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Tilray reports US$33.6M profit in Q4 as it merged with cannabis rival Aphria

Tilray reports US$33.6M profit in Q4 as it merged with cannabis rival Aphria

Tilray Inc.'s share price surged 25 per cent Wednesday as investors rewarded the the cannabis company for a strong outlook and fundamentals.
Loblaw grocery sales strong but levelling off as consumer behaviour starts to shift

Loblaw grocery sales strong but levelling off as consumer behaviour starts to shift

Canada's biggest grocery store chain said renewed COVID-19 lockdowns this spring kept food sales strong despite signs that consumer behaviour may be shifting towards more familiar pre-pandemic patterns. Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Annual rate of inflation hits 3.1% in June, down slightly from May high

Annual rate of inflation hits 3.1% in June, down slightly from May high

OTTAWA — The country's headline inflation barometer registered a year-over-year increase of 3.1 per cent last month as the pace of price growth slowed in June compared with the decade-high pace one month prior.

Bologna's porticoes are added to UNESCO's Heritage List

ROME (AP) — Bologna’s extensive porticoes, dating back to the 13th century and still very much part of the city’s everyday life, have been added to the World Heritage List.
1 arrested in shooting that wounded TikTok star, killed teen

1 arrested in shooting that wounded TikTok star, killed teen

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that killed an 18-year-old woman and seriously wounded a 19-year-old social media influencer as they watched “The Forever Purge” at a Southern California movie theater.
'Wildhood,' 'Scarborough' among Canadian additions to Toronto film festival lineup

'Wildhood,' 'Scarborough' among Canadian additions to Toronto film festival lineup

TORONTO — An Indigenous two-spirit odyssey and an adaptation of Catherine Hernandez’s award-winning novel "Scarborough" are among the Canadian additions to September's Toronto International Film Festival.

Designer who won't make same-sex wedding websites loses case

DENVER (AP) — A U.S.
EXPLAINER: Why masks are again advised for everyone indoors

EXPLAINER: Why masks are again advised for everyone indoors

NEW YORK (AP) — Wait, we're supposed to wear masks again? Even if we are vaccinated? For a large part of the U.S., that's the latest advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Woman walking her dog in Atlanta park stabbed to death

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman who was walking her dog in one of Atlanta's most popular parks has been stabbed to death, authorities said. Katherine Janness, 40, was found inside Piedmont Park around 1 a.m. Wednesday, news outlets reported.
Seth Rogen's cannabis company Houseplant and Canopy Growth announce partnership end

Seth Rogen's cannabis company Houseplant and Canopy Growth announce partnership end

Actor Seth Rogen's Houseplant cannabis company and Canopy Growth Corp. are breaking up.