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Canadian stock market continues to climb while U.S. markets fall from record highs

Canadian stock market continues to climb while U.S. markets fall from record highs

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rebounded from early losses to climb yet again while U.S. markets dipped from record highs. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 37.98 points to a record 21,594.52.
No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

NEW YORK (AP) — Big cannabis companies are backing a new, celebrity-infused campaign to enlist marijuana users to pressure members of Congress to legalize pot nationwide.
Hexo to close three facilities it recently acquired and layoff about 155 workers

Hexo to close three facilities it recently acquired and layoff about 155 workers

OTTAWA — Hexo Corp. says it will close three recently acquired facilities and layoff about 155 workers as it works to streamline production. The Ottawa-based cannabis company says it will shutter properties in Kirkland Lake and Brantford, Ont.

Alabama man charged with breaking into jail to make delivery

TROY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man was charged with breaking into a county jail to make a delivery of cigarettes, marijuana, cellphones and chargers, authorities said.
Missouri inmate adamantly denies role in 1978 triple slaying

Missouri inmate adamantly denies role in 1978 triple slaying

KANSAS CITY, Mo.
Man who's sorry for burning B.C. Masonic buildings gets 2.5 years with time served

Man who's sorry for burning B.C. Masonic buildings gets 2.5 years with time served

VANCOUVER — A man who caused more than $2.5 million in damage by setting fire to three Masonic buildings in Metro Vancouver has been given a 40-month prison sentence.

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 (21,556.54, up 100.72 points.) Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.19, or 2.21 per cent, to $52.69 on 49.6 million shares.
North American stock markets continue record runs after last week's economic gains

North American stock markets continue record runs after last week's economic gains

TORONTO — The afterglow of last week's economic and employment gains propelled North American stock markets further along their record runs. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 100.72 points to a record close of 21,556.54 after peaking at 21,585.

Ciattarelli campaign denies fraud but says recount possible

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republican Jack Ciattarelli’s campaign denied Monday that there was fraud in this year's governor's election but his campaign's attorney said the margin could shrink enough to warrant a recount.
Aurora Cannabis buying stake in Dutch company Growery, to provide secured loan

Aurora Cannabis buying stake in Dutch company Growery, to provide secured loan

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has signed a deal to invest in a significant equity stake in Growery B.V., a Netherlands-based company that holds a license to participate in the country's controlled cannabis supply chain experiment.