OTTAWA Nov 28 Canada's government on Wednesday sidestepped a question on whether its review of CNOOC Ltd's planned bid for Nexen Inc would be affected by the two firms' decision to resubmit an application for U.S. approval.
Asked in the House of Commons about the possible impact that the U.S. resubmitted review could have on Canada's review, Industry Minister Christian Paradis said only that the government was reviewing the CNOOC proposal.
He also said that while Canada was open for foreign investment, the government would neither block nor rubber-stamp all foreign takeover bids.
AT&T reaches deal to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion -WSJ
Oct 22 AT&T Inc reached a deal to buy media company Time Warner Inc for more than $80 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
Trump vows to weaken U.S. media 'power structure' if elected
GETTSYBURG, Pa. , Oct 22 U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised on Saturday to foil a proposed deal for AT&T Inc to buy Time Warner Inc if he wins the Nov. 8 election, arguing it was an example of a "power structure" rigged against both him and voters.