Energy supplier says line was carefully checked before permission received to restart it
Report advises chasing targeted arrangements in sectors like agri-food, natural resources and education
Environment Department gave industrial approval to the Lafarge plant in Brookfield, N.S.
Economists had expected the index to fall slightly in September
Industry officials blamed the recent weakness partly on hurricanes
IHS Markit composite purchasing managers' index slipped to 54.1 points in September