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Global Markets: U.S. charges against Meng to be resolved

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will appear virtually in a federal court to resolve charges filed in the United States against her, a source told Reuters. Meng was arrested at Vancouver International Airport in December 2018 […] Read more

Global Markets: Canadian retail sales rebound

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – After retail sales declined in early summer, Statistics Canada reported on Wednesday the value of receipts in Canada increased 2.1 per cent in August to C$57 billion. In July, sales went down 0.6 per cent. Retail sales are […] Read more





Global Markets: Canadians go to the polls

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – For the first time in two years, Canadians will go to the polls to elect Members of Parliament in the 44th Canadian general election on Monday. Writs of election were issued by Governor General Mary Simon on Aug. […] Read more

Global Markets: COVID-19 vaccines given brand names

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Health Canada announced on Thursday it has approved brand names for the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca. The Pfizer vaccine will now be known as Comirnaty, the Moderna vaccine will go by SpikeVax, and the AstraZeneca […] Read more


Global Markets: Alberta implements COVID-19 measures

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced on Wednesday the province will immediately implement new measures to combat COVID-19 including restrictions on gatherings and a proof-of-vaccination program to enter certain businesses and public buildings. The province has also declared a […] Read more

Global Markets: Inflation rises to highest level since 2003

Reading Time: 2 minutes WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Inflation in Canada has accelerated, reaching its highest point in 18 years. Statistics Canada reported Wednesday morning that the consumer price index (CPI) jumped 4.1 per cent in August from a year earlier, slightly higher than economists’ predictions […] Read more


Global Markets: Hurricane Nicholas makes landfall

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Hurricane Nicholas, which has since been downgraded as a tropical storm, made landfall in Texas early Tuesday morning. The system is expected to bring up to 50 centimetres of rain, winds up to 110 kilometres per hour, and […] Read more

Global Markets: Advanced polling ends tonight

Reading Time: < 1 minute WINNIPEG – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Voters looking to cast their ballot in the Canadian federal election in person ahead of time will only have one more chance to do so before advance polls end at 9 p.m. local time Monday night, one week […] Read more