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Ag industry a potential ‘bright spot,’ post-pandemic

Agriculture could lead economic rebuild, ATB official says

Alberta’s ag sector will be key in rebuilding the province’s economy once the pandemic is over, says the director of research for economics at ATB Financial. “Overall, I think one of the bright spots in a really dark economic situation in the province is our agriculture and agri-food sector,” Rob Roach said. “It’s still producing. […] Read more

Global markets: Clinton opposes TPP, Chinese stocks gain

CNS Canada — The following is a glance at the news moving markets globally. HILLARY CLINTON SAYS SHE DOES NOT SUPPORT PACIFIC TRADE DEAL — U.S. democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she does not support the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The deal doesn’t do enough to protect consumers from high drug prices and currency manipulation, […] Read more