Espionage, ID theft? Myriad risks from stolen Marriott data

The data stolen from the Marriott hotel empire in a massive breach is so rich and specific it could be…

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Oil bottlenecks pose ‘extraordinary’ challenge for Western Canadian energy sector: report

Alberta’s “ongoing and acute” issues with getting crude to market pose an “extraordinary” challenge for the province’s energy sector, says a…

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Loblaws cranks up self-checkout with app that scans items while you shop

Loblaws is ramping up self-checkout with new technology called “shop and scan” — a system that lets people scan their items with…

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Federal fall update expected to offer more support for struggling news industry

The federal government is expected to lay out fresh plans next week to support Canada’s struggling news industry. The measures,…

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Jean Machine going out of business, will close all stores by February

Canadian apparel retailer Jean Machine Clothing Inc. will close down all of its stores by the end of winter because…

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Manulife shares rise after rules over insurance deposits clarified

Two of Canada’s largest life insurance companies welcomed a Saskatchewan government decision that clarifies the rules for a type of…

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Shopify sees 100 pot orders per minute on Canadian websites for legalization day

The Canadian online cannabis stores powered by Shopify’s e-commerce software are collectively processing more than 100 orders per minute, the…

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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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TSX up slightly as loonie rises

Canada’s main stock index was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded up, while U.S. markets…

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