UPDATE 1-Canada's Cenovus finishes main divesture plans with Weyburn sale (CVE, WCP, COP, TRP)
Canada's Cenovus Energy Inc has reached a deal to sell its Weyburn oil facility for C$940 million ($738.53 million), the company said on Monday, completing its main divesture plans. Weyburn, to be sold to the western Canadian energy company Whitecap Resources Inc, is the last of four main assets for which Cenovus has reached agreements to sell to pay down debt incurred in the C$16.8 billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips assets this year. The Weyburn sale would bring Cenovus' asset sale proceeds to just under C$4 billion, compared with its target of C$4 billion to C$5 billion in asset sales.
Toys 'R' Us Canada Plans Hiring Spree After Creditor Protection Toys "R" Us Canada may have followed its U.S. parent company into creditor protection this week, but the company is planning a hiring spree for the holiday shopping period all the same. "We are preparing for the busy holiday season as planned, which includes hiring seasonal employees," said Clint Gaudry, vice-president of marketing and store planning for Toys "R" Us Canada. The company did not say how many people it plans to hire in Canada.
Canada Plans Economic Update Next Week Canada to Deliver Economic Update Next Week
Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will deliver the government’s fall economic update on November 12 in Toronto.
Cenovus process for laying off hundreds called 'demoralizing' by ex-employee
Cenovus layoff procedure 'demoralizing,' says former employee
Government still can't say when legal pot goes on sale in Canada It's expected to get the legalization bill before Christmas, but already some senators are warning that they may not be done debating, studying and amending it in time for the July 2018 target. "There are 95 senators and as many opinions" on legalization, said Conservative Sen. Ghislain Maltais. A second bill on impaired driving is also an important part of the Liberals' legalization plan.
UPDATE 1-Cenovus posts smaller loss as production more than doubles (CVE, COP)
Don't like the 'O Canada' change? 'Everyone would've rejected' Canada's first anthem The Senate of Canada passed a bill Wednesday that would see the words to “O Canada” change from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” Photo from . Canada is one step closer to having a gender-neutral national anthem, but not everyone’s on board. On Wednesday, the Senate passed a bill that would see the words to “O Canada” change from “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” The only thing left for this tweak to become law is the formal step of royal assent from the Governor General.
UPDATE 1-Cenovus taps TransCanada veteran Alex Pourbaix for CEO role (CVE, TRP)
UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay, RioCan exploring sale of downtown Vancouver store (REI.)
Cenovus Buys Crude-by-Rail Terminal in Western Canada Cenovus Buys Crude-by-Rail Terminal in Canada
The oil sands producer said it would buy a railroad-loading terminal to ship crude in a move aimed at coping with limited pipeline capacity.
Cenovus Energy Plans Share Offering Cenovus Energy Plans Share Offering
Cenovus Energy said it plans to raise at least 1.5 billion Canadian dollars ($1.21 billion) through a share offering to help fund its growth projects.
'Jungle Book' update from 'Breathe' director Andy Serkis in Toronto Andy Serkis, in Toronto for directorial debut 'Breathe,' shares an update on his 'Jungle Book,' with Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch
Trudeau's invite to East Asia Summit proof 'Canada's back,' Freeland says
'You've got to bring some kind of light to bear': Canada's poet laureate stops in Yellowknife George Elliott Clarke may be in the final weeks of his two-year term as Canada's parliamentary poet laureate, but his enthusiasm for the position hasn't waned. "Poets are about dreams," said Clarke from Toronto, hours before heading to Yellowknife for a weekend trip organized by writing collective NorthWords. Clarke is in Yellowknife for two days, holding workshops for local writers.
'We're writing history': Canada's 1st trans mayor elected in village west of Montreal
Francois Girard's 'Hochelaga' is Canada's pick for best foreign-language film The timing could not have been better for historical drama "Hochelaga, Land of Souls," which is Canada's pick for the best foreign-language film category at next year's Oscars. Telefilm Canada announced Monday in Montreal that the movie by director Francois Girard will be submitted for consideration.
'A painful chapter of Canada's history': Read the PM's apology for N.L. residential schools
Justin Trudeau's UN Speech Outlines Canada's 'Humiliation' Of Indigenous Peoples Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used the brightest stage in international politics to shine a light on the darkest corners of Canada's story on Thursday, devoting a speech at the United Nations General Assembly to the plight of Canada's Indigenous peoples. "There are, today, children living on reserve in Canada who cannot safely drink, or bathe in, or even play in the water that comes out of their taps.
'We weren't ready' to close deal: Trudeau defends Canada's actions on TPP
Donald Trump's new ambassador to Canada: I'm a 'listener,' Knight Craft says Donald Trump's new ambassador to Canada says she intends to represent the president's agenda with a style that appears, at first glance, to be gentler than that of her unapologetically pugnacious boss. Kelly Knight Craft spoke with CTV News about her plans for the job in her first Canadian interview airing Wednesday, the day after she was sworn in at the White House. ''This is a country that promotes freedom of speech,'' Knight Craft said, when asked about the issue.
Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital says it plans to create 'world's leading' MS centre A Toronto hospital says it plans to create the world's leading treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis. St. Michael's Hospital says the BARLO MS Centre will occupy the entire top two floors — about 2,300 square metres — of a 17-storey tower under construction at the downtown Toronto facility. The hospital says it already has the largest multiple sclerosis clinic in Canada, with about 7,000 patients, and is home to some of the world's leading MS clinicians and researchers.
Canada's Justin Trudeau on President Trump: 'He's authentic' The Canadian prime minister shared his thoughts on Trump and NAFTA during an interview with the Skimm.
Azealia Banks Accuses Cardi B of Being a 'Poor Man's Nicki' (UPDATE) Azealia Banks took to Twitter to give her opinion of Cardi B, who she says is a "poor man's Nicki."
Steve Bannon vows to 'light up' Mitch McConnell and 'screw up' Chinese trade plans Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, has said he intends to "light up" Mitch McConnell, the Republican senate leader. Mr Bannon also said he was relishing his return to the news website Breitbart because in the White House he had "influence," but at Breitbart he has "power". In an interview with The Economist, Mr Bannon vowed to support President Donald Trump, but also to pursue his agenda of economic nationalism. He told the magazine: "“We will never turn on him. But we are never going to
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