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Iraq to receive bids for developing oil, gas fields in June

BAGHDAD — Iraq says it will start receiving bids next June for projects to develop nine oil and gas fields in an attempt by the war-ravaged nation to boost energy revenues.
HBC says it has strong shareholder support for Rhone Capital investment deal

HBC says it has strong shareholder support for Rhone Capital investment deal

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. says shareholders representing almost two-thirds of its outstanding common shares have confirmed their support for the company's deal with Rhone Capital.
Tens of thousands stranded as Bali volcano closes airport

Tens of thousands stranded as Bali volcano closes airport

KARANGASEM, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities raised the alert for a rumbling volcano on Bali to the highest level on Monday, stranding tens of thousands of travellers as ash clouds forced the closure of the tourist island's international airport.

Irish heap pressure on Britain on post-Brexit border

LONDON — Ireland's European commissioner on Sunday pressured British Prime Minister Theresa May to change course on Brexit talks to solve the issue of the post-Brexit border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland so stalled negotiations
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Four out of the Big Five reporting Fourth-quarter and year-end earnings will be published next week for CIBC, Royal Bank, TD Bank and Scotia Bank.
Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

NEW YORK — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. A better economy and colder weather helped, to be sure.
Rock slide derails CP Rail freight train in B.C.'s Fraser Canyon

Rock slide derails CP Rail freight train in B.C.'s Fraser Canyon

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Environment Ministry says a rock slide north of Hope derailed a freight train and led to a fuel spill in the Fraser River.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's pro-pipeline tour well-received in Calgary

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's pro-pipeline tour well-received in Calgary

CALGARY — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took her pro-pipeline tour to the heart of the energy industry in Calgary today where she urged business leaders not to let up on the message that Canada's climate progress depends on pipeline progress.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,108.09, up 33.79 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Up 50 cents, or 7.42 per cent, to $7.24 on 19.8 million shares.

North American markets up in broad advance, as price of oil rallies nearly US$1

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index moved up modestly Friday, as U.S. stocks set more records in quiet post-U.S. Thanksgiving holiday trading. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index gained 33.79 points to 16,108.