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US industrial production fell a sharp 0.6% in September

US industrial production fell a sharp 0.6% in September

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production fell 0.

AltaGas agrees to pay $715 million to double stake in midstream firm Petrogas

CALGARY — AltaGas Ltd. says it has agreed to pay $715 million in cash to privately held SAM Holdings Ltd. to double its ownership share in oil and gas liquids handling firm Petrogas Energy Corp. to 74 per cent.
Sen. Josh Hawley writing book: 'The Tyranny of Big Tech.'

Sen. Josh Hawley writing book: 'The Tyranny of Big Tech.'

NEW YORK — Sen. Josh Hawley is working on a book about one of the Missouri Republican's ongoing targets. Simon & Schuster announced Friday that Hawley's “The Tyranny of Big Tech” will be released June 21.
Manufacturing sales fall 2.0 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says

Manufacturing sales fall 2.0 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales fell 2.0 per cent to $52.4 billion in August, weighed down by a drop in the transportation sector, Statistics Canada said Friday.
CP Rail to own 100% of Detroit River rail tunnel in deal with OMERS Infrastructure

CP Rail to own 100% of Detroit River rail tunnel in deal with OMERS Infrastructure

TORONTO — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. will acquire full ownership of a cross-border railway tunnel under the Detroit River through a US$312-million deal with OMERS Infrastructure. CP Rail currently owns 16.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,501.03, up 45.63 points.) Aphria Inc. (TSX:APHA). Health care. Down $1.35, or 17.5 per cent, to $6.36 on 12.3 million shares.
Europe, US reel as virus infections surge at record pace

Europe, US reel as virus infections surge at record pace

Coronavirus cases around the world have climbed to all-time highs of more than 330,000 per day as the scourge comes storming back across Europe and spreads with renewed speed in the U.S.
S&P/TSX composite index recovers losses to close up as U.S. markets fall

S&P/TSX composite index recovers losses to close up as U.S. markets fall

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index recovered in afternoon trading, closing higher after posting a triple-digit decline early in the day. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 45.63 points at 16,501.03.
Alberta premier says he's still hopeful about Keystone, even if Biden elected

Alberta premier says he's still hopeful about Keystone, even if Biden elected

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is still hopeful about the future of the Keystone XL pipeline, even if the Democrats win the U.S. election next month.
Canadian home sales set record for September, up 45.6% from last year: CREA

Canadian home sales set record for September, up 45.6% from last year: CREA

OTTAWA — Canadian homes sales set a monthly record in September and the national average price soared 17.5 per cent from last year, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Thursday. There were 45.