Shares of most pot companies sell off on 1st day of legalization

Shares in most Canadian marijuana companies were lower on Wednesday, a sign that the volatility that has characterized the space…

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U.S. border patrol warns ‘amnesty’ for pot convictions doesn’t guarantee entry

A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. despite Canada’s…

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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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Ad giant WPP names Read as CEO to succeed founder Sorrell

WPP named company veteran Mark Read as its new CEO on Monday to steer the world’s biggest advertising company through…

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Alberta, oilpatch begin public fight with federal government over new fuel regulation

A private spat between Alberta and the federal government is becoming a public fight focused on Ottawa’s proposed clean fuel…

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Alberta accounted for 97% of federal income tax decline during recession’s height

Federal income tax revenue fell by nearly $5 billion in 2016 and nearly all of the decline was attributable to…

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Why cannabis companies see huge potential in marketing to women

Eve & Co Incorporated CEO Melinda Rombouts used to grow flowers for a living. Maybe that’s why she can see…

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Canadian economy added 54,000 jobs in July, mostly part time

The Canadian economy added about 54,000 new jobs last month, causing the jobless rate to fall two-tenths of a percentage…

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Credit card firms to trim merchant fees, but retailers group ‘underwhelmed’

The federal government says credit card companies have agreed to trim the fees they charge the country’s businesses by 10…

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Fed keeps key rate unchanged while signalling future hikes

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged while signalling further gradual rate hikes in the months…

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