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Hudbay Minerals shares up following earnings, plans growth at Lalor mine

TORONTO — Hudbay Minerals Inc. shares were up nearly six per cent in late-morning trading following its fourth-quarter results and a plan to increase gold production at a Manitoba gold mine. The company, which reports in U.S. dollars, lost US$3.
Aurora Cannabis makes board changes, names new lead independent director

Aurora Cannabis makes board changes, names new lead independent director

EDMONTON — Aurora Cannabis Inc. moved to strengthen its board of directors as it announced chairman Michael Singer will become executive chairman.
Tilray to acquire hemp food company Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million

Tilray to acquire hemp food company Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million

Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. has signed a deal to acquire Hemp Hearts-maker Manitoba Harvest for up to $419 million in cash and stock as the two companies look to launch CBD-infused products where permissible in the U.S.
Market volatility, mortgages loom over upcoming earnings of Canada's big banks

Market volatility, mortgages loom over upcoming earnings of Canada's big banks

TORONTO — Canada's biggest banks are set to report on what has traditionally been the strongest quarter of the year, but market volatility and slower mortgage growth during the period could weigh on their latest results.
Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

Trump wants California to pay back billions for bullet train

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S.
Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

TOKYO — Japan reports its exports tumbled 8.4 per cent in January from a year earlier, as slowing Chinese growth pushed its monthly trade deficit to the highest level in nearly five years.