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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Controversial commissions: DIY investors fight back against trailer fees

A Toronto man says his “head exploded” when he learned he’d lost more than $60,000 from his retirement nest egg…

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Supreme Court sides with Rogers in illegal movie downloading case

The Supreme Court of Canada says internet service providers can recover some of the costs of helping movie companies and…

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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis in sexual misconduct case

The billionaire CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, Richard Liu, was arrested in the U.S. state of Minnesota on…

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Canadians on track to spend almost $6B on pot this year — most of it the illegal variety

On an annualized basis Canadians spent $5.7 billion on marijuana between April and June, Statistics Canada says, as consumption of…

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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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Syrian chocolate company in Antigonish set to double in size

An Antigonish, N.S., chocolate company founded by former Syrian refugees is set to double in size, again. When the Hadhad family arrived…

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GM sideswiped by trade war; cuts outlook as prices rise

General Motors, facing rising commodity costs in a trade showdown with Europe and elsewhere, cut its outlook for the year.…

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Ivanka Trump to close down fashion line that bears her name

Ivanka Trump is shuttering her eponymous fashion brand. The daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to pull the plug…

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Papa John’s Pizza founder resigns as board chairman after using racial slur

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board. The company made the announcement late Wednesday, hours…

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