Toronto company offers cash to ‘cannabis connoisseurs’ to smoke

Getting paid to smoke pot is no longer a toker’s daydream. A cannabis firm is looking to hire five pot…

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After fatal crash, Uber to expand its self-driving car research in Toronto

Months after a fatal crash involving one of its self-driving vehicles in Arizona, Uber is not only doubling down on…

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Even under a drill-friendly Trump, pipeline battles rage on in the U.S., too

Pipeline protesters suspending themselves in trees. Lawyers halting construction with sharp legal challenges. Hand-wringing over the state of national co-operation.…

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Parents have fretted through the ages about kids’ fascination with technology, experts say

When Stephen Dennis was raising his two sons in the 1980s, he never heard the phrase “screen time,” nor did…

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Markets react to trade talks: Investors are betting on a U.S.-Canada deal

When the U.S. and Mexico reached a bilateral trade agreement without Canada on Monday, it was the end of NAFTA…

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Infrastructure agency hands $1.28B loan to Montreal rail project

The nascent federal agency designed to find new ways to finance construction of transit systems is making its first investment…

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Home Capital shareholder urges company to buy back its shares

A shareholder of Home Capital Group Inc. is urging the alternative mortgage lender to spend $60 million to buy back…

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VF Corp., following millions of consumers, will shed its denim

The company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor…

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U.S. dollar overvalued, Chinese yuan in line with fundamentals: IMF

The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday that the U.S. dollar is over-valued, China’s yuan is in line with fundamentals…

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Sure, we could spend 4% of GDP on the military — with huge cuts or tax hikes

U.S. President Donald Trump is demanding Canada and other NATO allies boost their military spending to four per cent of their…

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