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Molson Coors, Hexo to launch CBD-infused water, THC drinks later this year

Molson Coors, Hexo to launch CBD-infused water, THC drinks later this year

TORONTO — The joint venture between beer giant Molson Coors and pot producer Hexo Corp. says its portfolio of pot-based drinks set to hit the market later this year includes a CBD-infused spring water as well as beverages containing THC.

General Motors and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

DETROIT — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a month-long strike that brought the company's U.S. factories, as well as some Canadian operations, to a standstill.
Chicago teachers to strike in nation's 3rd largest district

Chicago teachers to strike in nation's 3rd largest district

Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district.
Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

DETROIT — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.
Fed survey finds US economy being hurt by trade battles

Fed survey finds US economy being hurt by trade battles

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy expanded at a modest pace in September and into October, despite rising trade tensions and weaker global growth that hampered manufacturing, and adverse weather hitting farmers.
Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit

Brexit talks inch closer to a deal ahead of summit

BRUSSELS — The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed at Thursday's EU summit.
A&W reports slower sales growth while net income falls short of expectations

A&W reports slower sales growth while net income falls short of expectations

VANCOUVER — A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund saw sales growth slip in its most recent quarter, following a record performance in the same quarter last year. Same-store sales, a key retail metric, grew 1.

SIR units plunge after trust lowers payouts due to lower restaurant sales

TORONTO — SIR Royalty Income Fund units fell to a multi-year low Wednesday after it warned that investor payouts will drop 16.7 per cent to reflect lower food and drink sales at its restaurants, which include the Jack Astors chain.
Air Canada scrubs 737 Max from schedule until Feb. 14 amid lingering uncertainty

Air Canada scrubs 737 Max from schedule until Feb. 14 amid lingering uncertainty

Air Canada will keep the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" nearly a year after authorities across the globe banned the plane from the skies following two fatal crashes in five months.
TSX inches higher as deal to end GM strike helps auto parts companies

TSX inches higher as deal to end GM strike helps auto parts companies

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index inched higher for a second straight day on gains by clothing retailer Aritzia and a deal to end a GM strike in the U.S. helping Canadian auto parts companies. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 8.