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Climate change to push food prices higher, report predicts up to 4% hike in 2020

The average Canadian family will pay up to an extra $487 on feeding themselves next year, according to an annual food price report that highlights climate change as a major culprit for rising food prices, especially in the produce department.
Moody's Investors Service downgrades Alberta credit rating, cites weak economy

Moody's Investors Service downgrades Alberta credit rating, cites weak economy

EDMONTON — The Alberta government's credit rating has been downgraded by an agency that cited the province's reliance on oil revenue and what it calls its high environmental risk.
Google co-founders step down as execs of parent Alphabet

Google co-founders step down as execs of parent Alphabet

SAN FRANCISCO — The co-founders of Google are stepping down as executives of its parent company, Alphabet, ending a remarkable two decades during which Larry Page and Sergey Brin shaped a startup born in a Silicon Valley garage into one of the larges
Catalyst Capital seeks Ontario Securities Commission hearing in HBC fight

Catalyst Capital seeks Ontario Securities Commission hearing in HBC fight

An investment firm and Canada's oldest retailer will face off at a hearing later this week at the Ontario Securities Commission as the battle to take Hudson's Bay Co. private heats up. Catalyst Capital Group Inc.
Trans Mountain pipeline construction milestone celebrated in Alberta

Trans Mountain pipeline construction milestone celebrated in Alberta

ACHESON, Alta. — The CEO of Trans Mountain says he's "a little greyer" than he was 10 years ago when planning began for an expansion of the Edmonton-to-Burnaby oil pipeline but he's still proud to oversee the official launch of Alberta construction.

Trans Mountain pipeline construction milestone celebrated in Alberta

ACHESON, Alta. — The CEO of Trans Mountain says he's "a little greyer" than he was 10 years ago when planning began for an expansion of the Edmonton-to-Burnaby oil pipeline but he's still proud to oversee the official launch of Alberta construction.
DesRosiers says auto sales flat in November but still down for the year

DesRosiers says auto sales flat in November but still down for the year

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says Canadian auto sales were flat in November compared with a year earlier while year-to-date sales remain down.

Diluent recovery unit proposed by Gibson Energy to boost crude export room

CALGARY — Gibson Energy Inc. says it will build a 100,000-barrel-per-day diluent recovery unit near the Alberta oil marketing hub of Hardisty, a strategy expected to free up room in pipelines and on railcars for oilsands exports.
Desjardins CEO announces departure of two senior execs after data breach

Desjardins CEO announces departure of two senior execs after data breach

MONTREAL — Desjardins Group has shown two senior executives the door in the wake of a data breach that affected all 4.2 million of its members.
Stock markets close down after Trump comments about U.S.-China trade war

Stock markets close down after Trump comments about U.S.-China trade war

TORONTO — North American stock markets closed down Tuesday after comments by U.S. President Donald Trump cast doubt on a quick resolution to the U.S.-China trade war.
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