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Shopify fourth-quarter loss narrows to US$1.5M, revenue up more than 50 per cent

Shopify fourth-quarter loss narrows to US$1.5M, revenue up more than 50 per cent

Shopify Inc.'s loss narrowed in the fourth quarter as it began powering provincial and private marijuana e-commerce offerings and continued its push to grow its merchant base.

New Jersey becomes first US state to take legal Oscars bets

LAS VEGAS — Are you so sure that Lady Gaga will win an Oscar for her performance in a "Star is Born" that you'd be willing to bet on it? Now, you can. New Jersey sportsbooks have become the first in the U.S.
Molson Coors doubles down on premium, innovative drinks amid beer demand decline

Molson Coors doubles down on premium, innovative drinks amid beer demand decline

Molson Coors Brewing Co. plans to continue focusing on offering more premium and innovative drinks, including a soon-to-be launched line of cannabis-infused beverages, as it grapples with declining beer demand in North America.
May delay: UK PM asks lawmakers for more time on Brexit

May delay: UK PM asks lawmakers for more time on Brexit

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive lawmakers Tuesday to hold their nerve and give her more time to rework a divorce agreement with the European Union, heightening concerns that Brexit uncertainty will continue right up to the e
Shoes pulled from Katy Perry line after blackface criticism

Shoes pulled from Katy Perry line after blackface criticism

LOS ANGELES — Katy Perry's fashion line has pulled two types of shoes after some people compared them to blackface. The Ora Face Block Heel and Rue Face Slip-On Loafers were released last summer in nine different colours .
Shutdown-delayed trade data for December expected on March 6: Statistics Canada

Shutdown-delayed trade data for December expected on March 6: Statistics Canada

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says it is working with the United States Census Bureau and plans to release the delayed December merchandise trade data on March 6. The data had been scheduled to be released on Feb. 5, but was delayed due to the U.S.
Bezos probe concludes mistress' brother was Enquirer source

Bezos probe concludes mistress' brother was Enquirer source

WASHINGTON — Private investigators working for Jeff Bezos have concluded that the brother of the Amazon CEO's mistress leaked the couple's intimate text messages to the National Enquirer, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on
B.C. limits court experts in auto insurance to spur early settlements, savings

B.C. limits court experts in auto insurance to spur early settlements, savings

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is going to try and contain financial losses at its Crown-owned auto insurance corporation by reducing the use of experts in accident lawsuits. The government has amended the rules for civil cases in the B.C.
Aurora Cannabis Q2 revenues surge as it captures 20 per cent of Canadian sales

Aurora Cannabis Q2 revenues surge as it captures 20 per cent of Canadian sales

Aurora Cannabis Inc. says its net revenues surged to $54.2 million in its fiscal second quarter as the producer's sales accounted for 20 per cent of all marijuana sold across Canada since the drug was legalized in October.
Toronto stock market driven down by weaker industrials and materials sectors

Toronto stock market driven down by weaker industrials and materials sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index started the week lower as it absorbed weakness in the key industrials and materials sectors driven by SNC-Lavalin woes and lower gold prices. The S&P/TSX composite index closed down 64.48 points at 15,568.