(Reuters) - Talisman Energy Inc (TLM.TO: Quote), Canada's fifth-largest independent petroleum producer, reported a surprise loss, hurt by lower gas prices in North America and higher royalty payments on production.
MONTREAL - Home renovation company Rona has reached a long-term licensing agreement to distribute products to 120 Ace Hardware stores in Canada.
CALGARY - Athabasca Oil Corp. shares tumbled Monday as the company sought to reassure investors it was working to collect a cash payment from PetroChina Co.
The Canadian dollar took it on the chin again today, losing about half a cent at one point on the strength of its U.S. counterpart.
(Adds details). MONTREAL, July 29 (Reuters) - The U.N.'s aviation body said on Tuesday it would convene a high-level meeting next February on safety in the wake of the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.