TORONTO—The Canadian market for next-generation cannabis products is worth an estimated $2.7 billion annually, with edibles contributing more than half, according to a new report from Deloitte.
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CALGARY—Observers on the front lines of Western Canada's oil and gas sector are looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion today.
But they acknowledge the expected decision by the Liberal caucus in Ottawa won't solve all their problems.
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too.
The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services and boost ads on its platforms.
CALGARY — Observers on the front lines of Western Canada’s oil and gas sector are looking forward to what’s widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday.
But they acknowledge the expected decision by the Liberal caucus in Ottawa won’t solve all their problems.
BEIJING — China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel speculation that China is retaliating against Canada for arresting a Chinese tech executive.
MINNEAPOLIS—Documents that the federal Environmental Protection Agency tried to keep confidential show that its staffers criticized how Minnesota regulators drafted a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine, and concluded that the permit would violate federal law because it lacked pollution limits based on the state's water quality standards.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that's believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant's first direct investment in renewable energy.
TORONTO — Norbord Inc. says it plans to indefinitely suspend operations at its mill in 100 Mile House, B.C., because of “extraordinary circumstances” in the region.
The wood products company says the planned August curtailment will affect about 160 employees at the oriented stand board mill.
CALGARY—One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021.
CALGARY—Genscape says crude-by-rail shipments from Western Canada continued to rise in May after falling in February to a nine-month low.
The U.S. company, which monitors western Canadian rail terminals handling about 80 percent of typical volumes, reports average rail loadings in May were 231,000 barrels per day, up 34,000 bpd from April.