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Canadian pot shoppers placing 100 orders per minute online, Shopify says

The Canadian online cannabis stores powered by Shopify’s e-commerce software are collectively processing more than 100 orders per minute, the Ottawa-based company said, an indication of the high demand for newly-legal pot. Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada at midnight, local time, the government-operated websites and private retailer portals …

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Bargain price oil: How long will it last?

As oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan continues to sell at record discounts, American refineries are enjoying lucrative profit margins at the expense of Canadian oil producers. The sharp drop in oil prices began in late September and is expected to continue for roughly another month. The culprit is limited export …

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Canada Post workers could begin rotating strikes Monday

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers says it has given strike notice to Canada Post that workers could walk off the job as early as next week. The union representing 50,000 Canada Post employees says rotating strikes will begin Monday if agreements aren’t reached with the Urban Postal Operations and …

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