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November 18, 2018 11:00 AM Scheer vs. Bernier: Unfinished business spills into 2019 election

Just how much political damage can Maxime Bernier cause to Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Conservative Party, in the run up to the next election? More importantly, will Bernier’s well known libertarian principles impact our national discourse, possibly shifting the debate, not only for Scheer, but for all leaders? Will “Mad Max” be a lightning rod for discontent 5

November 17, 2018 12:36 AM Ottawa to deliver competitive boost for Canadian companies

He said soft oil prices have created a “new headwind” for the Canadian economy. Markets, he said, are watching closely for Morneau’s response “to the competitive challenges posed by last year’s U.S. tax reforms,” particularly a made-in-Canada capital investment boost. “If Morneau delivers on that hope, some will see it as a new tailwind for a Canadian 7

November 16, 2018 5:52 AM Down to their fourth-string goalie, Canucks get blown out on the road in Minnesota

Mikko Koivu had a goal and two assists, and the Wild rebounded from a recent hiccup by beating the Canucks 6-2 on Thursday night. Eric Staal and Matt Dumba had a goal and an assist, and Charlie Coyle, Nino Niederreiter and Jason Zucker also scored for the Wild, who had a season high in goals. Ryan Suter had two assists, and Devan Dubnyk made 25 saves 6

November 14, 2018 11:07 PM Juul to continue selling flavoured e-cigarette pods in Canadian stores

An American e-cigarette maker will continue selling mango, fruit, and cucumber flavoured pods in Canadian convenience and vape shops, despite no longer doing so south of the border because they might entice young people to use its products. “The Canadian and U.S. markets are very different,” said an emailed statement from Juul Labs in response to a question 6

November 14, 2018 8:42 PM Juul to keep selling fruit-flavoured e-cigarette pods in Canada

An American e-cigarette maker will continue selling mango, fruit and cucumber flavoured pods in Canadian convenience and vape shops, despite no longer doing so south of the border because they might entice young people to use its products. “The Canadian and U.S. markets are very different,” said an emailed statement from Juul Labs in response to a question 6

November 13, 2018 8:53 PM A $1.7-trillion fund manager joins critics of Trudeau oil policy

One of the largest foreign holders of Canadian energy stocks says investors are turning away from the country, frustrated over Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s failure to get pipelines built to ease a record discount for oil-sands crude. In a letter to the prime minister, Darren Peers, an analyst and investor at Los Angeles-based Capital Group Cos., warns 11

November 13, 2018 6:25 AM Brooke Henderson won’t cut back on busy schedule as she chases top spot on LPGA Tour

“When I was on this year my game was really good. I did have some off weeks but generally my game is good and it’s getting better which is cool to think about.” Henderson said level of competition on the LPGA Tour has gotten tougher since she turned professional at 18. For example, Ariya Jutanugarn, currently the world No. 1, has finished in the top-10 in more than half the tournaments 13

November 12, 2018 1:42 PM Aurora Cannabis reports first-quarter profit and sales up from year ago

The average net selling price $9.19 per gram in the quarter, up 12 per cent compared with a year ago, boosted by an increase in cannabis extracts sold. Aurora noted the revenue for the quarter included about $600,000 from its initial shipments received by provinces in the final days of September ahead of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada 12

November 11, 2018 7:34 PM Sunnybrook Veterans’ Centre Remembrance Day ceremony

Remembrance Day ceremonies at Sunnybrook Veterans’ Centre drew an overflow crowd of several hundred people Sunday who honoured veterans of the Second World War, the Korean and other conflicts on the centennial anniversary of the First World War. Attendees included military veterans who call Sunnybrook Hospital’s care facility home, along with a strong 10

November 9, 2018 4:00 PM Canada’s Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro are third in pairs at NHK Trophy

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN—Canada’s Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro were in third place after the pairs short program Friday at the NHK Trophy. Moore-Towers, from St. Catharines, Ont., and Marinaro, from Sarnia, Ont., had 67.70 points. Natalia Zabiiako and Alexander Enbert of Russia were first with a season-best 73.48 points and Cheng Peng and Yang Jin of China 12