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Global Markets: Bitcoin dropping sharply

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 20 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has endorsed the Brexit transition plan put forward by United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May. “We welcome the transition arrangements in the withdrawal […] Read more

Prairie wheats up with weaker Loonie

By Glen Hallick, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 19 (CNS Canada) – Wheat bids in Western Canada were up for the week ended Nov. 16, as a weaker Canadian dollar supported prices. Average Canada Western Red Spring (13.5% CWRS) wheat prices were up, increasing by as much as C$3 per tonne, according to price […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 19 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is slightly down Monday morning. At 8:32 CST Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7580 or C$1.3189, which compares with Friday’s North American close of US$0.7602 or C$1.3154. Oil prices Monday morning are slightly down. West Texas Intermediate crude this […] Read more

Global Markets: Iran vows to maintain oil exports

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 19 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech Monday that the country will continue to export oil despite sanctions put on by the United States. He described the U.S. […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 16 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is slightly up Friday morning. At 8:46 CST Friday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7609 or C$1.3137, which compares with Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7575 or C$1.3202. Ontario Minister of Finance Victor Fedeli said yesterday in his Fall Economic […] Read more

Global Markets: Blackberry to make largest acquisition in seven years

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 16, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Jason Kenny, leader of the United Conservative Party, and the biggest political rival to Alberta’s premier, has announced that he doesn’t support a government-mandated cut in crude production; instead he […] Read more


Producers vulnerable to cyber attacks

By Glen Hallick, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Nov. 16 (CNS) Phishing attacks, data theft and data manipulation are a few of the dangers producers, as well as, everyone else faces, when using digital technology. Two experts on the subject, Adrienne Ehrhardt of Michael Best and Friedrich LLP and Doug Tait of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman […] Read more

Global Markets: Canada Post gives “time-limited” offer to employees

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 15, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Canada Post has issued a “time-limited” contract offer to its employees to end the rotating strikes. The four-year offer includes an annual two per cent wage hike and signing bonuses […] Read more


Global Markets: Calgary says no to Winter Olympics

By Commodity News Services Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Calgarians voted no in a referendum Tuesday to the city placing a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics Games. The no side received more than 56 per cent of […] Read more

Global Markets: Rotating postal strikes enter fifth week

By Commodity News Services Canada WINNIPEG, Nov. 13 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Little progress was made over the weekend in the Canada Post labour dispute, now in its fifth week, as rotating strikes continue across the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […] Read more