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CannTrust execs linked to unlicensed growing caused 'incredible' damage, court hears

CannTrust execs linked to unlicensed growing caused 'incredible' damage, court hears

TORONTO — A lawyer representing Ontario's securities regulator says three former executives whose cannabis company was caught growing pot in unlicensed rooms were in positions to disclose the improper growing but didn't.
Government can't solve housing issues alone, private sector must be involved: CMHC

Government can't solve housing issues alone, private sector must be involved: CMHC

OTTAWA — A new report by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says government alone can't solve the country's housing challenges.
S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stocks also lower

S&P/TSX composite down in late-morning trading, U.S. stocks also lower

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index was down about 100 points in late-morning, weighed down by losses in the energy, base metal and utility sectors, while U.S. stock markets also retreated. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 101.
'Gaslighting' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2022

'Gaslighting' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — “Gaslighting” — behavior that's mind manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful — is Merriam-Webster's word of the year. Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before.
E3 Lithium gets $27M from feds to support oilfield lithium extraction

E3 Lithium gets $27M from feds to support oilfield lithium extraction

CALGARY — An Alberta-based company aiming to extract lithium from the province's old oilfields has received $27 million from the federal government.
Wall Street opens lower as lockdown protests spread in China

Wall Street opens lower as lockdown protests spread in China

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street as protests spread in China calling for President Xi Jinping to step down amid growing anger over severe restrictions imposed as part of his “zero COVID” strategy in the world’s second-largest e
Shopify says merchant sales set Black Friday record at US$3.36 billion

Shopify says merchant sales set Black Friday record at US$3.36 billion

OTTAWA — Shopify Inc. says sales by merchants on its system set a new record for Black Friday as they rose 17 per cent compared with a year ago.
US-England World Cup game seen by 19.98M on US television

US-England World Cup game seen by 19.98M on US television

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ 0-0 draw against England in the World Cup drew 19.98 million viewers for English- and Spanish-language broadcasts, the third-most watched men’s soccer game on U.S. television. The match , which kicked off at 2 p.m.
Saudi viewers angry over apparent ban on World Cup streaming

Saudi viewers angry over apparent ban on World Cup streaming

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — World Cup viewers in Saudi Arabia say the government has blocked a Qatari-owned streaming service that was supposed to broadcast matches in the kingdom.
Banks to give financial update in Q4 results ahead of possible recession next year

Banks to give financial update in Q4 results ahead of possible recession next year

TORONTO — Canadian banks are set to reveal how they're faring in the lead up to a possible recession as they report quarterly earnings this week.
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