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CanniMed tells shareholders to wait while it reviews Aurora offer

CanniMed tells shareholders to wait while it reviews Aurora offer

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. said Wednesday it needs time to review a surprise takeover offer from a rival marijuana producer that sent its share surging on another volatile trading day for pot stocks amid speculation a wave of consolidation is coming.

Documents: US Steel sought to keep chemical spill secret

PORTAGE, Ind. — Environmentalists are questioning why the public wasn't notified about an October chemical spill into a Lake Michigan tributary that U.S. Steel asked Indiana regulators to keep confidential.
California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

California may limit liability of self-driving carmakers

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators are embracing a General Motors recommendation that would help makers of self-driving cars avoid paying for accidents and other trouble, raising concerns that the proposal will put an unfair burden on vehicle owne
Coffee maker smashings end, but Keurig's ad plans a mystery

Coffee maker smashings end, but Keurig's ad plans a mystery

NEW YORK — While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity called on his supporters to stop smashing Keurig coffee makers to protest a decision to stop advertising on his show, it remains unclear whether Keurig will actually return as a sponsor.

Customers must pre-pay at Ontario Husky gas stations starting Thursday

EDMONTON — Starting Thursday, customers at Husky gas stations in Ontario will be required to pay before fuelling up, either in the store or at the pump.

Small business tax cut never promised to offset minimum wage hike: Wynne

TORONTO — A tax cut for Ontario's small businesses will not fully offset the impact of an increasing minimum wage, the premier said Wednesday as business groups criticized the provincial government for not providing enough support to deal with the hi

Bombardier set to hire 1,000 jobs as part of ramp up for Global 7000 business jet

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. is planning to go on a hiring spree in Montreal as it adds about 1,000 people in preparation for a production ramp up of its new Global 7000 business jets, according to a source.
North American stock markets in the red as Canadian dollar trades lower

North American stock markets in the red as Canadian dollar trades lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index continued trading lower Wednesday amid slumping commodities prices, while U.S. markets also receded further into the red. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 34.65 points to 15,878.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,878.48, down 34.65 points) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Healthcare. Down 19 cents, or 2.96 per cent, to $6.22 on 35.9 million shares.

Obsidian Energy settles with U.S. Securities Commission over fraud charges

CALGARY — Obsidian Energy Ltd. says it has reached a US$8.5-million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over fraud-related charges filed earlier this year.