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Notley, Kenney outline starkly different visions at Lethbridge rallies

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — N-D-P Leader Rachel Notley and United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney both spoke to crowds in Lethbridge, Alta., last night with a common message — voters will have a stark choice on election day.
Oil prices, Alberta election call cloud Stampede chuckwagon auction expectations

Oil prices, Alberta election call cloud Stampede chuckwagon auction expectations

CALGARY — Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas auction tonight.
Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

HOUSTON — Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that had burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and led to concerns about air quality among some residents and environmental groups despite reassurances from officials that t
UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30

UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30

LONDON — Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May hit the pause button Wednesday, asking the bloc to postpone the U.K.
Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

Survey: Top CEOs report weaker economic outlook for 1Q

WASHINGTON — Top U.S. CEOs reported Wednesday that their economic outlook weakened in the first three months of the year although it remains above its historical average.

Gunmen fire on uranium convoy in Brazil; no injuries

RIO DE JANEIRO — Gunmen fired on a convoy transporting uranium fuel to a Brazilian nuclear plant as it drove past a rough neighbourhood in the state of Rio de Janeiro, but the company operating the plant said the attack didn't appear to be related to

Federal Reserve foresees no interest rate hikes in 2019

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and projected no rate hikes this year, reflecting a dimmer view of the economy as growth weakens in the United States and abroad.
Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign

Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign

LETHBRIDGE, Alta.
CP Rail designates first woman to head railway's board of directors

CP Rail designates first woman to head railway's board of directors

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway has selected the first woman to head the board of directors of the country's second-largest railway.
TSX falls again despite rise in crude and dovish tone from Federal Reserve

TSX falls again despite rise in crude and dovish tone from Federal Reserve

TORONTO — Canada's main stock market dipped again Wednesday despite crude oil surpassing US$60 a barrel and the Federal Reserve's more dovish tone.