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November 16, 2018 12:29 AM Rock cancels first two games as players, owners still in labour dispute

The Toronto Rock’s first two games of the National Lacrosse League season have been cancelled in the wake of a contract dispute between the league and its player’s association. Toronto games at Buffalo, Dec. 1, and Vancouver, Dec. 8, have scratched, the league said in a statement Thursday. According to the statement, the NLL and the player’s association 5

November 15, 2018 4:40 PM Rupert Murdoch, sons begin their goodbyes to 21st Century Fox

Now, Rupert Murdoch is midway through a dramatic downsizing of his corporate dominion. He orchestrated the sale to Disney because he feared that Fox lacked the scale to successfully compete against such technology giants as Google, Facebook and Netflix. As his son spoke, Rupert Murdoch quietly studied a briefing book atop a long rectangular table —draped 4

November 14, 2018 7:25 PM Experts warn of economic uncertainty until USMCA ratified as Dems cast doubts

WASHINGTON—Democrats are calling for tweaks to Canada’s new trade pact with the United States and Mexico as experts warn that economic uncertainty will linger until the deal is ratified in Congress. New Jersey Rep. Bill Pascrell, the presumptive next head of the influential Ways and Means Trade subcommittee, is the latest member of the newly reconfigured 6

November 14, 2018 3:15 PM Pan American Silver buying Tahoe Resources in stock-and-cash deal

VANCOUVER—Pan American Silver Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Tahoe Resources Inc. in a stock-and-cash deal it valued at more than $1 billion (U.S.). Under the friendly agreement, Tahoe shareholders will receive $3.40 in cash or 0.2403 Pan American shares for each Tahoe share. The maximum cash available under the offer is $275 million and there are 56 million 5

November 13, 2018 5:53 PM U.K. Cabinet to meet after Britain, EU reach draft Brexit deal

Even with such measures in place, the British government says leaving the EU without a deal could cause major economic disruption, with gridlock at ports and disruption to supplies of foods, goods and medicines. On Tuesday, the European Commission published a sheaf of notices outlining changes in a host of areas in the event of a no-deal Brexit. They point 7

November 13, 2018 2:02 PM DHX Media Ltd. reports first-quarter loss, revenue up from year ago

HALIFAX—DHX Media Ltd. reported a loss in its latest quarter compared with a profit a year ago as its revenue rose 5.5 per cent. The children’s entertainment company says it lost $2.4 million compared with a profit of $8.1 million a year ago, due to a larger noncontrolling interest in Peanuts and a non-cash writedown in deferred financing charges 8

November 12, 2018 10:00 AM Top court clears path for national securities regulator but political battle looms

Even though she supports Friday’s ruling as a step toward a national regulator, Anand says she’d prefer to see the draft federal legislation include an investor advisory panel, as currently exists in Ontario. “An investor advisory panel is a very important part of investor protection,” Anand said. In provinces and territories that choose to take part in a national 10

November 9, 2018 5:13 PM Trudeau’s trade talk to be tested on 10-day, three country trip

Observers say Trudeau’s biggest test will be in the last two stops. He’ll try to convince countries in the Asia-Pacific region that Canada will pay more attention to a region where trade deals often depend on personal relationships. Foreign-policy experts who keep track of Canada’s trade interests there caution that Trudeau is likely to return home with a series 17

November 9, 2018 4:09 PM TransCanada says it is committed to Keystone XL pipeline after judge orders halt

Last January, TransCanada said it had secured shipping commitments totalling roughly 500,000 barrels a day on the line, including a deal with the Alberta government to ship 50,000 barrels a day of provincially owned crude. Other Keystone XL shippers include major Calgary-based oilsands producers Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Suncor Energy Inc. and Cenovus 12

November 8, 2018 8:24 PM Energy companies roll out production cuts along with third-quarter results

Analysts estimate as much as 100,000 barrels per day is being taken offline, not enough to make a big difference in pricing as it represents only a small percentage of Canada’s overall output of about 4.6 million barrels of oil per day. Athabasca Oil Corp. says it is dialling back production at its two steam-driven oilsands projects in northern Alberta 13