Monday, December 16, 2019

 


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EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney heads to the UK today for a trip his office says will highlight the province's "responsible energy sector" and to counter what Kenney says is a campaign against investment in the oilsands.  (full story)
 
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:  (full story)
 
TORONTO — The weeks before Christmas 2017 were especially frenzied for Canada's telecom industry, which waged a brief price war that overloaded selling systems during one of the year's busiest weekends.  (full story)
 
BEIJING — China’s government says it will postpone planned punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington.  (full story)
 
NEW YORK — Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar.  (full story)
 
SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a $13.5 billion settlement that Pacific Gas & Electric struck just last week with thousands of people who lost homes, businesses and family members in a series of devastating fires that drove the nation's largest utility into bankruptcy  (full story)
 
LOS ANGELES — California regulators mounted dozens of raids against illegal marijuana retailers in Los Angeles this week, the largest crackdown to date against the city's thriving black market, officials announced Friday.  (full story)
 
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg broadly, repeatedly — and wrongly — took a huge amount of credit Friday for driving the U.S. coal industry to its knees.  (full story)
 
MONTREAL — The Teamsters union says Canadian National Railway Co. has begun to transfer workers as part of an apparent move to relocate its rail traffic control centre to Edmonton from Montreal.  (full story)
CNR.TO: 118.72 (-0.60)
MONTREAL — Samsung Electronics has made a first step into Canada's telecommunications infrastructure market with a deal to supply Videotron with equipment for its new LTE Advanced and 5G wireless networks throughout Quebec.  (full story)
 
NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a broad plan to eliminate all coal power plants and slow the expansion of the natural gas sector as part of a policy to fight climate change that he says would cut carbon emissions across the U.S. economy by 50%  (full story)
 
LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigned on one theme alone — “Get Brexit done.” His sweeping victory in Thursday's election means that could now happen within weeks.  (full story)
 
BANGKOK — The British pound surged early Friday as exit polls indicated a resounding election victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, as talk of a China-U.S. trade deal buoyed share prices in Asia.  (full story)
 
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook's stock dropped almost 3% in regular trading after news reports suggested that the FTC may take antitrust action to prevent Facebook from integrating its disparate messaging apps.  (full story)
 
BRUSSELS — With votes still being counted in Britain, EU leaders were already gearing up to move forward with Brexit plans.  (full story)
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