Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on Canadian marijuana company

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion buy-in. Marlboro maker…

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Alberta bets on oil production cuts but industry remains divided on market intervention

Premier Rachel Notley said it would be one of the toughest decisions that Albertans would make as a province. And now…

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Alberta launches trade challenge against Ontario over beer, liquor imports

Alberta is launching a trade challenge against Ontario over liquor policies that allegedly discriminate against Alberta’s small brewers.  “It doesn’t…

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Oil bottlenecks pose ‘extraordinary’ challenge for Western Canadian energy sector: report

Alberta’s “ongoing and acute” issues with getting crude to market pose an “extraordinary” challenge for the province’s energy sector, says a…

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Liberals cut taxes, mend fences with Canadian businesses

It probably shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Canadian businesses are happy with the federal government’s fall economic update.…

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Loblaws cranks up self-checkout with app that scans items while you shop

Loblaws is ramping up self-checkout with new technology called “shop and scan” — a system that lets people scan their items with…

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Global markets sink again as tech and retail stocks drop

Stocks are skidding Tuesday morning, putting the market back into the red for the year, as weak results from retailers…

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Ford recalls 136,272 Focus cars in Canada for fuel valve problem

Ford is recalling nearly 1.5 million Focus compact cars in North America because a fuel system problem can cause the…

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Blasting the earth with radio waves and one possible future for the oilsands

EDITOR’S NOTE: As part of our ongoing Road Ahead series, we are looking at companies that are experimenting with new…

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