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December 14, 2018 4:24 PM Tories could recall legislature over Christmas to zap power workers’ strike

The Progressive Conservative government is prepared to recall the legislature to impose back-to-work legislation to short circuit power workers from shutting down half of Ontario’s electricity system, the Star has learned. Concerned about job action from the Power Workers’ Union after it rejected Ontario Power Generation’s final contract offer, the government 7

December 12, 2018 5:19 PM Residential condo tower part of new Mount Royal Village development

A $120-million, 34-storey condo will be part of the ongoing multi-million dollar mixed-use redevelopment of Mount Royal Village. Vancouver-based Embassy BOSA will build 223 upscale residences in The Royal tower in partnership with First Capital Realty. The project will include 90,000 square feet of retail and office space anchored by a high-end grocery 8

December 10, 2018 4:27 PM Alberta’s finance minister says Quebec premier lacks understanding of energy industry

OTTAWA—Alberta’s finance minister says Quebec’s resistance to a pipeline carrying western Canadian oil across its territory shows the provincial premier’s lack of understanding about the Alberta energy industry. Speaking ahead of a federal-provincial finance ministers’ meeting today in Ottawa, Joe Ceci argues Alberta has been innovative in removing carbon 8

December 8, 2018 8:49 PM Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard vs. Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo should be fun to watch

It’s still far too early to start thinking about awards and honours, but fleeting thoughts about all-star and all-NBA and, yes, most valuable player awards aren’t far away. “The guy, he’s talented, man,” Raptors teammate Pascal Siakam said of Leonard. “I think people forgot that a little bit, how talented he is, the things he can do at the level he can do them at. “Not just (score) 7

December 7, 2018 2:31 PM Gains abroad extend the record earnings streak at Canadian banks

Canada’s eight big banks extended their record earnings streak this year, posting a 7.5 per cent jump in annual profit fuelled by operations outside their home turf. Net income for the companies totalled C$45.9 billion ($34.3 billion U.S.) in the fiscal year ended Oct. 31. Toronto-Dominion Bank and Bank of Montreal profited from their U.S. consumer-lending 9

December 6, 2018 2:36 PM Canadian trade deficit grew in October as oil prices weighed on exports

Total exports fell 1.2 per cent in October to $49.3 billion, despite increases in seven of 11 sections, as exports of energy products fell 12.4 per cent to $8.8 billion in October, due in large part to a 15.4 per cent drop in crude oil prices. Exports excluding energy products were up 1.6 per cent. Total imports fell 0.6 per cent to $50.5 billion in October 11

December 5, 2018 6:29 PM Oilsands crisis hits home as Canadian Natural cuts spending

The oilsands producer, which is projecting 2019 output equivalent to as much as 1.12 million barrels of crude a day, is the first major Canadian energy company to announce its spending plans for next year. With Western Canada’s pipelines overflowing, its crude selling at deep discounts and the province of Alberta mandating industry-wide production cuts, the company’s 18

December 5, 2018 4:42 PM Canada’s main stock index up sharply with U.S. markets closed, loonie falls

Canada’s main stock index was up sharply Wednesday morning, with the energy and mining sectors leading the advance. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 157.68 points at 15,221.27, making up for some of the 211-point drop it experienced Tuesday. In New York, stock markets were closed Wednesday to mark the death of former president George H.W. Bush last week. The Canadian 11

December 3, 2018 6:15 PM Canadian heavy crude surges after Alberta imposes cuts

Alberta announced late Sunday that oil producers will have to collectively cut output by 325,000 barrels a day, or 8.7 per cent, starting in January to alleviate rising inventories and pipeline bottlenecks. The reduction would drop to 95,000 barrels a day by the end of next year. A surge of production from oilsands projects such as Suncor Energy Inc.’s Fort Hills 14

December 1, 2018 4:52 PM Overflowing oil production continues to dampen oilpatch outlook, prices

Upgraded synthetic crude from oilsands mines was selling at an $18.50 (U.S.) discount to WTI (it typically trades near par) and Edmonton light oil was receiving about a $23 discount (U.S.), although it is of similar quality to WTI. In an update report on Nov. 21, Scotiabank analysts said the wider-than-usual discounts will cost the Western Canadian oil industry 12