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Pot producers face pushback over odour, smell in Ontario farming town

Pot producers face pushback over odour, smell in Ontario farming town

PELHAM, Ont. — David Ireland is frustrated by the "skunk smell" of pot that wafts down from two cannabis cultivation facilities roughly five kilometres away and lingers outside his home, even in the winter.
Husky taking steps to resume SeaRose operations two months after oil spill

Husky taking steps to resume SeaRose operations two months after oil spill

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Canadian oil and gas company says it's working to reassure regulators that it can resume safe operations, two months after a massive oil spill at one of their offshore oil production sites.

Results of Ontario's pot licence lottery announced; winners have 5 days to apply

TORONTO — Ontario has announced the first 25 companies that can apply for cannabis retail licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says Tripsetter Inc.
Poland: Huawei exec, Polish security expert spied for China

Poland: Huawei exec, Polish security expert spied for China

WARSAW, Poland — Poland has arrested a director at the Chinese tech giant Huawei and one of its own former cybersecurity experts and charged them with spying for China, authorities said Friday. The development comes as the U.S.
US aviation system is starting to show strains from shutdown

US aviation system is starting to show strains from shutdown

The partial government shutdown is starting to strain the national aviation system, with unpaid security screeners staying home, air-traffic controllers suing the government and safety inspectors off the job.

Mnuchin: Next round of trade talks with China this month

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the next round of trade negotiations with China will likely occur later this month in Washington.
Federal work at Superfund sites suspended during shutdown

Federal work at Superfund sites suspended during shutdown

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.

Fed officials feared adverse market reaction in 2013

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials were worried about an adverse market reaction when they made their first tentative moves in 2013 to pull back on the massive support they had been providing to help the economy recover from the Great Recession.
Huawei Canada senior executive leaving the embattled Chinese tech company

Huawei Canada senior executive leaving the embattled Chinese tech company

OTTAWA — A senior Huawei Canada executive is leaving the Chinese tech company as it faces growing problems around the world.
Toronto stock rally continues, caps off best week in more than three years

Toronto stock rally continues, caps off best week in more than three years

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index's rally continued for a sixth straight day Friday as it posted its best weekly performance in more than three years. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 35.69 points to 14,939.18. The market gained 512.