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Pot stocks riding high on Trump commitment to support states where legal

Pot stocks riding high on Trump commitment to support states where legal

Canadian and U.S. marijuana stocks are riding high on news that President Donald Trump will support congressional efforts to protect states that have legalized cannabis, which is illegal south of the border under federal law.
Aimia investor says it will vote against re-election of board nominees

Aimia investor says it will vote against re-election of board nominees

MONTREAL — The operator of the Aeroplan loyalty rewards program still faces the prospect of a shareholder revolt after a U.S. investor vowed to vote against the existing board of director nominees at this month's annual meeting.
RCMP conducts six searches in Toronto area in syndicated mortgages probe

RCMP conducts six searches in Toronto area in syndicated mortgages probe

TORONTO — The RCMP says it has carried out six search warrants in the Greater Toronto Area related to an investigation into syndicated mortgage frauds.
Toy magnate bids $1.1 billion for Toys "R" Us stores in Canada and U.S.

Toy magnate bids $1.1 billion for Toys "R" Us stores in Canada and U.S.

The head of toy giant MGA Entertainment Inc. says he and other investors have put in a $1.1 billion bid for Toys "R" Us stores in Canada and the U.S. Isaac Larian, the billionaire who the company behind Little Tikes, Bratz and L.O.L.
Crescent Point criticizes dissident's nominees in lengthy letter to investors

Crescent Point criticizes dissident's nominees in lengthy letter to investors

CALGARY — Crescent Point Energy Corp. is doubling down in its battle with an activist investor, criticizing the company, its leader and even the ages of two of the four directors it has nominated for election at the annual general meeting next month.

Ontario Energy Board pulls plug on Hydro One-Orillia Power Distribution deal

TORONTO — Ontario's premier suggests a rejection by the province's energy regulator for Hydro One's application to purchase the Orillia Power Distribution Corp. is a win for consumers that demonstrates the system is working.
US job openings decline in February from record level

US job openings decline in February from record level

WASHINGTON — U.S. businesses posted fewer open jobs in February than the previous month when openings reached a record level, though layoffs fell. The Labor Department said Friday that openings fell 2.8 per cent to 6.05 million, down from 6.
Cogeco Q2 profit surges on benefit of U.S. tax reforms and higher revenues

Cogeco Q2 profit surges on benefit of U.S. tax reforms and higher revenues

MONTREAL — Cogeco Communications Inc. net earnings surged in the second quarter thanks largely to deferred income taxes related to U.S. tax reforms. The Montreal-based company says its earnings attributable to shareholders were $138.

100-year-old beef jerky company sold to Premium Brands by founding Oberto family

VANCOUVER — Premium Brands Holdings Corp. will expand its portfolio of specialty meats products with the acquisition of Seattle-based Oberto Sausage Company, a 100-year-old family-run business.
China's March trade weakens, surplus with US at $15.4B

China's March trade weakens, surplus with US at $15.4B

BEIJING — China's global trade balance swung to a rare deficit in March as exports shrank but its surplus with the United States, the centre of a worsening dispute with Washington, stood at $15.4 billion. Exports contracted 2.