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Global Markets: CN, Via cutting rail services

Huawei facing new charges in U.S.

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian National Railway and Via Rail said they are drastically cutting back on their operations on Friday, due to the ongoing blockades set up by protestors. Yesterday, CN said it will cancel its […] Read more


Global Markets: Demonstrations achieving economic disruption

COVID-19 deaths, cases spike in China

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Demonstrations across Canada impeding rail traffic appear to have achieved their goal of disrupting the country’s economy. Dozens of protests across Canada have stopped or slowed hundreds of freight and passenger trains on […] Read more

Global Markets: OPP prepares to end demonstration

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 12 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said on Wednesday that they are prepared to end a demonstration that’s halted traffic on the Canadian National Rail tracks near Belleville, Ont. Members of the Mohawks of Tyendinaga […] Read more


Global Markets: Morneau cautious about oil sands project

Ireland's tie, New Hampshire's primary

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 11 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Monday that the coronavirus has already hurt the country’s struggling oil industry. Speaking to a Calgary audience, Morneau noted that crude oil prices have dropped 15 […] Read more



Global Markets: Coronavirus evacuees arrive in Canada

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Feb. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A chartered plane carrying 176 Canadians out of Wuhan, China arrived at CFB Trenton in Ontario Thursday evening. The passengers will be quarantined for two weeks as a precaution over the novel coronavirus. […] Read more