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S&P/TSX composite rises for fifth day in broad rally that also swept U.S. markets

S&P/TSX composite rises for fifth day in broad rally that also swept U.S. markets

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index increased for a fifth-straight day to a near three-week high on a broad rally that also swept U.S. markets higher.

Recreational pot validated for ballot in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota voters are set to vote again on whether they want recreational marijuana legalized for adults after the secretary of state on Wednesday validated the initiated measure for the November ballot.
North American stock markets rise in response to Fed rate increase outlook

North American stock markets rise in response to Fed rate increase outlook

TORONTO — North American stock markets climbed after minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting suggested the central bank won't be any more hawkish in aggressively raising interest rates in the months to come.

Governor signs bill legalizing recreational marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor signed legislation Wednesday making the state the 19th in the nation to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana, an issue that some lawmakers have been working on for years.
OSC withdraws some charges against former CannTrust leaders at pretrial hearing

OSC withdraws some charges against former CannTrust leaders at pretrial hearing

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Three former CannTrust Holdings Inc. leaders accused of securities offences have had some charges dropped, the Ontario Securities Commission said Tuesday, though the fraud charges remain.

Public police are a greedy institution

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Brittney Griner's wife tells ABC she wants WNBA star home

Brittney Griner's wife tells ABC she wants WNBA star home

Brittney Griner's wife, Cherelle, wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner's release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.
Manitoba eyes wine bars, beverage rooms without hotel requirement

Manitoba eyes wine bars, beverage rooms without hotel requirement

WINNIPEG — Manitobans may soon have more places to raise a glass if a bill before the legislature becomes law.
S&P/TSX composite climbs despite big declines by tech and health care sectors

S&P/TSX composite climbs despite big declines by tech and health care sectors

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose after investors returned from a long weekend even as the technology sector was whipsawed by soured sentiment resulting from profit warnings by social media company Snap Inc.
NJ sees $24M in marijuana sales, grants new licenses

NJ sees $24M in marijuana sales, grants new licenses

TRENTON, N.J.