Albertans don’t seem to be in a forgiving mood as they head to the polls today, with Jason Kenney’s UCP party expected to win — barring a dramatic upset. Far removed from the elections, the oilpatch convenes in Toronto to discuss ways and means to get their stranded products to market. And Netflix to reveal its results for the previous quarter after markets close, days after Disney unveiled its streaming service.
Here’s what’s breaking this morning:
- Alberta elections today
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in a town hall Q&A in Cambridge, Ont.
- Newfoundland and Labrador government will table its 2019 budget in St.John’s
- Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains delivers a keynote address and takes part in a fireside chat about the outlook for Canada’s aerospace sector at the Global Supply Chain Summit
- Statistics Canada releases its monthly survey of manufacturing for February
- The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers’ annual convention starts in Toronto
- Vice-admiral Mark Norman case proceedings resume
- Ontario’s Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli gives speech at the Canadian Club in Toronto on the province’s 2019 budget
Canada is now two economies and the central bank has to decide which is dominant, writesKevin Carmichael
— With files from The Canadian Press, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg