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Tesla sues Ontario government, alleging customers denied incentives

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Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Ontario government, alleging it has suffered "substantial harm" and lost sales amid the cancellation of an electric vehicle rebate.

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Tim Hortons hopes to rebuild its brand with better lid, new marketing campaign

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Tim Hortons admits it's fallen behind the competition with its packaging, but change is coming to your coffee cup and it will start with the lid.

Second Cup may convert some Ontario coffee shops to cannabis cafés

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Shares of Second Cup gained ground Thursday, a day after the coffee chain said it was eyeing converting some of its Ontario outlets to cannabis shops.

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Further delay expected to Keystone XL after judge orders review of new pipeline route

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A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump…

Vice Media finds replacement for Rogers, signing content pact with Bell

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Bell Media has signed a new long-term agreement that will see it become the exclusive Canadian broadcaster for new programming from Vice Media network Viceland.

Wednesday, Aug 15

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Alberta Securities Commission panel denies order against short-seller Cohodes

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The Alberta Securities Commission has rejected a requested order to prevent American short seller Marc Cohodes from trading shares in or providing misleading information about Calgary-based Badger Daylighting Ltd.

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U.S. SEC subpoenas Tesla over Musk's tweets: report

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent subpoenas to Tesla regarding chief executive Elon Musk's plans to take the company private and his statement that funding was "secured," Fox Business Network reported on Wednesday,…

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Gun makers up in arms over Shopify's ban on certain firearms and accessories

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A policy update that Shopify quietly posted this week shows merchants can no longer use the platform to sell automatic firearms that have not been rendered inoperable and semi-automatic firearms that have the capacity to accept a…

Metro faces supplier pressure, expects higher grocery prices in the future

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Canadian grocery giant Metro Inc. is already facing pressure from suppliers to accept higher prices in light of a recent tariff war with the United States and consumers should expect slightly higher food bills in the future, its CEO says.

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Calgary housing prices drop despite Canadian average ticking higher

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The average price of a Canadian home was $481,500 last month, a rise of one per cent in the past year.

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Constellation Brands invests $5B in Canopy Growth

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Constellation Brands, a massive alcohol beverage company, is investing $5 billion into Smiths Falls, Ont.-based cannabis company Canopy Growth.

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New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes amid rise in prices

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New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices.

Tuesday, Aug 14

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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk proposal

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Tesla Inc.'s board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk.

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Ontario's private sector retail cannabis plan draws pot industry approval

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Several cannabis companies and business groups are applauding the Ontario government's new plan to add private retailers to its plans for the sale of recreational pot in the province.

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Calgary makes the top 10 of the world's most livable cities

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Three Canadian cities have placed in the top 10 of a global ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit of the world's most livable cities, with Vienna dethroning perennial favourite Melbourne for the first spot.

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Morneau ready to use 'emergency' measure to protect steel sector

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Bill Morneau is preparing to use emergency safeguard measures for the first time to respond to the risk of a surge in cheap foreign steel imports. The finance minister launched a short public consultation process Tuesday, as U.S. steel…

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Preparing to read the crystal ball on tomorrow's real estate numbers: Don Pittis

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The latest numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association will offer clues on whether falling sales will translate into price declines.

Monday, Aug 13

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Ontario to allow private retailers to sell cannabis, province will handle online sales

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Ontario's Progressive Conservative government announced Monday it will allow recreational pot to be sold in retail stores while the province will handle online sales.

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VF Corp., following millions of consumers, will shed its denim

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The company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor and activewear business.

Ensign Energy Services makes $470M hostile takeover offer for Trinidad Drilling

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Shares in Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. leaped by almost 15 per cent Monday morning after cross-town rival Ensign Energy Services Inc. announced it would make a hostile $470-million cash takeover bid.

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Elon Musk says talking to Saudi fund, others on Tesla buyout

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Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk explains what he meant by tweeting "funding secured" to take his company private: He is confident a deal can be done but has not yet finalized a plan.