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Nova Scotia rocket launch site hopes to eventually reach 12 launches per year

Nova Scotia rocket launch site hopes to eventually reach 12 launches per year

HALIFAX — The developers of Canada's only commercial spaceport are shooting for as many as a dozen rockets to blast off per year from a proposed site near a small community on Nova Scotia's eastern shore.
Fingerlings propel Montreal-based company to Christmas retail success

Fingerlings propel Montreal-based company to Christmas retail success

MONTREAL — Just like for a Christmas cookie, there's a recipe that goes into the making of a best-selling toy.
Lyft starts global expansion with Toronto service launch Tuesday

Lyft starts global expansion with Toronto service launch Tuesday

TORONTO — Ride-hailing service Lyft will launch its service in Toronto on Tuesday, marking its first expansion outside the United States. The addition of Lyft brings increased competition to Uber in Canada's largest city.
Sexual misconduct, Rozon affair front and centre at Olivier gala

Sexual misconduct, Rozon affair front and centre at Olivier gala

MONTREAL — The sexual misconduct scandal that has dominated Quebec's entertainment headlines this year was front and centre at the annual awards ceremony honouring the best in comedy in the province.

Here's who gets ACOA money

HALIFAX — Some examples of businesses benefiting from financial help from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency: Big winners Atlantic Wallboard LP, a division of J.D. Irving Limited: $42.
Of government and golf courses: Mulroney's East Coast experiment, 30 years later

Of government and golf courses: Mulroney's East Coast experiment, 30 years later

HALIFAX — Ben Cowan-Dewar was a bright-eyed 25-year-old entrepreneur when he visited Inverness, N.S., and saw a jaw-dropping landscape fit for a luxury golf course.

CannabisNB to be the name of recreational cannabis stores in province

FREDERICTON — CannabisNB will be the name of the New Brunswick government's cannabis retail stores when they open next year.
Trying to tackle the math bogeyman: anxiety in students, teachers and parents

Trying to tackle the math bogeyman: anxiety in students, teachers and parents

TORONTO — When Ayelet Freedman assigned her Grade 7 students to work on a math problem in groups last year, a 12-year-old girl said she was "too stupid" to work with her classmates.

SNC-Lavalin reaches agreement to repay Quebec municipalities for contracts

MONTREAL — Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has reached agreement to pay restitution to seven Quebec municipalities for obtaining contracts through questionable means.
Bill Morneau insists federal government still has no plans for a Netflix tax

Bill Morneau insists federal government still has no plans for a Netflix tax

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the federal government still has no intention of imposing a Netflix tax because it would result in a financial hit for middle-class Canadians.