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U.S. pot financing outpaces Canadian cannabis companies on CSE

U.S. pot financing outpaces Canadian cannabis companies on CSE

TORONTO — U.S. cannabis companies raised $1.5 billion on the Canadian Securities Exchange during the first 10 months of this year, surpassing their Canadian counterparts for the first time as investor interest shifts south of the border.
Dividing lines between credit unions, banks blurring, but key differences remain

Dividing lines between credit unions, banks blurring, but key differences remain

TORONTO — Distinctions between credit unions and private banks are fading as online banking, changing regulations, and competition have changed the retail banking landscape, but a few fundamental differences remain for those undecided between the two
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

NEW YORK — Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas where Amazon will open new headquarters.
Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

Japan's minister of cybersecurity has never used computer

TOKYO — Japan's minister in charge of cybersecurity is in the spotlight for acknowledging he has never used a computer and making comments showing he has no idea what a USB port might be.
Canfor to buy 70 per cent stake in Swedish Vida Group for $580 million

Canfor to buy 70 per cent stake in Swedish Vida Group for $580 million

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. has signed a deal to buy a 70 per cent stake in Swedish sawmill company Vida Group for about $580 million.
Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Uber loss grows in 3Q; company says it's investing in future

Uber's net loss widened by $177 million in the third quarter as the ride-hailing giant continued to invest ahead of a planned public stock offering next year.
Incentives to Amazon could top $2.8 billion in NYC

Incentives to Amazon could top $2.8 billion in NYC

NEW YORK — The total value of the incentive package New York is using to lure Amazon could top $2.8 billion. Amazon announced Tuesday that it would build new headquarters in New York City and Washington D.C.

Ontario releases cannabis regulations for retail stores set to open April 1

TORONTO — The Ontario government has released regulations that will guide the startup of private cannabis stores on April 1. The stand-alone stores can be open any day between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m.
Suncor CEO Steve Williams to retire in May; Mark Little named as his replacement

Suncor CEO Steve Williams to retire in May; Mark Little named as his replacement

CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says Steve Williams will retire as chief executive after the company's annual meeting next May.
Cineplex shares plunge on third-quarter earnings miss despite higher revenues

Cineplex shares plunge on third-quarter earnings miss despite higher revenues

TORONTO — Hit films helped deliver box office and concession stand gains for Cineplex Inc.