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Global Markets: China shuns Canadian canola

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 22 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Chinese importers have stopped purchasing Canadian canola, according to the Canola Council of Canada. Earlier in March China ceased imports from Richardson International, a major Canadian canola supplier, citing concerns regarded to […] Read more

Global Markets: Liberals take another hit following SNC-Lavalin

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 21 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada’s Liberal government continues to be mired in controversy following the SNC-Lavalin affair. Celina Caesar-Chavannes, MP from Whitby, Ontario, has quit the Liberal caucus and will sit as an independent. Caesar-Chavannes is […] Read more


Global Markets: Liberals announce federal budget

– Canada’s Liberal government unveiled their latest budget, which will run a deficit of about $19.3 billion. The budget includes up to $3.9 billion for dairy, egg and poultry farmers affected by recent global trade uncertainties. Conservatives criticized the Liberals for their deficit spending, as well as failing to deliver on their 2015 election promise […] Read more

Global Markets: Liberals to announce federal budget

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 19 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau will unveil the Liberal government’s latest budget today at 4 p.m. EST. Speculations as to what the budget will prioritize includes funding for broadband internet in rural […] Read more


Global Markets: Third Liberal cabinet shuffle in 2019

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 18 (MarketsFarm News) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Joyce Murray as President of the Treasury Board. This appointment filled the position left vacant by Jane Philpott. Philpott resigned on March 4, citing a “loss […] Read more

Global Markets: 49 killed in attacks at two Christchurch mosques

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 15 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Three people have been arrested by New Zealand police following mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday that killed 49 people and injured 40 others. One of the arrested was Brenton […] Read more


Global Markets: Canada prohibits Max 8, Max 9 flights

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canada is now among the dozens of countries that have temporarily prohibited Boeing 737 Max 8’s from operating over its national airspace. Federal Minister of Transport Marc Garneau made the announcement on Wednesday, […] Read more

Global Markets: Sunwing suspends Max 8 flights

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Sunwing became the first Canadian airline to suspend flights using the Boeing 737 Max 8. Late Tuesday, Sunwing cited “evolving commercial reasons” as the number of countries prohibiting Max 8’s over their national […] Read more


Global Markets: Number of Boeing 737’s grounded continues to grow

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, March 12 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Approximately 40 per cent of the Boeing 737 Max 8’s have been grounded by numerous airlines around the world as of Tuesday. The move comes after a Max 8 crashed shortly after take-off […] Read more

Global Markets: Boeing 737 Max 8 planes grounded after crash

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, March 11 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Retail sales in the United States increased by 0.2 per cent in January after falling a revised 1.6 per cent the previous month, according to updated data from the […] Read more