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California governor criticizes increase in fracking permits

California governor criticizes increase in fracking permits

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov.
Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

WASHINGTON — Adding to the lengthy list of departures from President Donald Trump's Cabinet, Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he's stepping down amid the tumult over his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey E
California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

California exhibit paints Ed Hardy as artist, tattoo pioneer

SAN FRANCISCO — When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reali

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,488.12, down 39.78 points ). Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 56 cents, or 5.98 per cent, to $8.81 on 6.4 million shares.

Discount retailer Miniso Canada granted creditor protection by B.C. court

VANCOUVER — The Canadian operations of Chinese discount retailer Miniso have secured creditor protection through an order of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Toronto stock market falls as Canadian dollar hits nine-month high

Toronto stock market falls as Canadian dollar hits nine-month high

TORONTO — While U.S. markets set record highs, Canada's main stock index ended the week lower as the loonie hit a nine-month high. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 39.78 points to 16,488.12 after hitting an intraday high of 16,525.70.
CannTrust stock plummets as crisis deepens, wholesalers halt shipments

CannTrust stock plummets as crisis deepens, wholesalers halt shipments

Shares of CannTrust Holdings Inc. dropped to their lowest level since 2017 as a crisis stemming from a Health Canada investigation of illegal cultivation at one of its greenhouses continues to spook investors.
N.S. approves new attempt to harness Bay of Fundy's powerful tides

N.S. approves new attempt to harness Bay of Fundy's powerful tides

HALIFAX — An Alberta-based company has been granted permission to try to harness electricity from the powerful tides of the Bay of Fundy. Nova Scotia has issued two renewable energy permits to Jupiter Hydro.
VW, Ford team up to make autonomous, electric vehicles

VW, Ford team up to make autonomous, electric vehicles

NEW YORK — Volkswagen will invest $2.
Despite US warnings, Russian S-400 systems land in Turkey

Despite US warnings, Russian S-400 systems land in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — The first shipment of a Russian missile defence system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defence Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington.
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