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Transcontinental sells specialty publications; buyers include founder's son

MONTREAL — Transcontinental Inc. says the son of its founder will acquire Benefits Canada, Les Affaires and several other specialty publications while a second buyer will acquire Investment Executive, Advisor's Edge and two other publications.
Understanding weather risks for home insurance as premiums, coverage shift

Understanding weather risks for home insurance as premiums, coverage shift

TORONTO — As the immediate impacts of hurricane Dorian fade from the East Coast, its effects on home insurance profiles will linger on.
Former Canopy co-CEO Bruce Linton sees big opportunity in psychedelics

Former Canopy co-CEO Bruce Linton sees big opportunity in psychedelics

Canopy Growth Corp.'s co-founder and recently ousted co-chief executive has his eye on a new frontier for medicine beyond cannabis: psychedelics.
CannTrust says goods returned by Alberta government cannabis firm worth $1.3M

CannTrust says goods returned by Alberta government cannabis firm worth $1.3M

VAUGHAN, Ont. — CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Thursday that about $1.3 million worth of its products will be returned by the Alberta government's cannabis wholesaler and online retailer.
Bank of England holds rates as it awaits Brexit clarity

Bank of England holds rates as it awaits Brexit clarity

LONDON — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate unchanged at 0.75% Thursday, its last scheduled interest rate decision before Britain is due to leave the European Union.
US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — U.S.
Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand

Welcome to Orcland: Lord of the Rings to film in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Amazon announced Wednesday it will film its upcoming television series "The Lord of the Rings" in New Zealand, marking a return of the orcs, elves and hobbits to the country they became synonymous with over the course of six
Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel-efficient
Canfor investor vows to vote against Pattison proposal to take company private

Canfor investor vows to vote against Pattison proposal to take company private

VANCOUVER — An investment management company that controls about 4.8 per cent of the shares of Canfor Corp. says it will vote against the proposal by a Jim Pattison Group company to take the lumber company private.
Johnson faces Brexit flak from EU lawmakers and top UK court

Johnson faces Brexit flak from EU lawmakers and top UK court

STRASBOURG, France — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by European Union officials Wednesday of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the "father of lies" by a lawyer in the U.K.
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