Commodities

Risk at the refinery: Alberta's multibillion-dollar bet

In a rural industrial zone northeast of Edmonton, a deadline draws near. Just months remain before the country's first newbuilt refinery in decades is set to begin operations, and more than 5,000 workers are labouring around the clock in the dense network of pipes, scaffolding and steel.   Saturday, February 25, 2017

Caisse warns against market complacency

The global economy is at a pivotal inflection point as protectionism threatens to derail trade growth and trigger a retreat in business investment, the head of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec says.   Saturday, February 25, 2017

TSX Venture exchange trying to remake itself

The TSX Venture Exchange is rebuilding from the ground up.New managing director Brady Fletcher's priority is ensuring that Canada's go-to market for small-cap companies, including junior energy and mining players, has a support system that can weather the next storm.   Friday, February 24, 2017

Not target of activist: Crescent Point

If Crescent Point Energy Corp. is being targeted by an activist investor seeking a shakeup, the company has yet to receive contact, its chief executive officer said on Thursday.Chief executive Scott Saxberg, addressing speculation that fuelled a jump in the stock last week, acknowledged the oil producer must do a better job communicating corporate developments and is redoubling efforts to reach out to shareholders. But he said Crescent Point has never been approached by an investor seeking a restructuring.   Friday, February 24, 2017