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Massive American Dream mall opens but will shoppers come?

Massive American Dream mall opens but will shoppers come?

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Retailers pull Johnson's baby powder after recall

Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have pulled some or all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson's baby powder from shelves to avoid confusing consumers, after a minuscule amount of asbestos was found in one bottle.
North American stock markets inch closer to new highs after stronger week

North American stock markets inch closer to new highs after stronger week

TORONTO — North American stock markets moved closer to setting new record highs after gaining some ground to cap a slightly stronger week. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 35.17 points at 16,404.
CannTrust's stock falls after it announces new round of layoffs

CannTrust's stock falls after it announces new round of layoffs

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. shares slipped Friday after the cannabis company said it is laying off as many as 140 people — roughly one quarter of its workforce — while it works to regain its federal licences to sell and produce pot.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,404.49, up 35.17 points). Yamana Gold Inc. (TSX:YRI). Materials. Up 33 cents, or 7.43 per cent, to $4.77 on 8.9 million shares.
Chinese grocery chain Sungiven Foods to open Canadian location in Vancouver

Chinese grocery chain Sungiven Foods to open Canadian location in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Chinese grocery chain has plans to crack the highly competitive Canadian market with its first international location in Vancouver next month. Sungiven Food Canada Inc. hopes to grow to up to 15 locations across B.C.

Chinese grocery chain Sungiven Foods to open Canadian location in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Chinese grocery chain has plans to crack the highly competitive Canadian market with its first international location in Vancouver next month. Sungiven Food Canada Inc. hopes to grow to up to 15 locations across B.C.
Comment period opens for $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine project in Alberta

Comment period opens for $20.6-billion Frontier oilsands mine project in Alberta

CALGARY — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public comment on the proposed Frontier oilsands mine project in northern Alberta.
Hexo winds down operations at Niagara-area greenhouse as part of cost cutting

Hexo winds down operations at Niagara-area greenhouse as part of cost cutting

GATINEAU, Que. — Hexo Corp. is winding down its operations at its greenhouse in Beamsville, Ont. as part of the cannabis company's cost-cutting moves. The Niagara-area greenhouse belonged to Newstrike Brands Ltd.
Shaw Q4 profit down from year ago but Freedom Mobile's growth gains momentum

Shaw Q4 profit down from year ago but Freedom Mobile's growth gains momentum

TORONTO — Freedom Mobile's subscriber growth gained momentum during the summer months despite a new level of competition from its bigger rivals, senior management at Shaw Communications Inc.