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Hydropothecary cannabis expansion plans to put it among top producers in Canada

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Shares of Hydropothecary Corp. were up nearly 18 per cent after the licensed medical cannabis producer announced plans that will see it further grow its operations in Quebec.

Desjardins, provincial credit unions and Cumis partnering to create Aviso Wealth

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Quebec credit union Desjardins Group is partnering with five credit union centrals across the country and insurer Cumis Group Ltd. to form Aviso Wealth, with over $55 billion in combined client assets.

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Health care and materials lead the way on Toronto market, loonie lower

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The health care and materials sectors helped boost Canada's main stock index in late-morning trading as the loonie lost ground.

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

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Iceland has a female prime minister and some of the world's strongest laws on workplace equality and equal pay. It also has one of Europe's highest per-capita levels of reported rapes, according to statistics agency Eurostat, although…

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Lyft ride-hailing app arrives in Toronto, marking its first expansion outside US

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Ride-hailing service Lyft will be available in Toronto starting today. Torontonians can download the Lyft app to being ordering rides in the city.

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World shares retreat ahead of Fed interest rate decision

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Shares were mostly lower in Europe and Asia on Tuesday as investors retreated ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.

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Bombardier signs deal to sell Aventra trains in U.K.

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Bombardier Transportation has signed a deal to supply 333 new rail cars, along with a contract for maintenance work, with a U.K. rail company.

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U.K. banker back in Hong Kong court to appeal murder conviction

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A British banker sentenced to life in prison for the gruesome slayings of two Indonesian women appeared in a Hong Kong court on Tuesday in a bid to appeal his conviction.

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Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

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Wall Street got its first taste of bitcoin on Monday, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the digital currency jumping 20 per cent.

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Uber charges Toronto customer more than $18,000 for short downtown ride

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Uber is apologizing to a customer who was charged more than $18,000 for a short ride in downtown Toronto.

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Conservatives ask OPP to investigate ineligible expenses by power generators

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The Progressive Conservatives have asked the Ontario Provincial Police to investigate millions in ineligible expenses -- including scuba gear and raccoon traps -- filed by nine power generators in the province.

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Onex Corp. to buy venue manager SMG Holdings for undisclosed price

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Onex Corp. (TSX:ONEX) says it has agreed to acquire a U.S. company that manages hundreds of sports, entertainment and business venues including Soldier Field, home to the NFL's Chicago Bears.

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Securities-related trial underway in Montreal for ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov

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The securities-related trial of former Amaya CEO David Baazov and others accused of insider trading is underway at the Montreal courthouse.

Stay request at insider trading trial for ex-Amaya CEO David Baazov, others

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Even before the first witnesses could be heard at a rare insider trading case that involves former Amaya CEO David Baazov and others, lawyers representing the accused attemped Monday to have the charges stayed.

Calgary-based water pipeline company accepts $509M offer from New York partner

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A Calgary-based water pipeline technology and inspection company says it has agreed to be sold for more than half a billion dollars to New York-based Xylem Inc.

Of government and golf courses: Mulroney's East Coast experiment, 30 years later

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In 1987, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney stepped off a plane in St. John's, N.L., with a massive economic experiment: The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

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Lyft starts global expansion with Toronto service launch Tuesday

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Ride-hailing service Lyft will launch its service in Toronto on Tuesday, marking its first expansion outside the United States.

Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?

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Some women, and men, worry the same climate that's emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.

SNC-Lavalin reaches agreement to repay Que. municipalities for contracts

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Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin has reached agreement to pay restitution to seven Quebec municipalities for obtaining contracts through questionable means.

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CRA's new Postal Code Project targeting richest homeowners

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Canada has long had wealthy tax evaders who engage in “creative bookkeeping,” which is why the Canada Revenue Agency has launched a new initiative to crack down.

CanniMed seeks regulatory action against Aurora's hostile takeover bid

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CanniMed Therapeutics says it is seeking regulatory action in both Saskatchewan and Ontario in its latest push back against Aurora Cannabis' hostile takeover bid.

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Talk of a bubble intensifies as price of bitcoin soars

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Is bitcoin in a bubble? The price of bitcoin has been soaring this year, and last week alone it jumped from $11,000 to well over $17,000, according to Coindesk. It started the year below $1,000.

Swiss group says it's out of the running for Montreal's Just For Laughs

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Swiss-based GF Productions says it's out of the running in the ongoing bidding for Montreal's Just For Laughs.

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Canadian Solar CEO seeks to take it private in cash deal, board considering

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Shares in Canadian Solar Inc. rose Monday after the company revealed it has received a non-binding takeover offer from its chairman, Shawn (Xiaohua) Qu, who is also CEO and president.

CEO offers to take Canadian Solar private in cash deal

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Canadian Solar Inc. revealed Monday it has received a non-binding takeover offer from its chairman, Shawn (Xiaohua) Qu, who is also CEO and president of the Ontario-based company.

Global stocks mostly rise on economic growth hopes

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Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment.

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Pattie Lovett-Reid: It's time to set your financial resolutions for 2018

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On CTVNews.ca: Chief financial commentator Pattie Lovett-Reid offers advice on reviewing your net worth statement and explains why it's a crucial step to putting yourself in a better financial position.

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Canadian financial companies investing in overseas coal plants despite push against

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Canada's national pension fund manager is among a group of Canadian companies that are undermining the federal government's international anti-coal alliance by investing in new coal power plants overseas, an environmental organization says.

Canadians swindled out of $1.7M via cryptocurrency scams this year

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Canadians have been swindled out of than $1.7 million via scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin so far this year - more than double the amount during all of 2016.

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Asian stocks rise after U.S. jobs report

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Share prices were higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that took the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week.