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Should reporters challenge or ignore election disbelievers?

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Negrin's campaign to ban “election deniers” from television news failed to achieve his original goal, which was to prevent a significant number of Americans from believing the lie that Donald Trump didn't lose the presidential el
Former CannTrust executives face securities charges after unlicenced cannabis growing

Former CannTrust executives face securities charges after unlicenced cannabis growing

The former chief executive and two past board members of CannTrust Holdings Inc. are facing charges roughly three years after the cannabis company became embroiled in unlicensed growing allegations.
Canadian employees want workplace flexibility to continue post-pandemic, says survey

Canadian employees want workplace flexibility to continue post-pandemic, says survey

TORONTO — An Ernst & Young survey has found that Canadian employees have embraced workplace flexibility and want it to continue post-pandemic.
North American stock markets higher in late-morning trading, loonie also rises

North American stock markets higher in late-morning trading, loonie also rises

TORONTO — Gains in the base metals sector helped Canada's main stock index edge higher in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also climbed. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 16.31 points at 20,172.67.
How to avoid the temptation of 'revenge spending' as economic activity resumes

How to avoid the temptation of 'revenge spending' as economic activity resumes

As lockdown restrictions ease and more vaccinations are doled out, many Canadians are eager to make up for lost time when it comes to their spending.
EU investigates Google's conduct in digital ad tech sector

EU investigates Google's conduct in digital ad tech sector

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the U.S. tech giant is stifling competition in digital advertising technology.
US existing home sales fall again as prices continue to soar

US existing home sales fall again as prices continue to soar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of previously-occupied homes fell for the fourth straight month in May as soaring prices and a limited number of available properties discouraged many would-be buyers. Existing home sales dropped 0.
Australian pot company Little Green Pharma buys Canopy Growth facility in Denmark

Australian pot company Little Green Pharma buys Canopy Growth facility in Denmark

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. — An Australian cannabis company says it has purchased a Canopy Growth Corp. property in Europe. Perth-based Little Green Pharma Ltd.
MLK estate reaches publishing agreement with HarperCollins

MLK estate reaches publishing agreement with HarperCollins

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has reached an international agreement with HarperCollins Publishers, which released his first book more than 60 years ago, for rights to his archive.

Total fines imposed by securities regulators in 2020-21 less than half of 2019-20

TORONTO — The total amount Canadian securities regulators levied in fines, administrative penalties and other sanctions in its latest fiscal year was less than half the previous year.