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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney — whose government once introduced legislation continuing to classify marijuana in the same category as heroin — has not only become a born-again weed evangelical, but now says Canada is poised to influence the rest of the world to join the cannabis bandwagon.
When Edmontonians lined up to buy cannabis from retail stores on Wednesday, Girl Guide Elina Childs saw a business opportunity.
A majority of first-time homebuyers say they maxed out their budgets when they bought their homes, according to a survey released today by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
Homeowners with variable mortgage rates have seen their rates rise over the past year as the Bank of Canada has raised its key interest rate target four times.
The Leamington, Ont.-based cannabis company submitted its registration statement to U.S. securities regulators today.
The Western Canadian oil industry is losing at least $100 million every day, according to an analyst's estimate.
A call from a Canadian Senate committee to follow the U.S. lead in cutting corporate taxes comes just as the hazards of that policy loom larger south of the border.
On the first day that Canadians are legally allowed to get high, stocks in Canadian marijuana companies did something perhaps unexpected: they went low.
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney is joining the board of directors of an American cannabis company.
The broad cultural exemption Canada fought to keep in the renegotiation of the North American free trade deal will allow for Canadian content rules in digital media. But the Trudeau government will not apply the exemption to avoid extending the length of copyright protections for artistic works.
Provincial government takes aim at farmers' concerns they could get stuck with cleanup bill for renewable energy projects.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says 50 Canadian companies have so far been exempted from paying surtaxes on U.S. steel and aluminum imports that have been in place since Ottawa imposed retaliatory tariffs last summer.
A senior U.S. border patrol official is warning travellers that cannabis remains an illegal narcotic in the U.S. — and even if you've been granted amnesty for a previous pot-related criminal conviction, you could still be denied entry to the United States.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it has given strike notice to Canada Post that workers could walk off the job as early as next week.
Canada's main stock index posted its best day in six months despite a pullback of cannabis stocks on the last trading session before Wednesday's legalization.
The provincial government is moving ahead with a controversial tax that targets secondary homes left vacant by homeowners, along with properties held by foreign owners.
Investors in cannabis startup Fire and Flower have invested millions of dollars in the creation of a retail brand, leasing stores and hiring top staff. Like others entering the crowded field, they hope to be the dominant player in the $4.34-billion Canadian cannabis market. But nothing is certain in this emerging industry.
The Canadian oil and gas sector is in a holding pattern in which spending and production growth can't occur until new ways to get products to export markets are found, according to CIBC analyst Jon Morrison.