Thursday, October 18, 2018

Greenhouse growers turn to cannabis to cash in on lucrative crop

A growing number of fruit and vegetable farmers in southern Ontario are switching over to cannabis or at least adding it to...

Bank of Canada survey says Canadian businesses are optimistic

A new Bank of Canada poll suggested Monday that companies are optimistic about the year ahead — especially when it comes to...

StatsCan says businesses spent $14B on cybersecurity in 2017

The survey found that more than one in five companies said they were impacted by a cyberattack last year, with large businesses...

1 in 5 Canadian companies was hit by cyberattack last year, StatsCan says

The survey found that more than one in five companies said they were impacted by a cyberattack last year, with large businesses...

TSX up slightly as loonie rises

The S&P/TSX composite index was up 14.75 points at 15,429.04. was trading up slightly in mid-morning as gold and cannabis stocks traded...

TSX slumps despite pot stocks soaring toward legalization

Canada's main stock index resumed last week's selloff by closing down slightly on Monday despite strong gains by the cannabis-heavy health sector...

Home sales down slightly in September in first dip since spring

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in September fell 0.4 per cent compared with August, but average prices are still...

How will Canadians buy pot? It depends where they live

Pot becomes legal on Wednesday, but the rules vary widely across the country, with some provinces allowing private retail sales and others...

U.S. Sears files for bankruptcy protection amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/sears-bankruptcy-1.4862825?cmp=rss

Sears in U.S. files for bankruptcy protection amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears in the U.S. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and operating losses. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/sears-bankruptcy-1.4862825?cmp=rss