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Federal regulator approves expanded Kitimat LNG gas export licence

Federal regulator approves expanded Kitimat LNG gas export licence

CALGARY — An application from Chevron Canada for a 40-year licence to export natural gas from the proposed Kitimat LNG project has been approved despite environmental opposition, says the Canada Energy Regulator.
Correction: Capricorn Studio Renaissance story

Correction: Capricorn Studio Renaissance story

ATLANTA — In a story Dec. 3 about Mercer Music at Capricorn, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the co-founders of Capricorn Records was Frank Fenton. It should have said his last name was Fenter, not Fenton.

Tarion CEO steps down, minister orders changes to board

TORONTO — Ontario's government and consumer services minister says she asked the CEO of the corporation that enforces warranties on new homes to step down. That follows a recent auditor general report that slammed Tarion Warranty Corp.
Approved oilsands project now awaits pipeline capacity increases: developer

Approved oilsands project now awaits pipeline capacity increases: developer

CALGARY — The developer of a 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project approved Thursday by the Alberta government says actually going ahead with construction depends largely on when new pipelines can be in service.
The Second Cup agrees to buy Ottawa chain Bridgehead Coffee for $9.5 million

The Second Cup agrees to buy Ottawa chain Bridgehead Coffee for $9.5 million

The Second Cup Ltd. shares soared after the company announced it will acquire a popular Ottawa-based coffee chain in its first deal since it revealed plans to become a conglomerate of players in the coffee, food service and cannabis sectors.
Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says Canadian economy resilient

Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane says Canadian economy resilient

OTTAWA — The Canadian economy remains resilient despite the global uncertainty caused by the trade war between the United States and China, a senior Bank of Canada official said Thursday.

Statistics Canada says merchandise trade deficit was $1.1B in October

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the country's merchandise trade deficit with the world was $1.1 billion in October. The result came as figures for September were revised to show a deficit of $1.
Aeroplan workers ratify collective agreement after joining Air Canada

Aeroplan workers ratify collective agreement after joining Air Canada

TORONTO — About 400 Aeroplan workers have ratified a collective agreement that standardizes wages for employees of the newly acquired loyalty program.
A little financial housekeeping at the end of the year can help on your taxes

A little financial housekeeping at the end of the year can help on your taxes

OTTAWA — You may be reluctant to add one more item to an already daunting holiday to-do list, but financial experts want to make sure your financial plan doesn't get neglected in the year-end rush as 2019 comes to a close.
US trade gap narrows 7.6% to $47.2 billion in October

US trade gap narrows 7.6% to $47.2 billion in October

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in October as imports fell faster than exports. The politically sensitive trade gap with China dropped.