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Hostile Husky takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposed

Hostile Husky takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposed

CALGARY — A CIBC oil and gas analyst says the recent deterioration in crude oil prices makes it unlikely that a better offer will emerge to force Husky Energy Inc. to sweeten its hostile takeover bid for an oilsands rival.
Richardson International has deal to buy Wesson oil from Conagra Brands

Richardson International has deal to buy Wesson oil from Conagra Brands

WINNIPEG — Richardson International Ltd. says it has an agreement with Conagra Brands Inc. to purchase cooking oil brand Wesson and a U.S. production facility for an undisclosed price.
Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 10-16

Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 10-16

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 10-16. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, NBC, 18.12 million. 2. NFL Football: L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, Fox, 17.41 million.
Football dominates television viewing as holiday nears

Football dominates television viewing as holiday nears

NEW YORK — Professional football is the lifeblood of live television this time of year. And it illustrated its dominance in the ratings last week.
TSX rebounds despite crude prices slipping again to 15-month low

TSX rebounds despite crude prices slipping again to 15-month low

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rebounded Tuesday from three days of losses even though oil prices fell deeply to a 15-month low on concerns about a glut of energy. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 54.24 points at 14,416.

Mid-sized Whitecap Resources unveils cautious $450-million capital budget

CALGARY — Oil and gas producer Whitecap Resources Inc.

OSC approves $30M settlement with Katanga over failed DRC risk disclosure

TORONTO — Katanga Mining Ltd.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (14,416.89, up 54.24 points ). Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down nine cents, or 4.46 per cent to $1.93 on 17.4 million shares.
Some advertisers leave Carlson show after immigrant comments

Some advertisers leave Carlson show after immigrant comments

ATLANTA — Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson's show following his remarks that immigrants could make the U.S. "poorer and dirtier.
Proposed class action launched against cannabis producer Aphria Inc.

Proposed class action launched against cannabis producer Aphria Inc.

TORONTO — Law firm Koskie Minsky LLP says it has filed a proposed class action against cannabis company Aphria Inc. and its chief executive and financial officers after the company was targeted by short-sellers.