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Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov.
Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized

Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized

CALGARY — Two First Nations are taking the Alberta government and its gaming commission to court over the province's entry into the online gambling sector.
Record run by S&P/TSX composite continues amid small gains offset by commodities

Record run by S&P/TSX composite continues amid small gains offset by commodities

TORONTO — The record run by Canada's main stock index continued on a quiet day of trading Wednesday as investors took a pause between the end of the first quarter and earnings season starting next week.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,026.79, up 36.47 points.) Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX:TD). Financials. Up $1.01, or 1.22 per cent, to $83.47 on 13.3 million shares.
Proxy advisory firms: Aphria shareholders should vote in favour of Tilray deal

Proxy advisory firms: Aphria shareholders should vote in favour of Tilray deal

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Two independent proxy advisory firms are recommending Aphria Inc. shareholders vote in favour of the cannabis company merging with Tilray Inc. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis and Co.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

AP source: Suspect in Capitol attack suffered delusions WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the U.S.
Coming out of the cave: As life creeps back, some feel dread

Coming out of the cave: As life creeps back, some feel dread

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Dinner reservations are gleefully being made again. Long-cancelled vacations are being booked. People are coming together again, in some of the ways they used to. But not everyone is racing back.

7 Texas officers fired following death of Black jail inmate

MCKINNEY, Texas — Seven officers involved in the in-custody death of a Black jail inmate in Texas whose family members say may have been suffering a mental health crisis have been fired, a sheriff said.
North American stock markets start April with broad-based rally, TSX at record close

North American stock markets start April with broad-based rally, TSX at record close

TORONTO — It was no joke on April Fool's Day as the S&P 500 topped 4,000 points for the first time and North American stock markets rallied ahead of the Good Friday long weekend. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 289.
Canopy Growth acquires Ace Valley cannabis in bid to grow brand loyalty

Canopy Growth acquires Ace Valley cannabis in bid to grow brand loyalty

Canopy Growth Corp. has purchased AV Cannabis Inc. in a bid to build more brand loyalty with customers. The Smiths Falls, Ont.