Global Markets: NAFTA decision day

WINNIPEG, Aug 31, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at
the news moving markets in Canada and globally.
Today is decision day for North American Free Trade
Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, at least according to
United States President Donald Trump. However the deadline
might not be reached as there are reports saying that
negotiations have turned sour between the U.S. and Canada.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced Thursday night
she is drawing Alberta out of the federal climate plan
until Ottawa fixes it. The decision comes after the Supreme

Court ruled Thursday that the Trans Canada pipeline cannot
be built. Notely also said she hasn’t ruled out acting on
legislation recently passed that would allow Alberta to cut
oil flows both east and west to drive home the importance
of Alberta’s bedrock industry to the rest of Canada.
Tim Hortons’ staff have suffered numerous injuries
including burnt genitals and thighs as a result of
shattering coffee and tea pots, according to a letter from
the legal counsel representing an association of Tim
Hortons franchisees. The claims are detailed in a letter
dated Aug. 30. The legal counsel is vowing to hold Tim
Hortons’ parent company, Restaurant Brands International,
responsible for the damages suffered by the franchisees,
according to the letter.

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