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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.
Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

DETROIT — Faced with weakening sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war, General Motors and striking auto workers appeared to be making progress Tuesday toward a four-year labour contract.
Suncor CEO says he's not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks

Suncor CEO says he's not counting on oil risk premium after Saudi attacks

CALGARY — The CEO of Suncor Energy Inc. says his company isn't counting on higher cash flow despite analyst expectations of a "risk premium" on crude oil prices in the wake of last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
DavidsTea lends Squish up to $2 million despite continued loss in second quarter

DavidsTea lends Squish up to $2 million despite continued loss in second quarter

MONTREAL — DavidsTea Inc. says it is lending candy retailer Squish up to $2 million even though the beverage company continued to lose money in the second quarter. Squish, whose parent company is Oink Oink Candy Inc.
CannTrust says certain licences suspended by Health Canada over 'non-compliance'

CannTrust says certain licences suspended by Health Canada over 'non-compliance'

CannTrust Holdings Inc.'s licenses to produce and sell cannabis were suspended Tuesday by Health Canada, the latest setback for the pot firm which has been under investigation by regulators for cultivation in unlicensed rooms. The Vaughan, Ont.
TSX reaches record high while U.S. markets flat ahead of Fed rate decision

TSX reaches record high while U.S. markets flat ahead of Fed rate decision

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index set record highs Tuesday while U.S. markets were relatively flat ahead of an interest rate decision by the Federal Reserve. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 83.44 points to 16,834.75.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,834.75, up 83.44 points.) Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA). Energy. Down 48 cents, or 6.53 per cent, to $6.87 on 15.8 million shares.
Canopy to hire new CEO by end of year: chairman

Canopy to hire new CEO by end of year: chairman

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. expects to complete its search for a new chief executive officer by the end of the calendar year, its chairman said during its first annual meeting without co-founder Bruce Linton at the helm.