Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:Aviation confabThe International Civil Aviation Organization will continue its triennial assembly in Montreal on Monday. The U.N. agency, which is meeting in part to discuss how to reduce the sector’s environmental impact, cancelled its meetings Friday in solidarity with climate protesters led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. GDP statsStatistics Canada will release gross domestic product data by industry for July on Tuesday. The agency’s recent reading for real gross domestic product in the second quarter showed an unexpectedly solid turnaround for an economy that was coming off its weakest back-to-back quarters of growth since 2015.Cenovus outlookCenovus Energy will hold an investor open house in Toronto on Wednesday, where it will unveil its five-year outlook. The Calgary-based company is among several oilsands producers considering the construction of diluent recovery units as a solution to ongoing pipeline project delays.Pot lookaheadCanaccord Genuity will hold its second annual U.S. Cannabis Symposium on Thursday. Convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. recently said it wants to be one of the “key players” in the North American cannabis market by using its position in Canada — where use of the substance for recreational purposes is legal — to achieve this goal.Trade numbersStatistics Canada will release Canadian international merchandise trade data for August on Friday. The agency reported last month that Canada’s merchandise trade balance with the world went from an essentially balanced position in June to a $1.1 billion deficit in July. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 29, 2019.The Canadian Press read more

Guinness truck sheds its load causing major traffic delays in Dublin

first_imgTHERE ARE SIGNIFICANT delays on Victoria Quay in Dublin this evening after a Guinness truck shed its load blocking traffic.The road remains open but is down to one lane. No one is believed to be injured in the incident and gardaí are at the scene.In order to ease traffic, the bus lane has been opened for use by other rush hour road users.(Sam Boal/Photocall)Dublin Bus said that some bus services may be disrupted because of the accident.Gardaí will remain at the scene until the accident is cleared.There is very heavy traffic on approach. Road users are urged to use an alternative route if possible. Statue of Arthur Guinness unveiled in his hometown>The story of Arthur’s Day, in tweets>last_img