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Global Markets: Liberal government’s fresh face

By Commodity News Service Canada

July 19 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news
moving markets in Canada and globally.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet, in
a move designed to freshen the Liberal look ahead of 2019
election. A Nanos Research poll released just before the
shuffle show the Liberal party support at 37 percent with
the Conservatives at 35 per cent.

Some employees and contractors at a Suncor refinery in
Edmonton were sent to hospital after potentially being
exposed to a hydrogen sulphide leak. The workers were
released after assessments were carried out. The refinery
processes 142,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

Mexico’s economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo has said
the goal at talks to revise the North American Free Trade
Agreement is to have a deal to sign by November. NAFTA talks
between Canada, Mexico and the United States have stalled
over several issues, but agreement on how to deal with auto
manufacturing has been especially difficult.

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