Investors rush to patent genetically modified cannabis molecules

At the Hyasynth Biologicals laboratory in Montreal, scientists are working on the latest frontier in the cannabis business: genetically engineering…

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Air Canada plane was ‘a few feet’ from ‘worst crash in aviation history,’ NTSB report says

A near-collision of airliners in San Francisco last year was a few feet from becoming the worst crash in aviation…

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North American stocks slide lower, loonie down against U.S. dollar

Canada’s main stock index hit a six-month low Thursday while U.S. stock markets suffered another sell-off day as investors are…

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen treated again for cancer

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen said on Monday he had started treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the same disease he overcame…

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Aurora Cannabis says no deal yet to make marijuana-infused drinks

Aurora Cannabis issued a statement early Tuesday saying it does not have a deal with Coke or any other beverage…

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Home sales increase for 4th straight month, but prices still flat nationally

Activity in Canada’s housing market has picked up after a trough earlier in the year, but on a national level…

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Loblaws to appeal court ruling that calls for payment of $368M in back taxes

Loblaw Cos. Ltd. says it will appeal a tax court decision that leaves the grocery chain on the hook for a…

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‘They’re less tied to religion’: Shift toward cremation causes shortfall in Saskatoon cemetery revenue

The City of Saskatoon is projecting a $1.1 million shortfall in its 2018 operating budget — and $700,000 of that…

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Useful lessons from Venezuela’s crumbling populist economy: Don Pittis

In an era of polarized politics, the reaction last week when Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar Bob Rae tweeted about Venezuela, should…

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As airlines hike checked bag fees, charges for carry-on luggage could be next

Buckle up: Now that Air Canada and WestJet have hiked their checked bag fees for economy fares, some airline experts…

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