TORONTO -- It was a slow day for North American stock markets, with major indexes barely nudged in either direction despite major economic data released overnight and Friday.
The flow of crude through Enbridge Inc. pipelines in May and June dropped as the massive Fort McMurray wildfire forced oil sands evacuations and production shutdowns, the company said in reporting a decrease in profit in its second quarter.
Q2 earnings reports continue to come in ever so slightly better, with the growth pace modestly improving from the prior-quarter's level and estimates for the current period coming down less than has been the trend in other recent reporting cycles.
A $60.6-million contract to build two overpasses at Martensville and Warman has been awarded to Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co., the province announced Friday.
A water treatment facility at the Whitecap Dakota First Nation is set for expansion after provincial and federal funding was announced Friday.