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January 14, 2019 9:16 PM Marijuana producer Canopy Growth granted hemp licence in New York

Cannabis products with higher levels of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, remain listed as restricted drugs by the U.S. federal government. Canopy says it will source hemp exclusively from U.S. farmers for its U.S. operations once up and running. Canopy Growth says it’s in the process of evaluating a number of sites that will become one of its first extraction 534

January 9, 2019 2:10 PM TransCanada drops ‘Canada’ from its name after 67 years

“The name TC Energy clearly articulates our complete business – pipelines, power generation and energy storage operations – and reflects our continued continental growth into an enterprise with critical assets and employees in Canada, the United States and Mexico,” chief executive officer Russ Girling said in a statement Wednesday. Fittingly, the name change 147

January 4, 2019 1:47 PM Canada’s unemployment rate sticks at 43-year low of 5.6%; weak wage growth persists

OTTAWA—The unemployment rate stayed at its 43-year low of 5.6 per cent last month as the economy closed out 2018 with the addition of 9,300 net new jobs, Statistics Canada said Friday. For the second straight month, the jobless rate was at its lowest level since Statistics Canada started measuring comparable data in January 1976. Economists had expected 159

January 3, 2019 11:22 PM Apple bombshell shakes financial markets to the core

While Apple’s stunning announcement this week shook financial markets, its cause could shake the Canadian economy. As one of the world’s biggest tech companies announced Wednesday it was lowering its profit estimates, Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested a slowing Chinese economy — resulting in lower iPhone sales — was largely to blame. Stock markets around 164

December 31, 2018 9:52 PM Canadian stocks close out worst year since 2008 with a gain

Canadian stocks rose on the final trading day of the year but it wasn’t enough to prevent them from posting their worst annual performance since 2008. The S&P/TSX Composite Index gained 0.7 per cent to 14,322.86 on thin New Year’s Eve volume after U.S. President Donald Trump reported “big progress” in trade talks with China. The benchmark lost 5.8 per cent in December 205

December 28, 2018 11:18 PM With Fry still on leave, Team Jacobs to solidify lineup plans in coming days

With the Canadian Open just over a week away, Team Brad Jacobs is planning to discuss lineup plans over the weekend before unveiling its foursome for the next stop on the Grand Slam of Curling circuit. Jacobs used substitute players for third Ryan Fry at two events earlier this month. Fry is on leave from the team and his return date is uncertain 161

December 27, 2018 3:37 PM WOLRD JRS: Yes, Denmark belongs in the top group

As Morgan Frost and Maxime Comtois quickly became household names, it didn’t take long for the sentiment to grow that Denmark doesn’t belong in the same conversation as hockey’s other powers in international hockey tournaments like the World Juniors. But it’s the wrong view, or at least, not one I share. It’s a bit short-sighted. One that doesn’t have the growth 154

December 21, 2018 2:14 PM Factories lead Canada’s fastest economic growth in five months

Canadian gross domestic product grew at the fastest pace in five months on a lift from manufacturing, giving the economy fresh momentum to open the fourth quarter. Output grew 0.3 per cent in October, Statistics Canada said Friday from Ottawa, faster than the median forecast in a Bloomberg economist survey of 0.2 per cent. Factory production expanded 163

December 20, 2018 11:21 PM Kings owner brings NBA games to Mumbai

“Our inaugural NBA India Games will help further untap the enormous basketball potential in a country with a thriving sports culture and a growing, young and engaged population,” NBA commissioner Adam Silver added in a statement. The NBA prizes its growth in India. The population and growing middle class has generated grassroots and business opportunities 160

December 18, 2018 11:07 PM Duke star Zion Williamson is stunning college basketball fans

At six-foot-seven and 285 pounds, he is not only Paul Bunyan-esque for the college ranks but also, the website FiveThirtyEight noted, heavier than all but one active NBA player. Williamson, however, is hardly earthbound. His 45-inch vertical leap is the highest since Duke started measuring its players, providing the foundation for his explosive moves 157