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Aphria shares rise 51% as board names committee to review short-sellers' claims

Aphria shares rise 51% as board names committee to review short-sellers' claims

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Shares of cannabis producer Aphria Inc.
Manitoba premier promises economic development plan, new cabinet committee

Manitoba premier promises economic development plan, new cabinet committee

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government is setting up a new cabinet committee and provincial office to focus on economic development, and is looking to retool a key tax break for property development.
Sears' biggest holder bids $4.6B for rest of bankrupt chain

Sears' biggest holder bids $4.6B for rest of bankrupt chain

NEW YORK — Eddie Lampert and his ESL Holdings hedge fund are offering to buy the rest of Sears for up to $4.6 billion in cash and stock in a move to stave off liquidation.
Canadians receive emails from Marriott about recent personal data breach

Canadians receive emails from Marriott about recent personal data breach

TORONTO — Canadians have started receiving emails from Marriott International, informing them of a recent breach of customers' personal data held by their Starwood hotel properties. The U.S.
CN Rail in joint bid for stake in largest container terminal in Eastern Canada

CN Rail in joint bid for stake in largest container terminal in Eastern Canada

HALIFAX — Canadian National Railway is aiming to recreate its west coast success by bidding to acquire a stake in the largest container terminal in Eastern Canada.
Canada will feel oilpatch pain, but likely won't be as bad as 2015: Poloz

Canada will feel oilpatch pain, but likely won't be as bad as 2015: Poloz

OTTAWA — The hit from low oil prices in Western Canada will reverberate across the national economy — but they should have less cross-country bite than the crisis of 2015, the head of the Bank of Canada said Thursday.
Dollarama reports $133.5M Q4 profit, comparable store sales growth slows

Dollarama reports $133.5M Q4 profit, comparable store sales growth slows

MONTREAL — Dollarama Inc. will focus more of its attention on its lowest priced products in a bid to keep its comparable store sales growth from slowing.
2019 marks beginning of CPP enhancements to be rolled out over seven years

2019 marks beginning of CPP enhancements to be rolled out over seven years

TORONTO — The biggest change to the country's pension plans in more than a decade will take place in the new year, but the effects will be felt differently depending on which generation you belong to.

Coca-Cola names CEO Quincey as its chairman

ATLANTA — Coca-Cola Co. has named its president and CEO as chairman of the company's board. James Quincey will become chairman and CEO following Coke's annual meeting in April.
At a cemetery, bones tossed like trash, and families in pain

At a cemetery, bones tossed like trash, and families in pain

Since the 1990s, Cheryl Jansen had noticed junk and tree limbs piling up at the once oasis-like Park Cemetery, just north of downtown Bridgeport, Connecticut, and wondered where the money families had paid for perpetual upkeep was going.