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Recreational vehicle maker BRP buys U.S. fishing boat company Alumacraft Boat

VALCOURT, Que. — Recreational vehicle maker BRP Inc. has signed a deal to buy Alumacraft Boat, a producer of aluminum fishing boats, based in St. Peter, Minn., and announced plans to create a new marine group.

Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available.

BRP says the deal brings together Alumacraft with its Evinrude outboard motor business.

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada

Mail-order weed? You betcha!

With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in nine U.S. states that have legalized adult recreational use of the drug.

Age limits, government involvement in distribution and sales, and access to banking are some big discrepancies.

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

Mail-order weed? You betcha!

With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in nine U.S. states that have legalized adult recreational use of the drug. Age limits, government involvement in distribution and sales, and access to banking are some big discrepancies.

Green renovation rebates funded through cap-and-trade system cancelled

TORONTO — A series of rebates offered by the Ontario government for energy-efficient renovations has been cancelled.

A post on the GreenOn.ca website says several residential and commercial rebate programs, including those for ground source heat pumps and smart thermostats for homes, are now closed.

Price of lunch with Warren Buffett climbs to over $3 million

OMAHA, Neb. — The price of a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett could set a record this year, with bids already surpassing $3 million.

The online auction that raises money for the Glide Foundation’s work to help the homeless in San Francisco wraps up Friday night at 9:30 p.m. CDT. Bids had climbed past $3.2 million by Friday morning.