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Business News Advisory – CP

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2015367 Views

Source: The Canadian Press
Nov 6, 2015 9:14

FRIDAY, NOV. 6, 2015

BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the CP Business Department’s early plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email Business Editor Lee-Anne Goodman at lee-anne.goodman?thecanadianpress.com, Assistant Business Editor Tara Brautigam at tara.brautigam?thecanadianpress.com, or the department at business?thecanadianpress.com. We can also be reached at 416-507-2138.

COVERING

Andy Blatchford is reporting on the monthly jobs report. Short stories have moved.

David Friend will develop our story on the BlackBerry Priv, which goes on sale today.

Lauren Krugel will have a story about a carbon capture plant in Alberta.

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NEWS NOW:

Canada gains 44,400 jobs in October

Statcan-Jobs

OTTAWA _ The country’s labour force ballooned by 44,400 net jobs last month thanks to a surge in temporary public-administration work likely generated by the federal election, Statistics Canada says.The agency’s latest job-market report also said Friday that the increase helped push October’s unemployment rate down one tenth of a percentage point to seven per cent. Moves National and Business; guard against duplication; will be updated; with vars Statcan-Jobs

_ See also US-Economy.

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Benefits of Liberal tax plan up for debate

Liberals-Tax-Policy

OTTAWA _ As the Liberals rush to fulfil their headline election vow to siphon more from the rich to give to the middle class, it remains up for debate just how much the plan will help Canada’s limping economy.Experts say the Trudeau government should have little trouble meeting its self-imposed Jan. 1 deadline to rejig tax brackets as a way to ease the load on middle-income earners. PHOTO. Moves Business and National; guard against duplication. 580 words. By Andy Blatchford.

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BlackBerry’s Android-powered Priv goes on sale

BlackBerry-Priv

TORONTO _ The stakes are high for BlackBerry as its first Android-powered device goes on sale today.The release of the BlackBerry Priv could mark a pivotal moment for the smartphone maker as it tries to turn around its money-losing hardware division. PHOTO. Moves National and Business, please guard against duplication. Will be updated. By David Friend.

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Suncor-COS battle heads to regulator on Nov. 26

Suncor-COS-Battle

CALGARY _ The battle between Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU) and Canadian Oil Sands (TSX:COS) heads to the Alberta Securities Commission on Nov. 26.Suncor has asked the provincial regulator to dismantle one of the anti-takeover measures adopted by COS directors so that COS shareholders can decide for themselves whether to accept a deal announced on Oct. 5. 210 words.

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Goldman Sachs block of Valeant shares

Valeant-CEO

LAVAL _ Valeant Pharmaceutcals International (TSX:VRX) says a block of its shares was sold Thursday by Goldman Sachs to repay US$100-million in loans that the investment bank made to Valeant’s chairman and chief executive, J. Michael Pearson.The Quebec-based company says the loan had been previously disclosed to shareholders in regulatory documents filed last year and permitted by Valeant’s board of directors. Will be updated.

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Mine dams burst in Brazil; 1 dead, homes covered in mud

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MARIANA _ Brazilian rescuers searched feverishly Friday for possible survivors after two dams burst at an iron ore mine in a southeastern mountainous area. Authorities said one person was killed, four were injured and 13 were missing.The Thursday afternoon rupture unleashed a mix of water and ore mining residue on a small village 7 kilometres (4 miles) downhill. Images from Globo TV showed the area awash in a sea of clay-red mud that tossed cars on their sides and blanketed buildings. PHOTO.

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China to resume IPOs as it winds down emergency measures

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BEIJING _ China is resuming initial public stock offerings as it winds down emergency measures imposed to stop a market plunge, a government spokesman was quoted by state media as saying Friday.Regulators suspended IPOs in July after China’s main market index plunged 30 per cent from its June 12 peak. That disrupted fundraising plans for dozens of companies.

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CALENDAR:

CHINA _ B.C. Premier Christy Clark and International Trade Minister Teresa Wat lead a trade mission in China, making stops in Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Through Nov. 7.

CHINA _ Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne leads a trade mission in China, with stops in Nanjing, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong. Through Nov. 14.

DEDHAM, MA. _ Atlantic Power Corp. discusses third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-284-3684, passcode: 2718429. Go to www.atlanticpower.com for the webcast. (8:30 a.m.)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. _ Fortis Inc., one of Canada’s largest utility companies, releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m. Dial 1-877-223-4471 or go to www.fortisinc.com for the webcast.

DARTMOUTH, N.S. _ Members of the ONE Nova Scotia Coalition on the economy to release their collaborative action plan. (Technical briefing at 8:20 a.m.) (9 a.m. at Nova Scotia Community College Waterfront Campus)

CHARLOTTETOWN _ Leading representatives from academia, government and industry gather for “The American Lobster in a Changing Ecosystem II: A U.S.-Canada Lobster Symposium.” Through Nov. 6. (The Rodd Charlottetown Hotel)

xy-CHARLOTTETOWN _ Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil meets with Prince Edward Island Premier Wade MacLauchlan and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant. A photo opportunity will take place at 2:30 p.m. (Robert Dickie Room) followed by a media availability at 3:45 p.m. (Tupper Room). (P.E.I. Convention Centre, 18 Queen St.)

MONTREAL _ Members of the so-called common front of Quebec labour unions demonstrate before a hotel where Treasury Board President Martin Coiteux is scheduled to give a speech. (6:30 a.m. at Mont-Royal Club, 1175 Sherbrooke St. W.)

QUEBEC CITY, Que. _ The so-called Common Front of Quebec unions will react to a new contract offer expected from the Quebec government on Friday. (11:30 a.m. at Press Gallery, Jacques-L’Archeveque Room, Andre-Laurendeau Building)

x-OTTAWA _ Statistics Canada releases labour force survey for October and building permits for September. (8:30 a.m. at www.statcan.gc.ca)

OTTAWA _ The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada holds its 96th Annual General Meeting under the theme Restoring the Balance. (9:15 a.m. at Delta Ottawa City Centre, 101 Lyon St)

OTTAWA _ The Economic Club of Canada holds an armchair discussion on energy development in Canada. Panellists include: Brian Ferguson (Cenovus Energy), Jean Paul Gladu (Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business) and Brenda Kenny (Canadian Energy Pipeline Association). (11:30 a.m. at Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau St.)

OTTAWA _ Panel discussion on the future of NATO titled “Back to the Future?” Panellists include: Ted Whiteside (NATO), Sean Maloney (Royal Military College), Paul Robinson (University of Ottawa), moderated by Stephanie Levitz (The Canadian Press). (7 p.m. at National Art Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Drive)

GATINEAU, Que. _ The CRTC holds a public hearing to review the structure and mandate of the commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services. (9 a.m. at Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Outaouais Room)

OAKVILLE, Ont. _ Algonquin Power and Utilities Corp. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-530-1553, passcode: 797053. (10 a.m.)

TORONTO _ TMX Group Ltd., which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-888-231-8191 or go to www.tmx.com for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Canadian auto parts company Martinrea International Inc. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-866-225-2055. (8 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Base metals miner HudBay Minerals Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-530-1554 or go to http://www.hudbayminerals.com/ for the webcast. (10 a.m.)

TORONTO _ Deputy Premier Deb Matthews speaks about October job numbers. (10:30 a.m. at Media Studio, Ontario Legislature, Queen’s Park)

TORONTO _ Broker and investment dealer GMP Capital Inc. releases
third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference
call at 10 a.m. Dial 1-866-225-0198 or go to
http://gmpcapital.com/Investor-Relations/Quarterly-Information for
the webcast.

CALGARY _ Bankers Petroleum Ltd. releases third-quarter results. (5 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Pembina Pipeline Corp. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter reuslts. Dial 647-427-7450 or 888-231-8191. (8 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Inter Pipeline Ltd. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-800-355-4959 or go to www.interpipeline.com for the webcast. (9 a.m.)

CALGARY _ Oil and gas producer Enerplus Corp. releases third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. Dial 647-427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191.

CALGARY _ Oil and gas producer Baytex Energy Corp. releases
third-quarter results prior to markets open followed by a conference
call at 9 a.m. Dial 1-866-225-2055 or go to
http://www.gowebcasting.com/6965 for the webcast.

EDMONTON _ AutoCanada Inc., Canada’s largest publicly traded auto dealership owner and operator, holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-888-231-8191. (9 a.m.)

EDMONTON _ Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. holds a conference call to discuss third-quarter results. Dial 1-800-396-7098. (9 a.m.)

WINNIPEG _ Transit bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries Inc.
holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191
or go to
http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e

http://e for the webcast. (8 a.m.)

WINNIPEG _ Industrial and retail property owner Artis REIT holds
a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-390-0546 or go
to
http://www.artisreit.com/investor-link/conference-callspresentations
h for the webcast. (12 p.m.)

SURREY, B.C. _ SFU President Andrew Petter explains the university’s innovation strategy to create jobs and address social issues. (11:30 a.m. at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue)

x-VANCOUVER _ The Canadian Union of Public Employees holds its national convention. Through Nov. 6. Federal New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair speaks to the convention at 11 a.m. (Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place)

VANCOUVER _ Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-888-231-8191, passcode: 65910454 or go to www.rbauction.com/investors for the webcast. (7 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ Lumber company Interfor Corp. holds a third-quarter earnings conference call. Dial 1-866-233-4795. (8 a.m.)

VANCOUVER _ More than 800 hundred New Democrats from around the province will gather for the BC NDP convention. Through Nov. 8. (4:30 p.m. at Westin Bayshore Hotel, 1601 Bayshore Dr.)

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THE CANADIAN PRESS

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