

OTTAWA — Canada's telecoms regulator says it has lowered the rates for wholesale broadband access as it looks to increase competition among internet providers.
HBC says Catalyst declined a request to extend its offer for stake in retailer

HBC says Catalyst declined a request to extend its offer for stake in retailer

TORONTO — The special committee of the board at Hudson's Bay Co. says Catalyst Capital Group Inc. has turned down a request to extend a deadline for its offer for a roughly 10.7 per cent stake in the retailer.

Bank of Mexico lowers interest rate, citing global concerns

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's central bank said Thursday it was lowering its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-point to 8%, citing slowing global economic activity and tensions including the trade war between the United States and China. The drop from 8.