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Cannabis industry laments lack of progress toward allowing consumption spaces

Cannabis industry laments lack of progress toward allowing consumption spaces

TORONTO — At Behind the Bend café, diners sitting by a fire pit nibble on charcuterie and enjoy vanilla bean ice cream served in pineapple boats, but the menu isn't the reason many flock to the Lambton Shores, Ont. spot.
After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

After 'Verzuz' series success, Timbaland creates Beatclub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Timbaland paved his own way as a hit-making producer for elite acts like Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z, but now he’s creating a lane for aspiring music creators to collaborate with the industry’s biggest performers.
Boston Fed's Rosengren to retire early citing health reasons

Boston Fed's Rosengren to retire early citing health reasons

WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Monday that he will retire this week and disclosed that he has qualified for a kidney transplant.
CIBC hires former Liberal innovation minister Navdeep Bains

CIBC hires former Liberal innovation minister Navdeep Bains

TORONTO — CIBC has hired former Liberal cabinet minister Navdeep Bains as vice-chair, global investment banking. Bains stepped down as innovation minister in January and did not run in the recent federal election. He officially joins the bank Oct. 4.
Instagram pausing Instagram Kids, eyes changes

Instagram pausing Instagram Kids, eyes changes

Instagram is putting a pause on the development of Instagram kids, geared towards children under 13, so it can address concerns about access and content.

Ritchier Bros. Auctioneers to buy U.S. company SmartEquip for US$175 million

VANCOUVER — Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers says it has signed a deal to buy U.S. company SmartEquip for US$175 million. SmartEquip helps customers with spare parts purchasing and real-time service and diagnostic support for equipment. Ritchie Bros.
Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's bloc in German vote

Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's bloc in German vote

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats won the biggest share of the vote in a national election Sunday, narrowly beating outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel ’s center-right Union bloc in a closely fought race that will determine who succe
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ opens 2nd to ‘Shang-Chi’ at box office

“Dear Evan Hansen” may have been a hit on Broadway, but the filmed adaptation of the Tony-winning show is off to a slow start at the box office in its first weekend in theaters.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: ESG roundtable: The Canadian Securities Administrators will hold a virtual roundtable on environmental, social and governance related regulatory issues in asset man
Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

Indigenous Tim Hortons owners drive campaign for residential school survivors

When the remains of 215 missing children were found on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, the local Tim Hortons became more than a pit stop for coffee and doughnuts.