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Global Markets: Trudeau names new cabinet

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – In Wednesday’s swearing-in of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s 37-member cabinet, Quebec MP Marie-Claude Bibeau was reappointed Agriculture Minister. Ontario MP Chrystia Freeland, who was born in Alberta, was shifted from Global Affairs […] Read more

Global Markets: Federal cabinet gets sworn in Wednesday

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 20 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reveals his new cabinet on Wednesday, a month after the country’s federal election. Expectations are Global Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will be shuffled to a revamped Intergovernmental Affairs, […] Read more


Global Markets: Teamsters set up picket lines at CN

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Following last minute attempts by the federal labour and transportation ministers to mediate the situation, 3,200 Canadian National employees hit the picket lines early Tuesday morning. The employees, members of the Teamsters Canada […] Read more

Global Markets: CN workers set to strike

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 18 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – On the heels of Canadian National Railway announcing the layoffs of 1,600 employees the company is now facing a possible strike. After six months of negotiations without a deal, the Teamsters Canada Rail […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. stocks hit record highs

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 15 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States stock markets were trading at record highs Friday morning, as improved sentiment over trade talks with China provided some support to equities. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up by nearly […] Read more

Global Markets: No rain in store for dry Australia

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Nov. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The latest long range forecasts out of Australia show very little chance of any substantial rain along the country’s east coast over the next three months, heightening concerns over the dry conditions in […] Read more