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Montreal-made website uses AI to show impacts of climate change on any address

Montreal-made website uses AI to show impacts of climate change on any address

TORONTO — Imagine Parliament Hill blanketed in orange skies, floodwaters climbing the sides of BC Place stadium or a thick layer of smog fogging the view of Halifax from Citadel Hill.
Canopy Growth eyes U.S. pot market with deal to buy Colo. edibles company Wana Brands

Canopy Growth eyes U.S. pot market with deal to buy Colo. edibles company Wana Brands

TORONTO — Canopy Growth Corp. is preparing another route into the U.S. cannabis market with a new deal to acquire an edibles company, if Canada's neighbour moves to allow a key pot component. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 0.5 per cent in August

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 0.5 per cent in August

OTTAWA — Canadian manufacturing sales rose 0.5 per cent to $60.3 billion in August, helped by gains in the petroleum and coal sector and higher chemical sales, Statistics Canada said Thursday. The overall increase followed a decline of 1.
Omni Conversion Technologies names Jonathan Lundy new CEO, Stephen Poloz joins board

Omni Conversion Technologies names Jonathan Lundy new CEO, Stephen Poloz joins board

OTTAWA — Omni Conversion Technologies Inc. has named Jonathan Lundy as its new chief executive and former Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz to the company's board of directors.
Freshii acquires majority stake in online health and wellness retailer Natura Market

Freshii acquires majority stake in online health and wellness retailer Natura Market

TORONTO — Freshii Inc. says it has signed a deal to buy a majority stake in health and wellness product retailer Natura Market ECommerce Inc., with rights to acquire the rest of the business through the first quarter of 2025.
US wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months

US wholesale prices rose record 8.6% over 12 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation at the wholesale level rose 8.6% in September compared to a year ago, the largest advance since the 12-month change was first calculated in 2010.
Experts share gift giving tips for virtual, rescheduled and pandemic weddings

Experts share gift giving tips for virtual, rescheduled and pandemic weddings

TORONTO — When wedding invitations reached mailboxes and inboxes in a pre-pandemic year, they often triggered a tricky situation for invitees, who had to decide how much to give or spend on a gift.
US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in the past two months.
Facebook expands harassment policy to protect public figures

Facebook expands harassment policy to protect public figures

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William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

William Shatner, TV's Capt. Kirk, blasts into space

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company.