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Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers as U.S. strike continues

Temporary layoffs for 1,200 GM Oshawa workers as U.S. strike continues

OSHAWA, Ont. — About 1,200 General Motors employees at the company's assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., have been temporarily laid off because of a strike in the U.S., with more job cuts expected soon.
Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

Alberta to return CannTrust products after Health Canada suspensions

The Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer is returning products from CannTrust Holdings Inc. after Health Canada suspended the company's licences to produce and sell pot.
Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

Creativity without the pressure at 'paint and sip' studios

They've become a global sensation — "paint and sip" studios where adults can spend evenings out learning to make art in a relaxed, BYOB setting. Thousands of franchises now exist to help us all unleash our inner creative.
Oil price drops for 2nd day as Saudi crude output recovers

Oil price drops for 2nd day as Saudi crude output recovers

NEW YORK — The price of oil fell Wednesday after Saudi officials announced oil production halted by an attack on the heart of its oil industry would be fully restored within weeks.
Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee

Comcast tries to bolster streaming gadget by dropping fee

NEW YORK — As big entertainment companies prepare to launch new streaming services, Comcast is trying to bolster its Flex streaming TV device by giving it away.
Canadian inflation decelerates to 1.9 per cent in August as gas prices weaken

Canadian inflation decelerates to 1.9 per cent in August as gas prices weaken

OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate slowed slightly to 1.9 per cent in August under the weight of declining gasoline prices.

Here's a list annual inflation rates for August in the Canadian provinces

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces (previous month in brackets): — Newfoundland and Labrador: 0.7 per cent (2.0) — Prince Edward Island: 0.9 (0.

Here's a list of August inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.9 per cent in August, Statistics Canada says.
Knockoff pot vapes raise concerns for licensed companies

Knockoff pot vapes raise concerns for licensed companies

LOS ANGELES — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California's ca
Facebook to name first oversight panel members by year-end

Facebook to name first oversight panel members by year-end

BOSTON — Facebook said Tuesday that it expects to name the first members of a new quasi-independent oversight board by year-end.
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