Statistics Canada's quarterly report on cannabis prices suggests the cost chasm between legal and illegal versions of the drug is wide, and getting wider.
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Canada's economy lost 2,200 jobs in June, and the jobless rate ticked up to 5.5 per cent because more people were looking for work, according to Statistics Canada.
One thing the current trade war is proving to be good for is getting the loonie and oil prices to finally move in opposite directions.
Canada's economy added 32,000 jobs last month, but a surge in more people looking for work pushed the unemployment rate up to six per cent.
Search giant Google pushed back at critics of its security policies this week, saying the power to deny third party applications access to their email has been in the hands of individual users all along.
The first skirmishes of an unexpected trade war between Canada and the U.S. have begun. And while the ultimate impact is still hard to predict, two Canadian companies on the front lines say collateral damage is foreseeable on both sides.
Two Canadian banks warned Monday they have been targeted by hackers, and that the personal information of tens of thousands of customers may have been stolen — something that appeared to be confirmed in a letter to the media from someone who said they were demanding a $1-million ransom from the banks.
The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn't stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says.
The price of the North American oil benchmark briefly touched $72 US a barrel late Tuesday despite the OPEC oil cartel publicly mulling boosting supply as soon as next month.
Bitcoin miners will guzzle more electricity this year than some countries do, according to new numbers from a leading researcher. And while some critics take issue with these figures, few disagree that the digital currency's energy use is a growing problem.