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Trump hears opposing viewpoints in debate over youth vaping

Trump hears opposing viewpoints in debate over youth vaping

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday heard opposing viewpoints in the debate over youth vaping but offered no insight into where he would ultimately come down on the issue after promising two months ago that he would ban most flavoured e-cig
Michigan halts sale of marijuana e-cigs unless re-tested

Michigan halts sale of marijuana e-cigs unless re-tested

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan on Friday halted the sale of marijuana vaping products until they are tested for a compound that has been identified as a culprit in e-cigarette-related lung illnesses.
TSX has worst week in five after falling from record high on trade angst

TSX has worst week in five after falling from record high on trade angst

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ended a four week winning streak after falling from a record high as investors remained cautious about trade risks.
Canopy shares fall after Constellation Brands says no plans for more investment

Canopy shares fall after Constellation Brands says no plans for more investment

TORONTO — Shares of Canopy Growth Corp. closed down almost 10 per cent Friday after global alcohol giant Constellation Brands Inc. said it did not plan to make any more cash contributions to the cannabis firm.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (16,954.84, down 44.35 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 56 cents, or 13.53 per cent, to $3.58 on 20.
Canada Jetlines sues WestJet co-founder Neeleman over damaging interference

Canada Jetlines sues WestJet co-founder Neeleman over damaging interference

Canada Jetlines Ltd. says it is suing WestJet Airlines co-founder David Neeleman in the United States for allegedly interfering in the fledgling discount carrier's efforts to get off the ground.
MEG Energy stock rises on plan to lower spending, pay debt, maintain output

MEG Energy stock rises on plan to lower spending, pay debt, maintain output

CALGARY — Shares in oilsands producer MEG Energy Corp. rose by as much as 3.9 per cent Friday after it announced lower capital spending and a continued focus on debt retirement in 2020.
Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.1 per cent in September

Statistics Canada says retail sales fell 0.1 per cent in September

OTTAWA — Retail sales fell 0.1 per cent in September to $51.6 billion, weighed down by lower sales at motor vehicle and parts dealers and gasoline stations, Statistics Canada said Friday.

Two in five indebted Canadians don't ever expect to escape debt, says survey

TORONTO — Two in five indebted Canadians don't expect to escape debt in their lifetimes, says a new survey.
How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival

How GM ended up suing its crosstown rival

DETROIT — Automakers sue each other on occasion, but no one in Detroit can remember one accusing another of bribing union officials to get an unfair labour cost advantage.