Monthly Archives: January 2018

Toronto still in the running for Amazon HQ2

Toronto's status as the lone Canadian contender in the race to land Amazon's second North American headquarters could give the city a competitive advantage, one of the key players behind the bid said on Thursday.

Former TD Bank CEO Ed Clark, who helped spearhead Toronto's proposal to host the multibillion-dollar headquarters, dubbed HQ2, said the city...

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NAFTA uncertainty affects investment: Morneau

TORONTO — Bill Morneau says he understands the uncertainty surrounding NAFTA might be causing some companies to hesitate in making investment decisions.

The federal finance minister made the comments today when asked about the Bank of Canada's warning this week that elevated uncertainty over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement would drive down...

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NAFTA ministers attending longer round

WASHINGTON — The ministers leading the effort to forge a new North American Free Trade Agreement will gather for a longer-than-expected round of talks next week as negotiations enter a sensitive political period with big decisions looming.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, American counterpart Robert Lighthizer and Mexico's Ildefonso Guajardo will be on hand Jan. 29...

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North American markets pull back, loonie down

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index fell moderately Thursday, as Wall Street pulled back from the record highs it set the day before.

The S&P/TSX composite index was down 42.23 points to 16,284.47, as the base metals, gold and energy sectors lost ground.

Shares of Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE) were down $1.29, or 6.77 per cent, to...

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