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Ontario Cannabis Store seeking courier for same-day pot delivery services

Ontario Cannabis Store seeking courier for same-day pot delivery services

TORONTO — The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation is seeking a courier to make same-day pot deliveries, starting with the Greater Toronto Area.
Great-West selling U.S. individual life insurance and annuity business for $1.6B

Great-West selling U.S. individual life insurance and annuity business for $1.6B

Great-West Lifeco Inc. has signed a deal to sell its U.S. individual life insurance and annuity business to a subsidiary of Protective Life Corp. for $1.6 billion, which is below the unit's value on the Manitoba-based insurer's books.
Rogers hikes dividend but CEO says priority remains spending on company's future

Rogers hikes dividend but CEO says priority remains spending on company's future

TORONTO — Rogers Communications Inc. raised its dividend for the first time since 2015 on Thursday as it reported a better-than-expected fourth-quarter profit, but CEO Joe Natale told analysts that it may be awhile before the payout goes up further.
Bombardier acquires Global 7500 business jet wing program from Triumph Group

Bombardier acquires Global 7500 business jet wing program from Triumph Group

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. has signed a deal to acquire the Global 7500 wing manufacturing operations and assets from Triumph Group Inc., reinforcing the Quebec plane-and-train maker's focus on its flagship business jet.
European Central Bank downgrades outlook as eurozone slows

European Central Bank downgrades outlook as eurozone slows

FRANKFURT — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi on Thursday issued a darker outlook for the region's economy and said the bank is ready to use all its monetary levers in case the slowdown takes a turn for the worse.
Tech sector drives demand for office space in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal

Tech sector drives demand for office space in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal

TORONTO — The office vacancy rate in downtown Toronto has hit a record-low amid strong demand for work space by the burgeoning tech sector, according to a report by CBRE Group.
Here's how to navigate EI—from applying to appealing—amidst a stuttering economy

Here's how to navigate EI—from applying to appealing—amidst a stuttering economy

Jeremie Dhavernas carries the weary, battle-ready look of someone slugging it out in a perpetual war. In the fight against poverty, the Quebec community worker is enlisted to help people navigate the employment insurance system.
Prince Charles' charity stops accepting Huawei donations

Prince Charles' charity stops accepting Huawei donations

LONDON — A charity founded by Britain's Prince Charles said Thursday it's not accepting any more donations from Huawei, the latest setback for the Chinese telecom giant as it battles allegations it's a cybersecurity risk.
Huawei announces 5G smartphone based on own technology

Huawei announces 5G smartphone based on own technology

BEIJING — Chinese tech giant Huawei announced plans Wednesday for a next-generation smartphone that will use its own technology instead of U.S. components, manoeuvring to gain a competitive edge and sidestep complaints it is a security risk.
Jennie-O to donate $25,000 in reward money to Jayme Closs

Jennie-O to donate $25,000 in reward money to Jayme Closs

BARRON, Wis. — Turkey products company Jennie-O says it will donate the $25,000 it had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme Closs directly to the 13-year-old girl. Jayme was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin, on Oct.