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Statistics Canada reports annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4 per cent

Statistics Canada reports annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4 per cent

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation picked up in May as the consumer price index rose 2.4 per cent compared with a year ago, its largest increase since October last year, Statistics Canada said Wednesday. The move compared with a 2.
CannTrust to enter U.S. CBD market via hemp joint-venture in California

CannTrust to enter U.S. CBD market via hemp joint-venture in California

CannTrust Holdings Inc. plans to enter the U.S. market for CBD, starting with a hemp production joint-venture in California, it said on Wednesday. The Vaughan, Ont.
GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

GM seeks to avoid Takata recalls for fourth straight year

DETROIT — General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive.
Governments earned $186M in pot taxes in 5 months of legalization: StatCan

Governments earned $186M in pot taxes in 5 months of legalization: StatCan

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says federal and provincial governments earned $186 million in cannabis-related revenue in the first five-and-a-half months since legalization in October.
PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California utility agreed Tuesday to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from a series of deadly wildfires caused by its downed power lines.
Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

Business leaders welcome pipeline approval but fear it may not be completed

CALGARY — Ottawa's approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion pleased business leaders on Tuesday but they say they will hold off on popping champagne corks until construction begins on new pipe from Edmonton to the West Coast.
Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. And U.S. and Chinese negotiators will resume talks before the leaders meet.

The Latest: San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales

SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on San Francisco's effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local): 3:10 p.m.
Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

Martha Stewart offers business advice to cannabis industry leaders

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Food and lifestyles guru Martha Stewart says the recipe for success she has followed throughout her career also applies to cannabis companies — offer quality products at fair prices.

Final 2 competitive games help NBA Finals in ratings

NEW YORK — The two top winter sports crowned their champions as summer neared, separated by exactly 10 million viewers. The sixth game of the NBA Finals, where the Toronto Raptors dethroned the depleted Golden State Warriors, was seen by 18.
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