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November 6, 2018
ViCas - BB1

U.S. midterms: What to watch

This election is a referendum on the first two years of the Trump presidency, and it will have far-reaching ramifications.

Canada could ratify new NAFTA even if U.S. tariffs stay put: Trudeau

An end to tariffs on steel and aluminum was not part of the USMCA.

Doug Ford shuffles cabinet months into mandate

The move comes extremely early on in the Ford regime, and the opposition is painting it as a sign of weakness.

Business leaders meet with Trudeau to discuss corporate tax reform, pay equity

Prime minister says Canada's current rates continue to be competitive; corporations look at other criteria when deciding where to invest.

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Cameco’s asset plan: How Brad Owen’s team reduced mine costs

Cigar Lake uranium mine gets a strong start with a focused lubrication strategy. » Read more

Global economy at stage where stimulus can be 'steadily withdrawn': Poloz

Bank of Canada signals it will gradually raise benchmark interest rate from its current level of 1.75% to between 2.5% and 3.5%. » Read more

Saving energy: How to reduce your plant’s utility bill

Retrofit with HVLS fans, high-speed doors and industrial curtain walls. » Read more

NAFTA 2.0 could draw some jobs back to US, but at what cost?

Review of the agreement suggests it could also mean higher prices for consumers and more inefficiencies for businesses. » Read more

Nutrien permanently closes New Brunswick potash facility, takes US$1.8B writedown

The company says the decision to close the facility reflects its ability to increase potash production at a significantly lower cost than resuming operations in New Brunswick » Read more

China’s Xi promises market opening as import fair begins

The China International Import Expo is part of official efforts to defuse trade tension » Read more

Researcher warns Canadian life expectancy could fall like in U.S.

While Canadian income inequality is far from U.S. levels, a researcher points to World Bank figures showing it is on the rise » Read more

N.S. fishermen to block mill’s survey vessel from entering Northumberland Strait

The Northern Pulp mill's pipeline plan has raised concerns about the impact on the lobster fishery » Read more
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Physical Asset Management Program

November 05 - 09, 2018
Location: Toronto
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November 06 - 08, 2018
Location: Atlanta, GA
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