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CN conductors' union gives 72-hour strike notice as talks continue

TORONTO — Canadian National Railways conductors, trainpersons and yardpersons have given strike notice ahead of a Tuesday deadline.
AP sources: Jail guards at time of Epstein death reject deal

AP sources: Jail guards at time of Epstein death reject deal

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Hexo Corp. destroying cannabis grown in unlicensed area of Niagara facility

Hexo Corp. destroying cannabis grown in unlicensed area of Niagara facility

Hexo Corp. says it is in the process of destroying cannabis that was grown without a licence at a facility it acquired in Niagara, Ont., that was part of its purchase of Newstrike Brand Ltd.
Aurora shares sink on weak results and halting construction of cannabis plants

Aurora shares sink on weak results and halting construction of cannabis plants

Aurora Cannabis Inc.
White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

WASHINGTON — New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs.
Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Friday that corporate debt remains at historically high levels but overall the U.S. financial system is resilient, a view in sharp contrast to the problems that led to the 2008 financial crisis.
Canada's high flying cannabis sector falls on hard times over retail

Canada's high flying cannabis sector falls on hard times over retail

TORONTO — Canada's legalization of cannabis in October 2018 was supposed to signify the beginning of a new and prosperous industry in a country with a long-held pot culture.
Drilling begins for Las Vegas Convention Center people mover

Drilling begins for Las Vegas Convention Center people mover

LAS VEGAS — Drilling began Friday for a $52.5 million underground people mover being built by a company backed by billionaire Elon Musk to whisk passengers between exhibit halls at an expanded Las Vegas Convention Center.
North American stock markets climb to record highs on signals of trade truce

North American stock markets climb to record highs on signals of trade truce

TORONTO — North American stock markets all climbed to record highs Friday on low bond yields and positive signals of a trade truce between the world's two largest economies.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,028.47, up 56.29 points.) Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB). Health care. Down 79 cents, or 18.04 per cent, to $3.59 on 27.