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Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday selected Dan Brouillette, deputy to departing Energy Secretary Rick Perry, to lead the Energy Department, calling him a "total professional" with unparalleled experience.
TSX dips to end flat week ahead of election as loonie hits three-month high

TSX dips to end flat week ahead of election as loonie hits three-month high

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a fairly flat week lower on the eve of the federal election as the loonie hit a three-month high.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,377.12, down 49.18 points). The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings. (TSX:TGOD). Health care. Down 20 cents, or 14.39 per cent, to $1.
Corus Entertainment stock falls, analyst disappointed by pre-Christmas ad outlook

Corus Entertainment stock falls, analyst disappointed by pre-Christmas ad outlook

TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. shares dropped 11 per cent Friday after the TV, radio and studio company announced a lower profit for the fourth quarter and a disappointing preview of the pre-Christmas TV advertising season.
Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd is dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd, who led two Silicon Valley giants, has died at 62. Oracle confirmed his death Friday, but gave no cause. Hurd was on medical leave, which Oracle announced in September .
Canadian business needs Brexit certainty but Johnson plan only a start: observers

Canadian business needs Brexit certainty but Johnson plan only a start: observers

TORONTO — Experts warn that a post-Brexit United Kingdom will present Canadian business with tremendous uncertainty about billions of dollars worth of trade and investments, no matter how the British Parliament votes on Saturday.
Johnson urges support for Brexit deal before knife-edge vote

Johnson urges support for Brexit deal before knife-edge vote

LONDON — Boris Johnson worked behind the scenes Friday to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain — finally — to leave the European Union in two weeks.
China's economic slowdown deepens, weighing on global growth

China's economic slowdown deepens, weighing on global growth

BEIJING — China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in the latest quarter as a trade war with the U.S. deepened a slump that is weighing on the global economy.
IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

IMF, World Bank leaders appeal for an end to trade wars

WASHINGTON — The leaders of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank appealed to their 189 member countries on Friday to resolve widening disagreements on trade and other issues, warning that the divisions threatened to make the consequence
GM workers called back to Oshawa plant after U.S. union reaches tentative deal

GM workers called back to Oshawa plant after U.S. union reaches tentative deal

General Motors has recalled all workers to its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., after the United Auto Workers union in the U.S. reached a tentative deal earlier this week.
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