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Canada’s oil patch cuts back climate efforts under pandemic

Canadian oil sands companies have shelved nearly C$2 billion in green initiatives in a cost-cutting drive to weather the coronavirus...

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Industry leaders call for bold green recovery in open letter

Last Thursday a group of Canadian business leaders, organized by Corporate Knights magazine, had a teleconference with Finance Minister Bill...

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Surging gold prices encourage junior prospectors to get searching

For veteran geologist Roger Moss, this year's run-up in gold prices to seven-year highs over US$1,750 per ounce could not...

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NetCents Technology to add the US to its cryptocurrency credit card program

NetCents Technology Inc (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF), a cryptocurrency payments technologies company, has revealed that it will add the United States to...

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Varcoe: Signs of hope, but no quick fix as oil sector emerges from roughest spring on record

Duane Carol owns a small drilling company in Leduc and the normal spring slowdown this year came with a new...

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COSTING: Evaluating gold heap leach projects

Gold is a hot commodity these days. With the pandemic news and gold prices reaching new highs, gold heap leach...

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Gilead sets price for coronavirus treatment remdesivir

Gilead will charge U.S. hospitals $3,120 for the shortest treatment course of its coronavirus drug remdesivir for typical patients with...

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Facebook shares are falling after Starbucks joins ad boycott

Facebook Inc. shares were poised to fall for a second day after more businesses, including Starbucks Corp. and Diageo Plc....

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Pot slump creates distressed opportunities

Cannabis stocks have lost about a quarter of their value in the first half of 2020, compounding a 50 per...

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Reopenings power a 9-week climb in Canadian consumer confidence

Consumer confidence in Canada continues its upward climb for a ninth-straight week amid phased reopenings across the country....

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Silver could hit $19 soon as precious metals shine brightly

Silver’s remarkable recovery after its vicious falls during the height of the coronavirus pandemic suggests more gains are on the...

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Communications firm Ketchum launches cannabis offering in Canada

Ketchum Cultivate was created in 2016 to provide the food and wellness sector with strategic consulting on marketing, branding, crisis...

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Senior Canadian officials unite to support offshore industry

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Premier Dwight Ball, along with provincial Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady, expressed support for a...

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Coinbase to acquire Tagomi to improve institutional trading offering

Cryptocurrency exchange company Coinbase has announced plans to acquire Tagomi, an advanced cryptocurrency brokerage platform specifically targeted at professionals and...

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Antibody drug tech firm AbCellera raises $105 million as it works on COVID-19

Canadian drug discovery technology company AbCellera, which analyzes and identifies antibodies for pharmaceutical companies working on a coronavirus treatment and...

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Silver Prices Test $17 as Gold Falls Through $1700, Ratio Holds 100 for 2nd Day

SILVER PRICES fell with gold in the global storage and trading hub of London on Wednesday, slipping 1.2% for the...

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“Cannabis Treats COVID-19” Rallied Weed Stocks. Cannabis Could Aid Pandemic—If Someone Pays To Find Out.

Already down when the coronavirus pandemic kicked all markets, a few cannabis stocks enjoyed rallies Friday — gains connected, it...

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Environmental advocates concerned by Alberta's new rules for coal mining

Upcoming changes to Alberta's coal regulations are expected to create hundreds of jobs in the province, but environmental advocates worry...

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US shale industry braces for wave of bankruptcies

The biggest independent shale oil groups in the US reported a record combined loss of $26bn in the first quarter...

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EMERGE COMMERCE LOOKING TO GO PUBLIC ON TSXV VIA REVERSE TAKEOVER

Toronto-based e-commerce startup Emerge Commerce has announced plans to go public on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) following a planned...

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Goldman Sachs to Host Conference Call on Crisis, Crypto, and Inflation

Goldman Sachs will host a conference call on May 27 titled US Economic Outlook & Implications of Current Policies for...

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Big banks to report results as mortgage 'deferral cliff' starts to loom, loan loss expectations rise

When Canada’s biggest banks last reported financial results in February, executives said it was too early to tell what kind...

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Will silver prove a better investment than gold this summer?

Silver staged a dramatic price breakout last week, advancing 7 per cent, while gold prices slipped 0.5 per cent. This...

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How The Third Wave in Cannabis Stocks Begins

This past week, the New Cannabis Ventures Global Cannabis Stock Index soared 26%, its best week since late March, when...

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Air Canada to stop emergency wage subsidy; thousands of job cuts will leave workers out in the cold: union

Air Canada will not continue to use the federal emergency wage subsidy and has instead given employees the option of...

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Chinese company makes agreement to buy Nunavut gold mine

The company behind an ongoing gold project in Nunavut's Kitikmeot region, is all set to be sold to a Chinese...

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'Immense amount of pain' predicted for Canadian oilfield services sector

Canada's oilfield services sector is in for "an immense amount of pain" over at least the next year thanks to...

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Bitcoin Crashes Under $9,000 As Sudden Sell-Off Surprises Market

Bitcoin investors are braced for a rough ride after the bitcoin price crashed by almost 10% over the last 24-hour...

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MICROSOFT, DREAM LEGACY FOUNDATION PARTNER TO SUPPORT UNDERREPRESENTED FOUNDERS

Microsoft for Startups Canada has entered into a new partnership with Dream Legacy Foundation in order to support diverse founders...

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Cannabis Could Help Fight COVID-19 Infection: Canadian Study

Scientists searching for ways to reduce the threat of COVID-19 may be getting an assist from the cannabis industry....

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Gold drops 1% on stronger dollar, hopes of economic recovery

Gold slipped 1% on Thursday, drifting away from a 7-1/2 year peak, as the dollar strengthened and hopes of a...

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'A complete disaster': Investors take aim at Teck CEO Don Lindsay after commodity cycle misses

Days after Teck Resources Ltd. publicly pulled the plug in February on Frontier, a proposed $20.5-billion mine in the oilsands...

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Unlocking Enterprise Blockchain Potential with Low-Code Capabilities

Since the rise of Bitcoin more than a decade ago, companies have been trying to harness the potential of blockchain...

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SHOPIFY TO OFFER BUSINESS ACCOUNT, CARD, AND REWARDS PROGRAM WITH NEW SHOPIFY BALANCE

Canadian E-commerce giant Shopify has expanded its financial services offering with the launch of Shopify Balance, a banking product for...

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Inflation falls below zero in Canada for first time since 2009

Canadian inflation went negative for the first time since the 2009 recession after the coronavirus lockdown put the brakes on...

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Metals Focus trims forecast for 2020 palladium supply deficit due to COVID-19

Metals Focus has lowered its forecast for the supply/demand deficit in the palladium market for 2020 due to the COVID-1...

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Navigating COVID-19 in the cannabis industry

In this article Hannah Deacon, co-founder of Maple Tree Consultancy, discusses how COVID-19 is impacting the cannabis industry....

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Saudi Arabia is buying shares of Alberta's oil sands companies. The 'ethical oil' argument is dead.

When Norway’s massive pension fund announced that it had sold its positions in major Canadian energy companies like Suncor and...

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EY Canadian Mining Eye index drops 29% in first quarter of 2020

The EY Canadian Mining Eye index saw a substantial 29% decline in Q1 2020 over Q4 2019, which had seen...

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North American stock markets up, oil climbs

North American stock markets surged higher in late-morning trading and the price of oil rose as businesses have slowly started...

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This Metric Shows Bitcoin Is Undervalued Even After 150% Price Rally

Bitcoin has witnessed triple-digit percentage gains over the past two months. Yet, one metric has turned quite bullish after the...

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Morgan Stanley expanding further into Canada with new wealth management service

One year after Morgan Stanley acquired Calgary-based Solium Capital, the American financial giant is expanding further in Canada with the...

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Ontario’s ‘virtual inspections’ of cannabis stores keep industry growing

Cannabis store entrepreneurs are crediting Ontario’s regulator for its quick transition to a virtual inspection regime amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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Daily Gold News: Wednesday, May 20 – Precious Metals Higher but Gold Unchanged

The gold futures contract gained 0.65% on Tuesday as it retraced some of Monday’s decline from new monthly high of...

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Aurora Cannabis shares skyrocket on hopes worst is behind Canadian weed company

Aurora Cannabis Inc. stock rampaged Monday, with U.S.-traded shares surging nearly 53% in a continued response to better-than-expected earnings last...

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Gold price backs off from new 7-year high

Gold fell from a fresh seven-year high on Monday as early results from a coronavirus vaccine trial showed promising results...

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The Birth of the Psychedelics Industry and Emergence of Psilocybin in the Mainstream

Few things catch the imagination and attract more attention in the markets than the emergence of a new industry. Most...

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Canada’s economic relief efforts are a good start, but tech scale-ups demand clarity around eligibility

Some parts of Canada’s economic relief efforts are receiving a lukewarm response from technology scale-ups, according to a new report...

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Canada’s murky bailout deal for oil and gas will cost us all

The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with low oil prices, have created extraordinarily hard times in oil producing provinces such as Alberta...

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Miners contribute to COVID-19 response

The world’s largest metals streamer Wheaton Precious Metals has launched a US$5 million fund to support global efforts to combat...

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Drink Your Weed: How Cannabis Beverages Finally Took Off

About a year ago, when Lyden Henderson took a sip of a nonalcoholic, cannabis-infused beer, he discovered something was amiss...

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North American stock markets tumble, loonie falls against U.S. dollar

Canada's main stock index fell in a broad-based decline in late morning trading, while U.S. stock markets also tumbled. The...

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Gold slides, palladium plunges nearly 16% in scramble for cash

Gold prices dropped nearly 2% to a near two-week low on Tuesday, while palladium slumped 15.5% as investors scrambled for...

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"As China is restarting, coronavirus-caused supply disruptions might support metals prices in the short term."

“As China is restarting, coronavirus-caused supply disruptions might support metals prices in the short term.” - Dmitry Glushakov, head of...

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Energy Industry in Canada Needs $20 Billion in Aid, Kenney Says

The Canadian energy industry needs more than C$20 billion (C$14.1 billion) in aid from the federal government as the Covid-1...

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Crypto Analysts Predict Imminent Bitcoin (BTC) Rally – Here’s Why a Brutal Breakdown May Follow

Crypto trader and technical analyst Tone Vays says he’s bullish on Bitcoin as the halving approaches....

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S&P/TSX composite posts triple-digit decline, U.S. stock markets also fall

Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit decline in late-morning trading as the heavyweight financial and industrial sectors moved lower....

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Ottawa tech firms catering to teleworkers see ‘surge in demand’ for products

For nearly two decades, Paul Vallée has been building technology to help make working from home easier. With the COVID-1...

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Cannabis Consumer Trends

Over the past few years the CBD market has skyrocketed. The passing of the U.S. 2018 Farm Bill to legalize...

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Gold prices expected to shine as governments launch stimulus

Gold is expected to keep rising from the mid-March lows, based on the weekly Kitco gold-price survey....

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Just One Major Cryptocurrency Is Outperforming Bitcoin Right Now And It’s Climbing Fast

The privacy-focused cryptocurrency monero, currently ranked as the 11th most valuable cryptocurrency on data site CoinMarketCap with a total value...

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Mexico lockdown upsets miners' 2020 plans

On March 31, the Mexican federal government mandated that all non-essential businesses temporarily suspend operations until April 30 due to...

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Tech companies are proposing Canada use phone apps to track spread of coronavirus

A number of companies and researchers in Canada are in talks with or have put forward proposals to various levels...

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$5 Crude Could Put Canada’s Oil Sands Out Of Business

Over the last few weeks, the higher breakeven costs for oil and the lack of sufficient takeaway capacity has come...

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Gold up on bleak US payrolls data; stronger dollar caps gains

Gold prices edged higher on Friday after gloomy U.S. nonfarm payrolls data magnified the economic toll from the coronavirus, although...

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Six months after legalization, Canada’s cannabis edibles market is stalled: ‘We’re just at the beginning of professionalizing this industry’

The cannabis drug was federally legalized in Canada in 2018, and edibles in 2019, but the market has so far...

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Canada could be headed for negative yields, as quantitative easing begins

The Bank of Canada’s secondary market purchase program seems to be working for the bond market, according to one analyst...

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Stocks? Mutual Funds? Should You Panic? Should I Buy? - Expert Traders & Analysis Weigh-In with Research

Studies show that individual mutual fund investors rarely, if ever, enter the market at its bottom. In other words, they...

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Ultra Cheap Canadian Oil Dominates U.S. Markets

While U.S. crude oil imports from OPEC and Mexico have slumped over the past decade and a half, crude imports...

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Bitcoin Soars 18% and Breaks $6000: Is The 2020 Bottom Confirmed? BTC Price Analysis & Overview

Is this the day we had been waiting for? Bitcoin completed an 18% price surge over the past 24 hours...

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COVID-19: Coronavirus impacts spread across mining sector

As the world seemingly moves into lockdown to halt the transmission of the novel COVID-19 virus, the uncertainty and restrictions...

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Canada's stock market collapse is like nothing we've ever seen before

It can be difficult to comprehend the scale of the wealth destruction seen over the past month on global stock...

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Canadian tech sector calls for emergency government-backed bank loans to stave off small business bankruptcies

Canada’s technology sector is at risk of widespread decimation due to the new coronavirus pandemic’s effects on the economy and...

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Gold prices can fall to $1,300 an ounce as recession looms - IHS Markit

The threat of a global recession and low inflationary pressures will continue to drag gold prices lower, with the precious...

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Cannabis sales soar as Canadians hunker down to stop coronavirus

To manage stress in the face of the coronavirus pandemic or just to pass the time under quarantine, Canadians and...

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Fear grips investors as North American stock markets plunge, loonie down

Fear about the economic impact of COVID-19 gripped investors as North American stock markets continued to fall for another day...

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Quebec Cannabis Survey reveals more residents than ever are lighting up

Released this week by the Institut de la Statistique du Québec, the report examined the cannabis consumption habits of 10,19...

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Cryptocurrency in Focus: Outbreak Takes Toll on Bitcoin

Bitcoin -- probably the most iconic name in cryptocurrencies -- is proving it's not immune to the coronavirus crisis. But...

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BC mining and exploration expenditure growth flattens in 2019

The positive momentum gained in British Columbia from mineral and coal exploration expenditure between 2016 and 2018 flattened out in 2019,...

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REPORT: CANADIAN VC INVESTMENTS SET RECORD IN 2019 AS TECH SECTOR DOMINATES

Canadian venture capital (VC) investment reached new heights in 2019, with a record $6.2 billion CAD invested over 539 deals...

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Gold turns lower, heads for a second straight session decline

Gold futures gave up earlier gains to trade lower on Wednesday, even with U.S. stocks taking a fresh leg down...

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Alberta premier says layoffs loom as oilpatch warns of 'catastrophic' impact from low prices

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney warned Wednesday that job cuts are expected to hit the province's oil and gas sector in...

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Posthaste: Canadian jobless rate could jump to 6.3% as oil price crash woes add to coronavirus crisis

Canadians are increasingly panicked about their families and finances as COVID-19 rages across the globe, amid an oil price collapse...

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Canada Defends Marijuana Legalization In Response To International Skepticism

The Canadian government touted the benefits of its legal, regulated marijuana market in comments to the United Nations recently, saying...

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Google recognises Toronto’s tech potential

Following years of steady investment in Canada, Google recently announced that it had chosen Toronto to become a new Cloud...

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Higher gold prices will quickly lift miners after volatility drops – VanEck

Market volatility is having a significant impact on gold prices and gold miners, but one fund manager is recommending that...

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New UK fractional cannabis investment platform launched

A new cannabis investment fund app has been launched to provide exposure to businesses focussing on medical cannabis....

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Canadian mining sector is suffering, but there is still hope - PDAC president

The Canadian resource sector has been hit with a slew of negative news recently and it can still get worse...

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Varcoe: Companies react quickly to oil price crash as Alberta's hoped-for 'turnaround' evaporates

It was less than two short weeks ago the Alberta government was predicting the province was on the verge of...

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Here’s Another, Surprising Reason Why Crypto Prices Fell – Derivatives

The traditional markets' recent sell-off drove cryptocurrency prices down, but the way it did so was more complicated than even...

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North American stock markets partially rebound on stimulus hope and higher crude

Canada's main stock index partially rebounded from its worst one-day decline in more than 30 years on the promise of...

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Here are the Canadian techs to buy in this downturn: National Bank Financial

The coronavirus outbreak is going to take a bite out Canadian tech companies and their performance over the next while...

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Cannabis Canada: Pot companies need cash, flexibility to withstand COVID-19 outbreak, analyst says

If you’ve got cash – and the ability to be flexible with suppliers – you might be one of the...

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Gold Price Forecast – Demand for Precious Metals About to Skyrocket

Last year the U.S. Mint produced the least amount of gold eagle coins in the programs 33-year history. Demand for...

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Tether's Gold-Backed Stablecoin Makes Its Debut on FTX Exchange

Cryptocurrency derivatives exchange FTX has made an announcement about listing Tether Gold (XAUT). The stablecoin, backed by gold, is a...

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North American stock markets plunge at the start of trading again

North American stock markets plunged again in early trading as fears about the novel coronavirus outbreak continued to weigh on...

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Cannabis-infused beverages finally arrive in Canada

More than two months after cannabis-infused beverages became legal for sale in Canada, consumers in Ontario will finally be able...

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Global market volatility drove gold ETFs to all-time highs – report

Global gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) had $4.9 billion or 84.5 tonnes of net inflows in February, boosting holdings to new...

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Thomas Siebel: AI to transform oil and gas

Silicon Valley entrepreneur is bringing artificial intelligence to the oil and gas industry...

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Canada’s Big 3 telecom firms will get 2 years to cut rates by 25 per cent

Rogers, Bell and Telus — the three biggest Canadian cellphone companies — will get two years to slash their prices...

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Stock market seesaw continues as TSX and Dow Jones sell off Thursday

Fear dominated financial markets again on Thursday, and stocks fell sharply on worries about the fast-spreading virus outbreak. It's the...

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Cannabis Payments Are Ripe For Fintech Innovation

It is undeniable that cannabis is more than just a budding industry — it is big business. In Denver, ground...

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Bank of Canada follows Fed with rate cut as virus fears mount

The Bank of Canada cut half a percentage point from its benchmark interest rate Wednesday, easing monetary policy for the...

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Ontario supports innovation projects in mining industry

The Government of Ontario in Canada is investing more than C$10.5m ($7.86m) in 28 companies that supply products and services...

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FINTECH GIANT BREX OPENS FIRST INTERNATIONAL OFFICE IN VANCOUVER

San Francisco-based FinTech startup Brex, which offers business credit cards and cash management accounts to technology companies, has opened its...

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Gold ends lower as global stocks climb, but falling bond yields underpin the metal

Gold futures ended lower on Wednesday, pressured as global equities rallied, dulling their haven appeal....

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Groups linked to oil companies funded Facebook ads denouncing the rail blockades

Oil and gas companies, and groups linked to them, have been spending big on Facebook ads that denounce the First...

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Canadian stocks up on broad rally in Toronto; U.S. markets also higher

A broad-based rally helped power Canada's main stock index to a triple-digit advance in late-morning trading, while U.S. stock markets...

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Cannabis producer Canopy Growth shuts down 2 B.C. facilities, leaving hundreds out of work

Canopy Growth has closed large greenhouses in Delta and Aldergrove, staff who worked at the cannabis company tell Global News....

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The Drilldown: Alberta announces $100 million loan to decommission abandoned oil and gas wells

The Albertan government announced yesterday that it will be financing a $100-million loan to the Orphan Well Association to help...

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Govt. officials unveil mining action plan to bolster competitiveness

Federal and provincial officials, along with industry and Indigenous stakeholders, announced March 2 the rollout of an action plan under...

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Canadian dollar weakens as investors bet on Bank of Canada matching Fed rate cut

The Canadian dollar fell against the greenback on Tuesday, giving up much of the prior day’s rally, as the Federal...

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Key Bitcoin (BTC) Indicator Suggests Cryptocurrency Market Poised for Massive Bull Run: Glassnode

The blockchain intelligence firm Glassnode says a key Bitcoin indicator suggests the crypto market remains in the early days of...

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Canadian tech company Redbrick acquires U.S. website builder Leadpages

Victoria, B.C.-based tech company Redbrick announced the acquisition of Minnesota-based no-code website builder Leadpages. Read more at MobileSyrup.com: Canadian tech...

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Gold, silver prices surge amid Fed gambit to cut U.S. rates

Gold and silver prices are sharply higher in midday U.S. futures trading Tuesday, with gold now gaining back all of...

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Surprising conservative investors who’ve stuck with marijuana stocks in the U.S.

It’s been clear for some time now that investing in cannabis stocks has not gone so well....

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North American stock markets rally on growing rate cut expectations to offset coronavirus

North American stock markets rebounded strongly from the worst week since the 2008 financial crisis on expectations that central banks...

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Tax writeoffs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa is making off-road vehicles and automotive equipment eligible for an immediate tax writeoff....

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The Odds Are Stacked Against Oil As Recession Looms

The recent slump in Brent Crude prices follows a similar pattern of past slowdowns in global factory output, sparking fears...

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Winnipeg wants Ottawa's help in regulating medical-cannabis grow ops in residential neighbourhoods

The City of Winnipeg wants Health Canada to better regulate medical-cannabis grow operations after complaints about odour emanating from a...

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Stocks rally after last week's rout on central bank policy hopes

Equity markets around the world rose on Monday as speculation that central banks will cut interest rates to soften the...

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Alberta's Kenney says frustrating coronavirus stifling oil and gas economy

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says it’s difficult to watch global oil prices fall due to reduced demand tied to the...

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Action Plan 2020 unveiled at PDAC

One after another, a parade of political dignitaries and mining industry professionals took to the stage at the Canada Pavilion...

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Bank of Canada: We expect a cut this week

We look for a 25bp cut by the BoC this week as coronavirus worries increasingly weigh on the economic outlook...

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Bitfinex to Delist Nearly 50 Cryptocurrency Trading Pairs on March 6

Bitfinex, the 11th largest cryptocurrency exchange by daily trading volume, will remove dozens of cryptocurrency trading pairs later this week....

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Government of Canada invests in regenerative medicine research to support Canadians' health

Stem cells are the body's building blocks, responsible for growing and repairing tissues. Used in regenerative medicine, they hold immense...

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These Three American Cannabis Companies Are Making A Profit

Cannabis companies are ramping up revenue quickly, but few are profitable. At New Cannabis Ventures, we share a resource that...

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Gold Sets Up For Another Massive Move Higher

Our research team believes the recent downward price activity in Gold and Silver are indicative of past price patterns we...

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'You don’t want to panic': What investors should do during a market storm

Markets have given investors whiplash during a trading week that a global stock rout as fears over the rapid spread...

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Hackers send cryptocurrency exchange offline with DDoS attacks

Someone is disrupting cryptocurrency exchanges with Distributed Denial of Service attacks, with both Bitfinex and OKEx hit in the past...

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Lawsuit over African mine can be heard in British Columbia: Supreme Court

A human-rights lawsuit against a Canadian mining company can be heard in British Columbia, even though it involves events in...

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TSX drops 700 points as stock market rout continues

The Toronto Stock Exchange reopened Friday after a technical glitch shut down trading early the day before — and investors...

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ALBERTA BUDGET 2020 STRIKES SIMILAR CHORD FOR PROVINCES’ TECH SECTOR

On Thursday, The Government of Alberta tabled its budget for 2020, with its commitments staying much the same for the...

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Cannabis producers in Canada are now offering ‘value brands’ to compete with cheaper illegal market

The legal cannabis market in Canada grew 107% in 2019, but illegal sellers still dominate with 70% of sales, according...

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Oil, Gas Operators Forecast to Slash E&P, Project Spending on Coronavirus Impacts

Global exploration and production (E&P) investments may take a substantial hit this year because of the coronavirus, as staffing and...

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Palladium slumps 12%, gold 4% as precious metals join virus-led free fall

Palladium led a free fall in precious metals on Friday, slumping more than 12%, while gold slid as much as...

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Cannabis edibles are leading Canada’s cannabis market in 2020

It has now been more than a year since cannabis was legalised in Canada, and while 2019 sales fell short...

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Canadian MPs vote to examine the privacy implications of facial-recognition technology

The controversial use of facial-recognition tools will soon be scrutinized by MPs. Members of the House of Commons committee on...

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In major shift, UN drug chief questions whether control treaties involving cannabis are out of date

The president of the narcotics enforcement agency of the United Nations is questioning whether the agency’s decades-old drug conventions are...

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Precious Metals Snapshot: Eight companies advancing projects globally

Gold exploration and mine development remain leading drivers of mining activity around the world by Canadian-based gold companies. Here is...

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Price of Bitcoin Drops After $150 Million Liquidated on BitMEX

Today the cryptocurrency market saw a huge drop in the price of Bitcoin (BTC). According to the data analytics provider...

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Coastal GasLink suspends construction pending Wet’suwet’en negotiations

Coastal GasLink has agreed to halt some construction activity for two days as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs signal to their supporters...

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Private-sector job vacancies in Canada remain at an all-time high, new data shows

Canada's private-sector job vacancy rate remained at a record high of 3.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019...

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Sidewalk Labs still facing questions over data use in Toronto smart city project proposal

Alphabet’s proposed “smart” city development in Toronto is facing fresh questions over the project’s data-gathering technology from a panel advising...

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TSX shut down for 'technical halt' as stock markets sell off

The company that owns and operates the Toronto Stock Exchange says it has ordered a "technical halt" to all trading...

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News Bites If coronavirus fallout lasts into Q2, gold price could see $1,800 levels - Goldman Sachs

As gold resumed its rally Thursday after some consolidation, Goldman Sachs issued an upward revision to its 12-month price projections...

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SURVEY: Canada no longer top mining investment destination, Fraser Institute says

For the first time in a decade, there are no Canadian jurisdictions in the Fraser Institute’s top 10 investment destinations...

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Edibles and drinkables are leading Canada's legal cannabis market in 2020

It has been more than a year since cannabis was legalized in Canada and while 2019 sales fell short of...

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Canadian Space Agency invests in moon exploration

Canada’s Space Agency (CSA) announced this morning that they have given out seven contracts worth $4.36 million to five companies...

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The Rise And Fall Of Cryptocurrency: Is It Going Well?

The cryptocurrency boom, which started at the end of 2017, turned out to be a complete collapse last year: the...

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'Do what is necessary': Kenney hints at government backing major oil and gas project

Premier Jason Kenney is suggesting the provincial government may financially back an oil and gas project....

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Scotiabank profit tops estimates in revival of capital markets

Bank of Nova Scotia’s capital-markets division is showing signs of a turnaround. The unit had long been the weakest link...

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Gold retreats from multi-year peak, but virus fears remain

Gold fell over 1% on Tuesday as the metal’s rally to 7-year highs in the last session prompted profit-taking even...

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Stock market bloodbath kept at bay in Canada with gold rally

Canadian stocks declined with global markets, as authorities struggled to keep the coronavirus from spreading more widely outside China. However...

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Weed Stocks Burned as Cowen Paints Hazy Outlook

Tilray led the freefall in marijuana stocks on Monday as one analyst on Wall Street warned that the upcoming further...

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Trudeau must achieve Canada’s emission targets, even at expense of oilsands industry

Can the oilsands industry reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in line with Canada’s climate change commitments while also remaining competitive...

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Canadian mining giant withdraws plans for C$20bn tar sands project

A Canadian mining giant has withdrawn plans for a massive C$20.6bn ($15.7bn) tar sands mine, days before the federal government...

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Canadian businesses rush to plug a gap in electric-vehicle charging: Don Pittis

The relatively small number of electric vehicles you see on the road today masks what many experts say is a...

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Canadian dollar slides to 2-week low as coronavirus spreads

The Canadian dollar weakened to a near two-week low against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as spreading of the coronavirus...

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Warren Buffett blasts bitcoin as worthless and vows he will never own a cryptocurrency

Warren Buffett dismissed bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as worthless in a CNBC interview on Monday. "Cryptocurrencies basically have no value,"...

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Aurora Cannabis downgraded as Canadian sector struggles—but one analyst is upbeat

Cowen downgraded Aurora Cannabis Inc., Tilray Inc. and Sundial Growers Inc. on Monday with analysts becoming increasingly cautious on the...

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Gold surges to seven-year peak as pandemic fears spark safe-haven rush

Gold soared as much as 2.8% on Monday to its highest level in seven years, as investors worried about global...

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G20 finance heads eye impact of coronavirus outbreak on growth, see modest pickup

Finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies vowed to monitor the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on global growth...

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Canadian cannabis price data added on Nasdaq platform in futures push

Cannabis took another step closer to becoming a tradeable commodity on the futures market after Nasdaq added three Canadian pot...

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SpaceX is looking to raise about $250 million, valuing Elon Musk’s space company at $36 billion

SpaceX is looking to raise about a quarter billion dollars in new funds, as Elon Musk’s company heads into a...

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Shares of Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold soar 24%

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2020 could be a defining year for the cannabis industry

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