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'Emotional time' as well-known Alberta-based greenhouse operation sold

ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Hole's Greenhouses and Gardens Ltd., believed to be one of the largest independent retail garden centres in Canada, has been sold. The decades-old business, based in St.
CannTrust director John Kaden steps down from cannabis company's board

CannTrust director John Kaden steps down from cannabis company's board

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. says John Kaden has resigned as a member of the cannabis company's board of directors.
Plain cigarette packs to hit shelves as 'best in the world' regulations kick in

Plain cigarette packs to hit shelves as 'best in the world' regulations kick in

Smokers will soon see their cigarette packs stripped of logos and distinctive designs as federal rules make drab brown the default colour for tobacco brands next week.
For an encore, 'Joker' is No. 1 again at the box office

For an encore, 'Joker' is No. 1 again at the box office

NEW YORK — Put on a happy face. "Joker" is No. 1 again. Todd Phillip's R-rated comic-book hit regained the top spot at the weekend box office in its fourth week of release, narrowly besting "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil." The Warner Bros.
Renewable power developers discover more energy sources make better projects

Renewable power developers discover more energy sources make better projects

CALGARY — Third-generation farmer James Praskach has been burned by the oil and gas sector and watched wicked weather pound his crops flat, but he is hoping a new kind of energy — the renewable kind — will pay dividends.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Aimia update Aimia Inc. will release its third-quarter results after the close of trading on Monday and hold a conference call with investors on Tuesday morning.
Washington banning US flights to all Cuban cities but Havana

Washington banning US flights to all Cuban cities but Havana

MIAMI — The Trump administration is banning U.S. flights to all Cuban cities except Havana in the latest move to roll back the Obama-era easing of relations, officials said Friday.
Alberta finance minister says diversifying revenues is a long-term 'luxury'

Alberta finance minister says diversifying revenues is a long-term 'luxury'

CALGARY — Alberta's finance minister says the province will have the luxury of diversifying its revenues once its budget is balanced.
US deficit hits nearly $1 trillion. When will it matter?

US deficit hits nearly $1 trillion. When will it matter?

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration reported a river of red ink Friday. The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year surged 26% from 2018 to $984.4 billion — its highest point in seven years.
Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian investigators found plenty of blame to go around for a Boeing 737 Max crash that killed 189 people a year ago. They faulted design decisions by Boeing that made the plane vulnerable to failure of a single sensor.
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