Canopy Growth Q3 revenue soars but so does its loss from operations

SMITHS FALLS, Ont. – Canopy Growth Corp. says it generated $ 97.7 million of revenue in the three months ended Dec. 31, including its first sales of non-medical cannabis products, up from $ 21.7 million in the previous year’s fiscal third quarter. The Ontario-based company — one of Canada’s largest cannabis producers — More...

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Amazon and Google are harvesting data in your home by demanding smart-home gadget makers to share it

As Amazon.com and Google work to place their smart speakers at the centre of the internet-connected home, both technology giants are expanding the amount of data they gather about customers who use their voice More...

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Opposition, B.C. New Democrat both ask conflict commissioner for ruling

VICTORIA – B.C.’s Opposition Liberals and the New Democrat member of the legislature facing an allegation of conflict of interest have both asked the province’s conflict commissioner to intervene More...

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Ontario government promises ‘action’ if Hydro One doesn’t cut proposed CEO pay

TORONTO – Ontario’s energy minister says the government will take “any and all action necessary” if Hydro One doesn’t drastically cut its proposed CEO compensation, but the semi-private More...

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Slim pickings

MEXICO CITY’S “historic” centre has been transformed from the romantic wreck it was in the late 1990s, when Schumpeter got married there. Some of its denizens are the same—out-of-tune organ More...

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China’s latest gold rush has transformed a fifth-tier city

FOR DECADES after the rise of Mao Zedong, Chinese were banned from purchasing gold. The central bank, its only buyer, allocated it to a few state-owned jewellers. Only in the early 2000s was the ban lifted, when More...

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SNC-Lavalin’s demise would not be the calamity its defenders claim

Every once in a while, the Gods of algorithm and layout betray a wicked sense of humour. One such moment happened upon the mobile front page of National Newswatch—a Canadian politics aggregator—about More...

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The painful (and costly) lessons I learned from a cryptocurrency scandal

Was I catching a falling knife? I wasn’t sure when I made my first cryptocurrency purchases exactly 12 months ago. I did lose some sleep pondering the question. Sure, digital currencies had become ridiculously More...

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Amazon is not getting the welcome it expected from Queens

print-edition icon Print edition | Business Feb 14th 2019 | LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS “DELIVERING EVERYTHING under the sun and 25,000 new jobs”, bragged a glossy flyer from Amazon about its plans More...

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Oilpatch AI keeps a wary eye on remote wells after human officials go home

CALGARY—From a computer in his downtown office, Jeremy Bernard calls up live video of an oil well site in rural Alberta, clicking to bring up a cluster of small buildings, then a gravel road that leads across More...