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TransCanada CEO hopeful on LNG, moving forward cautiously on Keystone XL

TransCanada CEO hopeful on LNG, moving forward cautiously on Keystone XL

CALGARY — The head of TransCanada Corp. said Thursday that he's still optimistic about Canada's liquefied natural gas export prospects and that the company is proceeding very carefully on its controversial Keystone XL pipeline.

Nova Scotia trade mission to China will pitch direct air link:premier

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is about to make his fifth trip to China to promote trade, saying his latest foray will be an opportunity to advance efforts for a direct air link with the economic powerhouse.
Glitch during December pricing war affected Rogers sales, CEO says

Glitch during December pricing war affected Rogers sales, CEO says

TORONTO — A technical glitch that caused delays and alienated some Rogers Communications Inc. subscribers lured some customers to its competitors during a major pre-Christmas pricing war, the company said Thursday.

Survey: Being a female artist in pop is a 'lonely' field

NEW YORK — A new survey of top pop charts over the past six years finds that men overwhelmingly dominate the ranks of artists and songwriters and that only 2 per cent of producers in music are female.
Rogers CFO: Blue Jays not for sale, but stock price doesn't reflect team's value

Rogers CFO: Blue Jays not for sale, but stock price doesn't reflect team's value

TORONTO — Executives at Rogers Communications say there's no plan to sell the Toronto Blue Jays team.
Teck says Elkview coal mine dryer out for four to six weeks after incident

Teck says Elkview coal mine dryer out for four to six weeks after incident

VANCOUVER — Teck Resources Ltd. says it will take four to six weeks to repair damage at its coal drying complex at its Elkview mine in B.C. following a "significant pressure event" earlier this month.

Statistics Canada says November retail sales up 0.2 per cent to $50.1 billion

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.2 per cent to $50.1 billion in November, boosted by higher sales at gasoline stations and electronics and appliance stores.
Dividend increases predicted as energy companies roll out rare good news reports

Dividend increases predicted as energy companies roll out rare good news reports

CALGARY — A rally in oil prices that started late last year and shows no signs of stopping in 2018 is expected to pave the way for bigger payouts for long-suffering Canadian energy investors as fourth-quarter reporting season gets underway in the nex

US's Mnuchin: 'not concerned' about near-term dollar value

DAVOS, Switzerland — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S is "not concerned" about the value of the dollar in the short-term.
Cuban state music company expands deal with Sony

Cuban state music company expands deal with Sony

HAVANA — Cuba's main state-run music company is expanding its business with entertainment giant Sony in a sign of continuing progress in U.S.-Cuban business relations.