‘Cannabis isn’t as easy to grow as people think’, and then there’s the paperwork

Snags in the supply chains of legal retail pot stores across Canada are no big surprise for a fledgling industry…

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MPs committee calling on Morneau to boost deduction for capital investments

Wayne Easter answered the phone in the middle of a quick lunch. The chair of the Commons finance committee was in…

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Are investors right to finally be worried about higher interest rates?

One of the big fears that sparked a sell-off in stock markets last week seems to be surfacing again this week. Investors…

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Edmonton Girl Guide sells out of cookies in cannabis store lineup

As Edmontonians lined up to buy legal cannabis from retail stores on Wednesday, Elina Childs saw a business opportunity. The nine-year-old Girl…

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‘(It’s) the way to go’: Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, whose government once introduced legislation to keep marijuana in the same legal category as heroin, hasn’t…

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Majority of first-time buyers maxed out budgets to buy a home: CMHC

A majority of first-time homebuyers say they maxed out their budgets when they bought their homes, according to a survey…

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Pot grower Aphria Inc. applies to list on New York Stock Exchange

Licensed producer Aphria Inc. has applied to list its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The Leamington, Ont.-based…

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Locking in your mortgage could save you money, but it depends on your plans

Homeowners with variable-rate mortgages have seen their rates rise over the past year as the Bank of Canada has raised…

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Surging U.S. deficit a warning for Canadians wanting tax cuts: Don Pittis

According to a new Senate report, what Canada needs is for its rich people to get richer. Of course that’s not…

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Bargain price oil: How long will it last?

As oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan continues to sell at record discounts, American refineries are enjoying lucrative profit margins at the expense…

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