Investors rush to patent genetically modified cannabis molecules

At the Hyasynth Biologicals laboratory in Montreal, scientists are working on the latest frontier in the cannabis business: genetically engineering…

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Canada introduces new surtaxes to curb flood of steel imports

The federal government says it is imposing new surtaxes on some foreign steel to head off the threat of dumping.…

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3 reasons why Alberta oil prices have sunk

Around the world oil prices are on the rise, except in Alberta where a barrel is worth less than half…

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Amazon raises its U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it would raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees from next…

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Google to acknowledge privacy ‘mistakes’ to U.S. Senate committee

Leading internet search engine Google will acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony an executive of…

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What is ‘high?’ Workplace inebriation a grey area for employers ahead of legal pot, experts say

With less than a month until federal legislation makes recreational cannabis legal in Canada, experts say gaps in understanding about…

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TREB must release real estate data today

The Toronto Real Estate Board as of today must release sold prices and other real estate data to its members and allow them…

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Big telcos tell CRTC they put customers first and shun shady sales tactics

Canada’s big telecom companies are fighting back against allegations of shady sales practices, defending themselves as ethical corporations relentlessly focused on…

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China warns of retaliation if U.S. takes more trade steps

China’s government warned Wednesday it will retaliate if Washington imposes new trade penalties, following a report the Trump administration will…

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