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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Michael Kors reportedly ready to buy Versace for $2B

U.S. fashion group Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. has agreed to take control of Italy’s Versace in a deal that could…

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Simons apologizes for campaign selling bras named after famed Canadian women

Quebec-based department store chain La Maison Simons has apologized for a recent ad campaign in which it used the name…

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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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‘It’s not right’: Walmart criticized for charging more for plus size clothing

Walmart Canada is facing criticism for charging more for plus size clothing, a policy some shoppers consider an unjust “fat tax.”   “It’s…

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Air Canada exec reportedly on board as Air France CEO would face labour headwinds

Two French airline unions blasted Air France-KLM this week after reports the Franco-Dutch carrier will name an Air Canada executive…

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Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth

Harley-Davidson Inc. is launching lightweight motorcycles in Asian markets and electric bikes in the hope of sparking demand as it…

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The Trans Mountain deal unpacked — what you need to know

The federal government is set to become the official owner of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project after failing to…

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