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at 00:23 on August 01, 2015, EDT.
No deal: Countries leave Hawaii without 12-nation trade agreement
Prime Minister Stephen Harper was prepared to make a triumphant announcement Friday night about Canada joining the largest free-trade zone in history, and use that as a launchpad into an anticipated weekend election call.
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at 17:34 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Lower dollar could give Maple Leaf Foods a leg up on U.S. competitors: executive
TORONTO - Executives at Maple Leaf Foods are optimistic about the benefits a weaker Canadian dollar could have on its meats business.
at 17:31 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Toronto stock market higher on materials stocks, Canadian dollar slips
TORONTO - The Toronto Stock Exchange closed higher on Friday as strength in the materials and financials sectors overcame another decline in oil prices.
at 17:17 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Ministers, Tory MPs pledge new cash, recycle old promises as election looms
OTTAWA - Federal cabinet ministers have made almost $1.6 billion in spending promises in the last two days, as the hours tick down to an expected election call.
at 17:10 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Province approves new gold and silver mine in northwestern B.C.
VANCOUVER - Construction will begin soon on a new gold and silver mine in northwestern British Columbia.
Most actively traded companies on the TSX
Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
at 16:35 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Imperial Oil second-quarter profits drop by 90 per cent on oil slide
CALGARY - Imperial Oil's (TSX:IMO) profits plunged 90 per cent during the second quarter thanks to a sharp drop in oil prices.
at 16:25 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
'A sour result' as economy shrank in May, fifth consecutive monthly decline
OTTAWA - The Canadian economy contracted in May, the fifth consecutive monthly decrease, increasing the possibility the country slipped into a recession in the first half of the year.
at 16:18 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Energy East pipeline will cost more than $12 billion, TransCanada says
CALGARY - It's looking like the Energy East project is going to get more expensive.
Enbridge expects Line 9B pipeline testing to wrap up by year-end
CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. says it expects integrity testing on its Line 9B pipeline between southern Ontario and Montreal to wrap up by year-end.
at 16:14 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
Ottawa closes sale of Canadian Wheat Board, name changes to G3 Canada Ltd
EDMONTON - The federal government has closed the book on the agency that once marketed almost all the grain produced by western Canadian farmers.
at 16:02 on July 31, 2015, EDT.
For first time, online viewers won't miss Super Bowl TV ads, under new ad-sale policy from CBS
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.
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