Canada and US strike late-night NAFTA deal

Canada agreed late Sunday to sign on to the trade deal between the United States and Mexico, changing the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after more than a year of tough negotiations. The name of the new deal: The “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” … Or Uz-Ma-Ca , as no one will likely call it except me…. “It will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jobs and new opportunities for the nearly half

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Market Monday – International Pipeline Conference in Calgary this week

Amidst the frustration from people and businesses alike regarding Alberta’s pipeline future… ‘the show must go on’, as they say! The 12th edition of IPC (International Pipeline Conference) takes place this week in Downtown Calgary, bringing in companies and leaders from Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Finland, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Canada and the United States and more!  This year focuses on a series of topics, from Safety, to maintenance, offshore and environmental measures will all highlight

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Market Monday – Anti Trans Mountain protesters expect more protests and arrests – Enbridge opens first North America hydrogen storage facility

From March of 2018 to the beginning of July, 211 people were arrested for breaking a court-ordered injunction at Kinder Morgan’s work sites. Calgary, July 15, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – Kinder Morgan has their Second Quarter conference call this week, as protests are unlikely to stop. Although arrests are down… After the busy month of April — protest related arrests hit a peak of 170 in one week (Including Elizabeth May)— there have only been a few

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Greyhound To Downsize Its Canadian Passenger Business to just ONTARIO AND QUEBEC – Trudeau, McKenna and David Suzuki want me to now WALK to Vancouver

Decision based on factors including “… regulatory constraints, and INCREASED CAR TRAVEL” Calgary, July 9, 2018  –  The liberal UTOPIA of all of us riding buses, walking to work, or riding our bikes to Nunavit may be slipping away. But first… Some quick facts… Ontario and Quebec will see the LEAST amount of Change… while Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are … umm… SENT TO A FARM UP-STATE Effective October 31, 2018 the route information is as follows: British Columbia –

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Market Monday – US Crude Prices rise to 2014 levels

Global Instability is causing Crude price levels to rise and rise. US and IRAN deals being a big one, but Canada is not immune. Crude prices hit above $70 US per barrel for the first time in a long time. November 2014, actually. Obviously there are many factors in the price, but a big one is the expectation that US President Donald Trump will abandon the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal. This deal actually allowed Iran

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