Greenhouse growers turn to cannabis to cash in on lucrative crop

Move over tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, it’s time to make room for your popular new cousin in the agriculture business: Cannabis.…

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Testing truck safety and Canada’s top plastic polluters: CBC’s Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get…

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Toronto Real Estate Board sues listings website Mongohouse for $2.1M

The Toronto Real Estate Board is suing property listings website Mongohouse for $2 million, alleging that the anonymously-run page is…

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CBS to open film and television production hub in Mississauga, Ont.

U.S. entertainment company CBS Television Studios will open a television and film production hub just outside Toronto next year. The…

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Passenger rights advocate launches complaint, calls Swoop’s baggage fees ‘deceptive’

An air passenger rights advocate has filed a regulatory complaint against Swoop Inc. claiming the new low-cost airline is unlawfully…

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Maker of GMO salmon says it sold 4.5 tonnes in Canada this year but won’t say to whom

Prepared sashimi products is where you’re likely to find genetically modified salmon in Canada, the CEO of AquaBounty Technologies, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology…

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PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2B

Beverage giant PepsiCo on Monday purchased Israel’s fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion US, a boon for a company…

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Earnings of Google parent Alphabet top Wall Street expectations

Shares in Google parent Alphabet jumped in after-hours trading Monday as the company’s second-quarter results exceeded Wall Street forecasts after…

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