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Rod Nickel

Canada's Husky Energy to receive majority support in hostile MEG takeover: sources

16 Jan 2019

Husky Energy Inc expects to secure over 50 percent support from MEG Energy shareholders for Husky's C$3.3 billion ($2.5 billion) unsolicited offer to take over the rival oil producer by Wednesday's deadline, people familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Husky Energy to receive majority support in MEG takeover bid -sources

16 Jan 2019

Jan 16 Husky Energy Inc expects to secure over 50 percent support from MEG Energy shareholders for Husky's unsolicited offer to take over the rival oil producer by Wednesday's deadline, people familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Canada's oil cuts offer lifeline to producers but create new problems

16 Jan 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba The Canadian province of Alberta's OPEC-style decision to force production cuts is benefiting oil companies with higher prices, but it is also pushing capital elsewhere and threatens to undermine booming crude-by-rail shipments.

Pacific trade deal spurs Canadian farm sales to Japan as U.S. watches

10 Jan 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba At the Canadian embassy in Tokyo last month, beef promoters flew in a chef from Canada to cook New York strip steaks for hungry Japanese importers and restaurant suppliers.

RPT-Political stumbles, savvy activists knock Canada's oil sector to its knees

24 Dec 2018

* Canada nationalizes pipeline, Alberta intervenes to move crude

RPT-Political stumbles, savvy activists knock Canada's oil sector to its knees

21 Dec 2018

* Canada nationalizes pipeline, Alberta intervenes to move crude

Political stumbles, savvy activists knock Canada's oil sector to its knees

21 Dec 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/VANCOUVER A decade ago, Canada's oil sector was growing so fast it was predicted to become a global energy superpower, but a series of political missteps and formidable environmental activism has created a dysfunctional system requiring OPEC-style government intervention to move its oil to market.

Canada gives struggling oil sector C$1.6 billion boost

19 Dec 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba The Canadian government said on Tuesday that it would spend C$1.6 billion ($1.19 billion), mostly through loans, to assist the country's oil and gas industry, which has struggled to move energy to U.S. markets due to full pipelines.

Canadian grain handler Richardson to buy Conagra's Wesson cooking oil

18 Dec 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Canada's biggest grain handler, Richardson International Ltd, said on Tuesday that it had agreed to buy Wesson, a retail brand of canola and vegetable oils, from Conagra Brands Inc .

World News

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech

With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny him the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.