Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Business News Advisory

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Business News Advisory

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FRIDAY, MAY 6,2016

BUSINESS NEWS ADVISORY

Here are the CP Business Department's late plans for today. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email Business Editor Lee-Anne Goodman at lee-anne.goodman@thecanadianpress.com, Assistant Business Editor Tara Brautigam at tara.brautigam@thecanadianpress.com, or the department at business@thecanadianpress.com. We can also be reached at 416-507-2138.

TOP NEWS: FORT MCMURRAY FIRE AND THE ECONOMY

Employment flat, jobless rate stays at 7.1%

Statcan-Jobs

OTTAWA -- The country's latest labour numbers have given Albertans yet another reminder of the mounting pressure on their province's economy.With a huge wildfire still roaring through oil country near Fort McMurray, Statistics Canada released a new employment report Friday that found Alberta lost more jobs last month than any province -- by far. Moves National and Business; guard against duplication. 600 words. By Andy Blatchford. With vars Statcan.

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Slave Lake's insurance tips for Fort McMurray

Alta-Wildfire-House-Insurance

UNDATED _ Shawn Gramlich didn't have time to finish packing when he and his pregnant wife had to flee their house in Slave Lake, Alta., in May 2011 before flames engulfed their home.What transpired after included frustrating negotiations with his insurance company, a $30,000 payment to an independent adjuster and waiting about 1 1/2 years to move into his rebuilt home. Moves Business, National and Prairies, please guard against duplication; with vars Alta-Wildfire. 650 words.

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Suncor closes two more oilsands plants

Alta-Wildfire-Oilsands

CALGARY -- Suncor has taken another 237,000 barrels per day of oilsands production off line because of the Fort McMurray wildfire in northeastern Alberta. The company (TSX:SU) closed both its Firebag and MacKay River thermal operations north of the city on Friday. PHOTO. 140 words.

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OTHER TOP NEWS:

Northern Gateway wants three-year extension

Northern-Gateway-Extension

CALGARY -- The proponents behind the Northern Gateway pipeline are asking the National Energy Board for three more years to start building the controversial project. …

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