The deadline has been in place for years, but the change is still expected to wallop prices for heavy oil containing high levels of sulphur, such as raw bitumen from the Alberta oilsands.
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told Fox News in an interview that the U.S.-China Phase 1 trade deal would likely be signed in the next week.
The estimate came in an annual New Year's message to employees from chairman Eric Xu. The letter predicted 2020 would be a difficult year, saying the American pressure creates a challenging environment for Huawei to survive and thrive.
The basic amount most Canadians can earn tax-free is going up on Jan. 1, resulting in slightly lower federal income taxes.
Friday will be the first time the Lotto Max jackpot has reached the new $70-million upper limit since it came into effect last May, when the lottery also introduced draws on Tuesdays.
Tesla has said repeatedly that its Autopilot system is designed only to assist drivers, who must still pay attention and be ready to intervene at all times.