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Global Markets: Turmoil at Rogers Communications

Edward Rogers attempting to oust president & CEO

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 22 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – In behind the scenes machinations, Edward Rogers has been removed as the chair of the board of Rogers Communications following his attempt to oust company president and CEO Joe Natale. […] Read more

Global Markets: Report from controversial inquiry made public today

Inquiry examined use of foreign money in anti-oil campaigns

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 21 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is scheduled on Thursday to release the final report of the province’s public inquiry into alleged foreign funding of anti-oil campaigns said to have targeted […] Read more


Global Markets: Inflation increases in Canada

Higher prices for gasoline, meat lead to rise

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 20 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Statistics Canada announced on Wednesday that the country’s rate of inflation rose to an 18-year high of 4.4 per cent in September. Higher prices for transportation, shelter and food provided […] Read more

Global Markets: Slower economic growth over coming decades

OCED slashes 50-year forecast

Compiled by Glen Hallick, MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 19 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Slower economic growth poses a greater long-term problem for the global economy than COVID-19, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday. Growth between 2021 and […] Read more



Global Markets: British lawmaker stabbed

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 15 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – A British politician was reportedly stabbed multiple times while meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England. David Amess, 69, is a Member of Parliament for the ruling Conservative Party. A suspect […] Read more


Global Markets: Gunfire erupts at Beirut protest

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 14 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – At least five people are dead in Beirut and dozens more injured after gunfire broke out at a protest against the judge investigating last year’s deadly port explosion in the Lebanon capital. Hundreds […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. land border to reopen to Canadians

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 13 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – The United States will reopen its land border with Canada to fully vaccinated travellers sometime in early November, according to U.S. officials. The border has been closed to non-essential travel since March 2020 […] Read more



Global Markets: Journalists share Nobel Peace Prize

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Oct. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been won by journalists Maria Ressa, of the Philippines, and Dmitry Muratov, of Russia. They were recognized for their “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression.” […] Read more