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Company owners need to step in when staffers can't get along

Thursday  20:22,   18 october 2018

When four of Zach Hendrix's staffers couldn't get along or even speak to one another, he tried talking, cajoling and negotiating with them. But nothing worked. He couldn't fire any of the staffers — they're too critical to the success of GreenPal, a >>>

Aphria Inc. applies to list on NYSE

Thursday  18:20,   18 october 2018

Aphria Inc. applies to list on... >>>

52% Of Canadians Less Likely To Buy Homes Where Legal Pot Was Grown: Zoocasa Study

Wednesday  12:31,   17 october 2018

It may be legal to smoke, grow, and possess marijuana come Oct. 17, but that doesn't mean Canadians looking to purchase real estate are suddenly going to be chill about it. According to a new report on cannabis and real estate from real estate site... >>>

Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Wednesday  08:45,   17 october 2018

With marijuana sales starting in Newfoundland, Canada has become the largest country with a legal national pot... >>>

How Oprah Winfrey, Tim Cook, and Sheryl Sandberg prioritize sleep — and you can, too

Tuesday  16:45,   16 october 2018

You know you need more sleep, but you look up from your desk, and it's midnight again. If these business titans can get enough Z's, though, so can you. Here's how. Let's be honest: you know you should be prioritizing sleep, and research keeps... >>>

FortisBC says natural gas shortages could grow 'if it starts to get colder'

Tuesday  08:03,   16 october 2018

B.C. could be feeling the effects of last week’s natural gas pipeline explosion much longer than previously revealed. The province's natural gas utility, FortisBC, now says it could be months — rather than weeks — before the end of voluntary natural >>>

Should you buy the dip in the Canadian stock market right now?

Tuesday  07:42,   16 october 2018

Stocks like Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY)(NYSE:RY) have taken a hit in October and could be good buy-and-hold candidates this week.The TSX was up marginally in early morning trading on October 15. Things seemed to be looking up for the Canadian... >>>

Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day

Tuesday  07:39,   16 october 2018

Before there was Amazon — or, for that matter, Home Depot or Walmart or Kmart — there was Sears. From its beginnings as a mail-order watch business in Minneapolis 132 years ago, the company grew to become America's everything-under-one-roof... >>>

Oil prices rise on signs Iranian oil exports are falling further in October

Tuesday  07:39,   16 october 2018

Oil prices rise on signs Iranian oil exports are falling further in OctoberOil prices rose on Tuesday on signs Iranian oil exports this month have fallen from September ahead of U.S. sanctions against Tehran that are set to start in... >>>

One in 5 businesses hit by cyberattack in 2017

Monday  23:03,   15 october 2018

More than one in five Canadian companies say they were impacted by a cyberattack last year, with businesses spending $14 billion on cybersecurity as they confront greater risks in the digital world, according to a new Statistics Canada... >>>

Rare 'Cube Condo' up for sale in Montreal's famed Habitat 67, asking $1.4M

Monday  22:51,   15 october 2018

Just under $1.4 million buys a rare opportunity to live in one of Montreal's most distinctive... >>>

A recession is inevitable. Here are 3 ways to protect your company

Monday  18:58,   15 october 2018

Experts predict that the U.S. could fall into a recession as soon as 2019. Manage your risk by taking these three... >>>

Tesla moves to trademark 'Teslaquila'

Monday  18:54,   15 october 2018

Tesla Inc. has filed to trademark “Teslaquila,” which was part of several April Fools’ Day jokes tweeted by Chief Executive Elon Musk. The April 1 jokes included saying Tesla (TSLA) had gone “so bankrupt, you can’t believe it” even after resorting... >>>

Canada home sales fall in September for first time in five months - CREA

Monday  16:57,   15 october 2018

Resales of Canadian homes dipped 0.4 per cent in September from August, the first decline since April, the Canadian Real Estate Association said on Monday. The industry group said actual sales, not seasonally adjusted, dropped 8.9 per cent from a... >>>

US retail sales gain a weak 0.1 per cent in August

Monday  16:54,   15 october 2018

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending edged up a slight 0.1 per cent in September, a disappointing performance in which rebounding auto sales were offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said Monday that the scant gain in... >>>