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Failure of MEG takeover deal is 'credit positive' for Husky, says agency

Failure of MEG takeover deal is 'credit positive' for Husky, says agency

CALGARY — Shares in oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp. continued to slide Friday after a credit rating agency said rival Husky Energy Inc.'s failure to consummate a hostile takeover bid was actually "credit positive" for Husky. After falling 35.
Human rights groups set to protest controversial Google project in China

Human rights groups set to protest controversial Google project in China

TORONTO — Canadian Google offices are expected to face protests Friday from human rights activists hoping to force the tech giant to confirm it has cancelled a controversial project with the Chinese government.
Federal Appeal Court upholds decision on CN damages to grain shipping company

Federal Appeal Court upholds decision on CN damages to grain shipping company

MONTREAL — The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that found the courts have jurisdiction to determine the damages Canadian National Railway Co.

Alaska fashion show changes theme after airline objects

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council changed the theme of its annual fashion show following a complaint by Alaska Airlines.
Inflation accelerates as higher airfares, vegetable prices offset cheaper gas

Inflation accelerates as higher airfares, vegetable prices offset cheaper gas

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate saw an unexpected acceleration to two per cent last month as higher costs for airfares and fresh vegetables offset cheaper prices at the pump, Statistics Canada said Friday.
Manufacturing surge pushes industrial production up 0.3 pct

Manufacturing surge pushes industrial production up 0.3 pct

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production increased 0.3 per cent in December, led by the biggest surge in manufacturing in ten months. The Federal Reserve said Friday that that manufacturing output jumped 1.
Paying down debt should be priority for low income workers, say experts

Paying down debt should be priority for low income workers, say experts

TORONTO — Investment planning can often be seen as a luxury for the financially stable but advisers say that it's especially important for those who are starting out in their careers or are struggling with debt.

Here's a list of December inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says.

Here's a list December inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 0.5 per cent (0.8) — Prince Edward Island: 1.3 (1.
May's foes gather as Britain's Brexit stalemate drags on

May's foes gather as Britain's Brexit stalemate drags on

LONDON — Talks to end Britain's Brexit stalemate appeared deadlocked Friday, with neither Prime Minister Theresa May nor the main opposition leader shifting from their entrenched positions.
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