‘(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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Brexit tension leads U.K. to seek deeper ties with Canada

As the United Kingdom works to finalize its split from the European Union, it’s about to ramp up efforts to expand…

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Calgary-based Husky Energy makes $6.4B bid to acquire MEG Energy

A major merger could be in the works in Canada’s oil patch. Husky Energy Inc. is making a hostile bid…

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Sask. shows highest provincial growth of woman-owned businesses

Woman-owned businesses are becoming more common in Canada, but they remain a small fraction of those owned by men, according…

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U.S. securities regulator sues Elon Musk, alleging fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk on Thursday, accusing him of securities fraud…

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Federal Reserve raises U.S. central bank’s rate to 2.25%

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate for the third time in a year, pushing the…

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Ticketmaster secret scalper program targeted by class-action lawyers

A U.S. law firm is seeking to launch a class-action lawsuit on behalf of fans who purchased inflated resale tickets…

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Why Ireland doesn’t want Apple’s $22 billion in back taxes

Welcome to The National Today newsletter, which takes a closer look at what’s happening around some of the day’s most notable stories.…

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Crude-by-rail exports surge in Canada as pipeline restraints squeeze oil industry

With the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project stalled, and overall Canadian pipeline capacity limited, the pressure to ship crude oil…

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